2016 Clinician Educator Showcase

It?s Showcase Time!  

Register now and join us on October 20, 2016 when the Department of Psychiatry and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC (WPIC) host the Fifth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase.  Click here to view the showcase program schedule.

What?s Happening at this Year?s Showcase

Promoting Physician Well-Being

 Plenary Speaker

 Dena Hofkosh, MD, MPH
 Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine  




Interactive Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions will focus on a variety of topics and offer something for everyone. Sessions are led by experts from the Department of Psychiatry and WPIC, and provide participants with the opportunity to join in the discussion.  

Understanding Insurance Coverage: A Practical Guide for Providers
Session Organizers: Manish Sapra, MD, MMM and Camellia Herisko, DNP, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CRNP

Violence Risk Management for Clinicians: Three Commonly Asked Questions
Session Organizers:  Abhishek Jain, MD and Camellia Herisko, DNP, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CRNP

Embedding Behavioral Health Care in Medical Settings: Challenges and Opportunities
Session Organizers: LalithKumar K. Solai, MD, Kenneth Nash, MD, MMM, and Michael Travis, MD

Making WPIC More Welcoming:  Diversity, Inclusion, and Acceptance
Session Organizers:  Jason Rosenstock, MD and Camellia Herisko, DNP, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CRNP

Mentoring Clinician Educators ? Your Role on the Team
Session Organizers:  Alexis Fertig, MD, MPH, Karen Matthews, PhD and Jody Glance, MD

Novel Applications of Technology to Enhance Psychiatric Treatment in Medical Settings
Session Organizers: James Tew, Jr., MD and Michael Marcsisin, MD

The Popular Speed Dat(a)ing Session Is Back!

We are pleased to bring back the popular Speed Dat(a)ing session first introduced in 2015.  Four psychiatry residents and clinical fellows have been invited to present their projects and share how they working to enhance training and clinical care.

Opportunities to Network and Reconnect with Colleagues

There will be plenty of time to network and reconnect with colleagues at lunch and at the reception immediately following the showcase. The Clinician Educator Showcase is open to all faculty, clinicians, staff, residents, medical students, psychology interns, and our WPIC community partners.

How to Register (Deadline: October 13, 2016)

Registration is required to attend this event.  Click here to download a registration form. Submit your completed form by emailing it to Frances Patrick at or faxing it to her at 412-246-6780.  Lunch will be provided for all registrants and light refreshments will be offered during the breaks.  

Have a Question? 

Please contact Jeanie Knox Houtsinger (Email:; Telephone: 412-246-6784).