Christopher Plescia, MD
Education & Training
A Professional Development Milestone for Early-Career Clinician-Educator Faculty Members
Congratulations to the most recent graduates of the Clinician-Educator Faculty Development Program (CEFDP)! The CEFDP is a Department of Psychiatry professional development opportunity for early-career clinician-educators, specially designed to enhance clinical and academic skills and to foster peer network connections. Because the transition to a faculty position in an academic medical center can be challenging...
Pitt Psychiatry at the 2022 Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Annual Meeting
Pitt Psychiatry consultation-liaison faculty and trainees attended the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry annual meeting and presented seven symposia/workshops, five posters, and five oral papers. Award Meredith Spada, MD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry) received a poster award for “Stakeholder Assessment for a Remote Perinatal Telepsychiatry Service.” Presentations Seventeen Department of Psychiatry...
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes New Clinician-Educator Faculty
The Department of Psychiatry extends a warm welcome to the physicians below, who join our clinician-educator faculty at the rank of assistant professor. Alex Israel, MD Dr. Israel received his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and following a residency in general psychiatry at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) in the Academic-Administrator, Clinician-Educator Track, he...