Education & Training
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Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Care: What’s Happening at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
At the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting this week, we invited attendees to learn about some of the ways the clinicians and leadership at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) strive to meet the needs of all patients by providing innovative, thoughtful and accessible behavioral health care. Western Psychiatric Hospital Overview Dr. David Lewis (Chair, Department of Psychiatry) opened the meeting...
Seventh Annual Clinician Educator Showcase Highlights Innovations in Teaching, Clinical Care, and Program Development
The Department of Psychiatry and UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) welcomed over 150 clinician educators, trainees and staff to WPSY on October 11, 2018 for the Seventh Annual Clinician Educator Showcase. The Showcase kicked off with a luncheon and interactive poster session that provided plenty of networking opportunities. Two members of our faculty were recognized for their outstanding service and many...
Register Now for the Seventh Annual Clinician Educator Showcase
Registration is now open for the Seventh Annual Clinician Educator Showcase, slated for October 11th. This special half-day event, hosted by the Department of Psychiatry and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) and Community Care Behavioral Health, celebrates the many accomplishments of our talented clinician educators and staff and features an interactive plenary session and breakout sessions on a wide...
WPIC Offers Clinician-Educators Unique Career Development Opportunities
The critical role of Clinician-Educators (CEs) has continued to gain recognition within academic medical centers, and the responsibilities of CEs have increasingly become more complex. To help physicians navigate this complexity, the Department has established a programmatic approach that involves personalized career development to enable CEs to identify their talents, develop specific skill sets, and unleash their...