Community Psychiatry: System-wide Management of Chronic Ingester and Suicidal Patients


Community Psychiatry: System-wide Management of Chronic Ingester and Suicidal Patients

Gina Perez, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
James Tew, Jr., MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Lawson Bernstein, MD Medical Director & Chairman, UPMC McKeesport Hospital Behavioral Health Program
Christopher Watson, PhD, VHA-CM Deputy Associate Chief of Staff/Chief Psychologist Behavioral Health, VA Pittsburgh Health Center

Join us for a special Clinical Grand Rounds featuring experts from our Community Psychiatry program. This rounds will focus on the effective system-wide management of chronic ingester and suicidal patients.

Date & Time. December 4, 2020, 12:00 to 1:30pm

Join via Zoom. Click on this link to join the lecture; Meeting ID: 983 1784 7866; Passcode: 849794. If you experience any problems with the link, email

The entirety of this program will be a lecture by the speaker(s). All individuals able to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients. Registration is not required for this event. This event is free and there will be no refunds. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

For more information.  Please contact Frances Patrick (

Continuing Education Credit:  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Other health care professionals are awarded .15 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.5 contact hours.  In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials which will be distributed at the time of the conference.  WPH is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. WPH maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  This program is being offered for 1.5 continuing education credits.
The indicated number of clock hours of continuing education is provided through UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital’s Office of Educational Resources and Planning, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education in accordance with all the applicable educational and professional standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist. These clock hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT renewal.  For more information, call (412) 204-9085.