February 10

A Primer on Autism and ID Services for General Behavioral Health Providers

James Tew, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Associate Chief of Clinical Services, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Beth Fulena, MSW, LSW Director of Care Management, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Tara Krelic, LSW Supervisor, Social Work, Inpatient Services, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
February 17

VIP Treatment: Unique Effects of Alcohol on Prefrontal Cortex Disinhibitory Interneurons

Max Joffe, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Epigenetic Regulation of Striatal Molecular Rhythm Alterations in Depression

Kyle Ketchesin, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
March 3

Children’s Telephonic Psychiatric Consultation Services (TiPS) Behavioral Health and Pediatric Primary Care Conference

featuring experts from UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh
March 3

Liberalization of Cannabis Use and Clinical Implications

Hader Mansour, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Director, Addiction Medicine Services Inpatient Unit, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Julie Kmiec, DO Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Director, Ambulatory Detoxification and Bridge Program, and the Narcotic Addiction Treatment Program, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Konasale Prasad, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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primary faculty members. Of the 24 faculty hired in 2022, 38% are individuals from historically marginalized communities.

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Our residency training program is ranked eighth in the nation by Doximity.

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million awarded in research funding in university fiscal year 2021-2022.

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Our psychiatry program ranked seventh among medical schools in the nation by US News & World Report.

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