Paula Powe, MD
Education & Training
Highlights from the 2021 Department of Psychiatry Clinician Educator Showcase
On March 25, 2021, Pitt Psychiatry clinician-educator faculty and UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) trainees and staff gathered virtually for the Department’s 9th Clinician Educator Showcase. The Showcase is an annual opportunity for clinician-educators to learn about promising clinical innovations and the latest quality improvement initiatives. The event includes career development roundtable discussions...
Community-Engaged Research on Toxic Stress and Mental Health Intervention Access
Paula Marie Powe, MD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry), a child and adolescent psychiatrist, is medical director of the Matilda H. Theiss Child Development Center in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. Dr. Powe’s clinical interests focus on trauma prevention and treatment in early childhood. At the Theiss Center she works with children who are at risk for behavioral and emotional issues and their families. Dr. Powe...
The New & Improved Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program
The Clinician-Educator Faculty Development Program (CEFDP), now in its 10th year, is a professional development opportunity for Department of Psychiatry early-career clinician-educators (CEs), specially designed to enhance clinical and academic skills, and to foster peer network connections. This January, the CEFDP has relaunched with a fifth cohort and features an updated program structure designed to help...
Congratulations to the UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Resident and Fellow Class of 2020!
This year the Department of Psychiatry held our first-ever virtual UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) resident and fellow graduation—a festive and moving online event, hosted by Michael Travis, MD (Senior Director for Postgraduate Physician Training), celebrating the myriad accomplishments of this year’s graduating class. The themes of community and family, as well as the outstanding care delivered during the...