Congratulations to the UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Resident and Fellow Class of 2019!
Please join us in congratulating the 2019 graduates of UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) Residency and Clinical Fellowship programs.
At the graduation ceremony on June 14, 2019, residents, fellows, and their families and friends celebrated the achievement of this important milestone in medical training. Additionally, several residents received awards in recognition of their accomplishments in medical education and service:
2019 Psychiatry Student Interest Group Exemplary Service Award for Excellence in Teaching
- Faculty Winner: Neeta Shenai, MD
- Resident Winner: Gil Hoftman, MD, PhD
Office of Residency Training Education Committee Resident Teaching Awards
2019 Outstanding Graduating Resident: Meredith Spada, MD
2019 Outstanding Adult Teaching Resident: Priyanka Amin, MD & Alex Israel, MD
2019 Outstanding Child Teaching Resident: Sara Harmon, MD
2019 Graduating Resident Humanism Award: Allison Foroobar, MD
The class of 2019 presented the following awards to key faculty, staff and groups in honor of their extraordinary contributions to the medical training of WPH’s residents and fellows. Below are the 2019 Residency Training Awards:
Sarah Elizabeth Wolfe Exemplary Teaching Service Award for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Garrett Sparks, MD
WPH Exemplary Teaching Service Award for Adult Faculty: Nolan Hughes, MD
WPH Exemplary Teaching Service Award for Geriatric Faculty: Daniel Varon, MD
WPH Exemplary Teaching Service Award for Volunteer Faculty: Robin Valpey, MD
WPH Exemplary Teaching Service Award for Non-Faculty Staff: Chelsea Carr, PharmD, BCPP
WPH Exemplary Teaching Service Award for Outpatient Services: Center for Eating Disorders Intensive Outpatient Services and Partial Hospitalization Program
WPH Exemplary Teaching Service Award for Special Services: WPH Safety Officers
WPH Exemplary Teaching Service Award for Inpatient Services: Geriatric Inpatient Unit
Congratulations to the graduates and to the award winners!