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Annual Clinician Educator Showcase October 12, 2017, 11:30 am - 4:30 pm Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

It's Showcase time! The University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC (WPIC) will host the Sixth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase on October 12, 2017 at WPIC in the auditorium and second floor classrooms.  Continuing education credits will be available.

The Showcase program features interactive plenary and breakout sessions where you can learn and share information on a variety of topics and presentations by a select group of psychiatry residents on their innovative projects to enhance medical education and clinical care. The event also provides plenty of opportunities to network and reconnect with colleagues. We will also celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of our clinician educators and staff. Lunch will be provided for all registrants and light refreshments will be served during the afternoon break.


"The Business of Psychiatry"

 Christopher Gessner, MBA, MHA
 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and
  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic 





This year's Speed Dat(a)ing session features the work of four of our outstanding clinician educators:

  • Sarah Arshad, MD
  • Shelly Kucherer, MD
  • Meredith Spada, MD
  • Crystal White, MD 


  • Bridging the Research to Practice Gaps in Community Mental Health
  • Teaching in a Multidisciplinary Work Environment
  • How to Design and Implement Clinical Value and Quality Improvement Projects
  • Therapeutic Evaluation of Conditional Lethality
  • Managing Unprofessional Behavior 
  • Writing a Business Plan: How to Develop a Program

Please note the registration deadline has passed for this event. Registrants will receive an email on October 5, 2017 confirming their breakout session assignments and room locations.

Inquires regarding this Event. Please contact Jeanie Knox Houtsinger with questions regarding this event (Telephone: 412-246-6784; Email: