FPS 2016 Fall Meeting

FPS Department of Psychiatry Faculty and ResidentsThe Florida Psychiatric Society (FPS) 2016 Fall CME Meeting was held over the weekend at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel. Several members of the University of Florida’s Department of Psychiatry faculty and residents attended the meeting which focused on “Foundations for the Future of Psychiatry”.

Mariam Rahmani, MD, University of Florida Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Director presented with UF Child and Adolescent Fellow graduate Ali Canton, MD on “Child and Adolescent Telepsychiatry: Considerations in Current and Future Practice and Training“.

Dr. Yarelis Guzman-Quinones and Daniel Pietras, MD
Dr. Yarelis Guzman-Quinones and Daniel Pietras, MD receive Fall 2016 Tom and Donna Buchanan FPS Alliance Grants

Martha Brown, MD, FAPA, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry gave a presentation on “Impaired and Disruptive Physicians”

PGY-3 Residents, Yarelis Guzman-Quinones, MD and Daniel Pietras, MD were awarded the Fall 2016 Tom and Donna Buchanan FPS Alliance Grant.

I wanted to take this opportunity to recognize our faculty, residents, and staff who attended and participated in the Fall 2016 FPS meeting this past weekend.

-Jacqueline Hobbs, MD, PhD, DFAPA


  • Martha Brown, MD
  • Regina Bussing, MD
  • Angela Camacho, MD
  • Brian Cooke, MD (FPS Councilor)
  • Jacqueline Hobbs, MD, PhD
  • Mariam Rahmani, MD
  • Rajiv Tandon, MD (FPS President-Elect)
  • Joseph Thornton, MD
  • Mehdi Yazdanpanah, MD
  • Cara Yergen, MD


  • Kathleen Burns, MD
  • Fei Chen, DO
  • Yarelis Guzman-Quinones, MD
  • Christopher Ong, MD
  • Daniel Pietras, MD


  • Priscilla Spence