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Melinda Fawcett

UF Health MedEd Podcast with Dr. Holbert

Richard Holbert, M.D helps us to identify treatment-resistant depression. He examines the indications for transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroconvulsive therapy and he describes the potential side effects and outcomes of these therapies.

World Patient Safety Day

The COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled the huge challenges and risks health workers are facing globally including health care associated infections, violence, stigma, psychological and emotional disturbances, illness and even death. Working in stressful environments makes health workers more prone to errors which can lead to patient harm.

Keeping kids healthy during COVID-19

Keeping children safe is a top priority for all parents during the COVID-19 crisis and will become increasingly challenging this fall. These tips are helpful for all parents, including those whose kids have neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs, as they do their best to keep their children physically and mentally…

PGY3 Meena Nuthi to serve on Housestaff Council Executive Committee

Meena Nuthi, MD Meena Nuthi, MD has been selected to serve as the Vice Chair of Diversity on the Housestaff Council’s Executive Committee. The Housestaff Council was founded in July 2019 to represent Housestaff with regards to education, training, facilities and resources. The…

Child Psychiatry receives five year $1.42M contract to create Florida Pediatric Behavioral Health Collaborative network

The University of Florida Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry has executed a five year, $1,425,000 contract with the Department of Health, Division of Children’s Medical Services, for the purpose of developing a collaborative care consultation model, and joining a statewide Florida Pediatric Behavioral Health Collaborative…