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Dr. Teitelbaum appointed to ACAAM Board

Scott Teitelbaum, MD Scott Teitelbaum, MD has been appointed to the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM) Board of Directors. ACAAM’s mission is to advance medical practice in addiction prevention and treatment through fellowship training and education, ensuring physicians are trained…

Combatting Holiday Depression

Uma Suryadevara, M.D., a UF Health psychiatrist, said that seasonal affective depression is often regular depression but exacerbated around the holidays and said she sees an increase in patients coming to her for help with depression during the holiday season.

Drs. Bussing & Febo named COM University Term Professors

Department of Psychiatry Professor, Regina Bussing, MD and Assistant Professor, Marcelo Febo, PhD have been named College of Medicine 2018-19 University Term Professors. The University Term Professorship Program provides recognition to outstanding academic achievement. Professorships are awarded based on the Professor’s performance in the past five years with…

UF attends first NNDC Annual Meeting

The UF College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry was welcomed into the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC) at their Annual Conference in Baltimore. Several of our faculty and residents presented posters at this year’s Annual Meeting. Here is a list of posters that were presented:  “Exploration…

2018 NAMI Walk

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Gainesville Chapter held their Annual NAMI Walk on Saturday, October 13th at Depot Park. The UF Department of Psychiatry had several members in attendance to support the walk and provide information on mental health services available to the community. The NAMI…

Fourth Annual MIAW Movie Night at the Hippodrome

The Department of Psychiatry held its fourth annual movie night during Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) at the Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville on October 8th. As part of activities scheduled for MIAW the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida screens a movie which focuses on mental…

60th Anniversary Alumni Dinner

On Friday, September 21, 2018 the Department of Psychiatry hosted the 60th Anniversary Alumni Reception and Dinner at the Harrell Medical Education Building. Please enjoy the gallery below.  …