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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.

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…

Chief Appreciation & Resident Award Ceremony

The Psychiatry Residency Education program held their Annual Chief Appreciation & Resident Award Ceremony via Zoom this year. Please check out this slideshow to see those residents and faculty that were recognized for their hard work this year.

Child Psychiatry Fellowship Awards

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program held their end of year celebration on June 23, 2020. We would like to share some highlights from the reception.

Patients schedule telemedicine appointments amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced doctors and their patients to make more appointments online. Departments at UF Health such as the Department of Psychiatry has transitioned to telemedicine appointments. Dr. Kishan Nallapula talks with TV20’s Dave Snyder.

5th Annual Dr. Richard C. Christensen, MD Advocacy Day

This month, we would have commemorated the 5th Annual Richard C. Christensen, MD Advocacy Day​. We have decided to postpone an amazing talk by Dr. Liz Frye until after the pandemic settles down. However, we know that Dick would have been very proud of how everyone is handling this…

Tips for parents during COVID-19 crisis

Many people are struggling to juggle work, parenting and now suddenly homeschooling their children during the COVID-19 crisis. UF Health Psychologist Dr. Andrea Guastello provides tips to help parents through these challenging times.