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October 2017 Newsletter

Published: October 9th, 2017

A monthly electronic newsletter highlighting the accomplishments and events happening in the Department of Psychiatry.

Dept Psychiatry at FPS

UF Health Psychiatry participates at FPS

Published: October 9th, 2017

The Florida Psychiatric Society held their annual fall meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota over the weekend. Attendees had the opportunity to earn up to 12 continuing medical education […]

Dr. Hobbs receiving the Safety Award

Physician Jacqueline Hobbs recognized as role model for colleagues

Published: October 5th, 2017

THE Q REPORT – Such focused attention to quality and safety issues earned Hobbs recognition earlier this year as the 2017 Outstanding Safety Clinical Champion at the Patient Safety and Quality Week Heroes Recognition Dinner.

UF Health Representative Rebecca Lukowski

VA hosts CME event for MIAW

Published: October 4th, 2017

The Malcom Randall VA Medical Center hosted a CME event for Mental Illness Awareness Week. Participants could earn up to eight CME credit hours. Sessions included topics such as “Moving […]

Dr. Bussing speaks with GOC's Brett Buell

3rd Annual MIAW Movie Night at the Hippodrome

Published: October 2nd, 2017

The Department of Psychiatry held its third annual movie night during Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) at the Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville on October 5th. As part of activities scheduled […]

UF Helps with Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

UF helps with Puerto Rico donations

Published: October 1st, 2017

I want to say thank you to everyone who helped in our efforts to get supplies to Puerto Rico. I finally made it to Orlando yesterday around 1pm. I received […]


UF Psychiatry hosts IGPI

Published: September 30th, 2017

The University of Florida Department of Psychiatry, in conjunction with the Indo-American Psychiatric Association (Florida Chapter), NAMI Florida, and FL Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program  hosted the 8th Annual Indian […]

Dr. Bruijnzeel delivers the keynote session at NAMI FL in Orlando

Drs. Bruijnzeel & Thornton speak at NAMI Florida Meeting

Published: September 27th, 2017

September is National Recovery Month and NAMI Florida held their annual meeting September 22 – 23 in Orlando. UF Department of Psychiatry, Assistant Professor and Director of ECT and Inpatient Psychiatric […]

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Sulzbacher Center Update

Published: September 26th, 2017

Post Irma Update We are so grateful.  During this powerful hurricane, the Sulzbacher Center’s downtown and beaches locations, as well as the Village construction site suffered only minimal damage.  More […]

Jessica Khan and Rajiv Tandon

Dr. Khan recognized at IGPI and Bioethics Seminar

Published: September 26th, 2017

PGY2 Jessica Khan, MD was recognized at the International Global Psychiatric Initiative (IGPI) dinner in Orlando. The IGPI recognized Dr. Khan for her psychiatry work in India. Dr. Khan spent […]