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Big Changes in Addiction Medicine

GTN NEWS – Big changes are happening in the medical field. Last week, the american board of medical specialties announced physicians can now become certified in addiction medicine. Dr. Scott Teitelbaum, the Medical Director at UF’s Health Recovery Center says, “There’s always been a great debate in society with addiction.

Garcia & Lewis present poster at UF Research Symposium

The 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium was held Thursday, March 24th in the J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The Undergraduate Research Symposium is open to all undergraduate researchers. Students are invited to present a poster detailing their research. This year Christian Garcia and Ben Lewis from Dr. Sarah Jo Nixon’s Neurocognitive Laboratory…

Holbert receives FEO award

Richard Holbert, MD Richard Holbert, MD has received a Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) award for the Fall 2016 award cycle. This award is presented to faculty to encourage applications for creative and flexible faculty development activities, including but not limited to: educational…

Addiction medicine leader honored

UF HEALTH NEWS & NOTES – Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director and UF College of Medicine psychiatry professor, has been awarded the Pottash professorship in psychiatry in the College of Medicine.

2016 UF Health Patient Safety & Quality Week

March 14th – 18th was Patient Safety & Quality Week at UF Health. This annual quality and safety event is held each year at a variety of UF Health locations and the College of Medicine with several events that focus on the quality and safety of…

16th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education

Last night, The Society for Teaching Scholars hosted the Sixteenth Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education Reception in the Steven M. Scott M.D. And Rebecca J. Scott Commons of the George T. Harrell, M.D. Medical Education Building. The following awards were presented to our faculty and residents:…

2016 Psychiatry Residents

We are very pleased to announce the Psychiatry Residency Program’s successful outcome in this year’s Match. The match of 12 incoming PGY1s requires a lot of recruiting and support from Faculty, Residents, and Staff. The resulting incoming class is an impressive group of interns for the upcoming academic year. We…

2017 Guest Chef Cocktail Party

Guest Chef Dr. Rajiv Tandon and Dr. Regina Bussing at the Peaceful Paths Guest Chef event 2016 The 2017 Guest Chef Cocktail Party benefiting the Peaceful Paths…

10th Anniversary Laressa Gribbons Memorial Lecture

Friday, March 11th the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida held the 10th Anniversary Laressa Gribbons Memorial Lecture at the McKnight Brain Institute in Gainesville, FL. This Annual Memorial Lecture is held each spring and features speakers whose topics focus on depression, suicide and treatment advances in depression.