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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.

ABMS recognizes the new subspecialty of addiction medicine

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) announced today the recognition of Addiction Medicine as a new subspecialty. The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM), a Member Board of ABMS, sponsored the application for the new field to be a multispecialty subspecialty – meaning that physicians certified by any Member…

Sleep and Schizophrenia

Richard C. Holbert, MD; Khurshid A. Khurshid, MD, FAASM; Robert Averbuch, MD; Imran S. Khawaja, MBBS, FAASM Schizophrenia is a chronic, disabling condition that significantly impacts social and occupational functioning. Sleep problems are common to the illness, but are often overlooked. Patients with schizophrenia often have a combination of subjective…

How does your garden grow?

Wilmont Gardens at the University of Florida provides fertile ground for meditation, healing and research. See how faculty and staff in the Department of Psychiatry are working with Dr. Tisher and the gardens to help patients from the UF Health Shands Psychiatric Unit.  …