The PRITE® Fellowship Selection Committee chooses residents to serve at least one year on the Editorial Board. Applications for Fellowships are received from PGY II and III general psychiatry residents and first year child Fellows in residency programs throughout the United States and Canada. PRITE® Fellows participate in the question writing process by developing an assigned number of questions and then editing and referencing exam items.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Samar Abdel-Jabbar, MD has been inducted into the UF Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
The mission of the Gold Humanism Honor Society is to recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. Dr. Adbel-Jabbar was one of a select few residents and fellows from the University of Florida that have been chosen by our UF Resident Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society for 2020. This membership is a national honor and we would like to congratulate Dr. Abdel-Jabbar on standing out among her peers as a role model of excellence in compassionate medical care.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Abdel-Jabbar on her outstanding accomplishments!
GME Housestaff Council
George Teaford, MD was selected to serve on the GME Housestaff Council.
The Housestaff Council was founded in July 2019 to represent Housestaff with regards to education, training, facilities and resources. The council works closely with the UF office of GME and GME Committee, UF School of Medicine and UF Health to promote the interests of the Housestaff at large. The Council provides input to the GME office on many issues and frequently meets with the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education. This is the group contacted when institutional issues arise and they guide some of the financial decisions for money used for Housestaff. Council meetings are held once a month and are open to all Housestaff.
Annual Resident/Fellow Retreat
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Dr. Faryal Mallick hosted a live Q&A on Instagram in Pakistan on how to manage your well-being and mental health during these uncertain and anxious times.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Faryal Mallick, MD had her photography featured on the November/December 2019 issue of AACAP News.
Holidays at the Child & Adolescent Clinic
Annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Meeting
UF Child Psychiatry Faculty and Fellows traveled to Chicago for the 66th Annual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Meeting. Here are some highlights from the meeting:
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Sarah Andrews, MD has been selected as one of four 2019-2020 Virtual American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Mental Health Services (AACAP/SAMHSA) child and adolescent psychiatry fellows.
Through this fellowship award Dr. Andrews will work on a project related to systems of care and receive mentorship from Gary Blau, PhD, Chief of the Child and Family Branch of the Center for Mental Health Services at SAMHSA, and Christopher Bellocin, MD, Medical Director of the Technical Assistance Network for Children’s Behavioral Health.
She will also be matched with a member of AACAP’s Community-Based Systems of Care (SOC) Committee to learn about AACAP and its role in advancing community mental health interventions for children, adolescents, and their families.
Raising Hope at Work
The Department of Psychiatry has an annual Talent Night as part of the Raising Hope at Work Campaign where faculty, residents, fellows and staff can showcase their talents.