Office of Educational Resources and Planning (OERP)

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Spring 2017

VIDEOCONFERENCE SERIES
 

The Office of Education and Regional Programming (OERP) of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) is pleased to announce its spring 2017 videoconference series. Please note the new times (1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.) for each videoconference.  

Participating Sites 
 

TOPICS, PRESENTERS AND DATES:

April 26, 2017 – “Transfers of Decision-Making Power: Legal Issues in the Care and Treatment of Cognitively Impaired Persons”

 

Martha Mannix

Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Gloria McDermott Hickton Professor of Elder  Law &

Director, John P. Gismondi Civil Litigation Certificate Program

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 10, 2017 – “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Mood, Pain and Insomnia”

 

Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD                          

Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Medicine

Director, Visceral Inflammation and Pain Center

Division of Gastroenterology

Advisor, UPMC Enterprises

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 31, 2017 – “Men’s Mental Health: Navigating Depression Over a Man’s Lifetime”

 

Pierre Azzam, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

 

 

June 7, 2017 – “Eating Disorders”

 

Alexis M. Fertig, MD, MPH

Director, UPMC Center for Eating Disorders

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

 

 

June 21, 2017 – Adolescent Sleep: What Controls It? What Does It Impact? How Can We Improve It?

 

Jessica Levenson, PhD

Research Instructor in Psychiatry

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

 

UPMC and WPIC STAFF: UPMC and WPIC staff are welcome to attend at the Biomedical Science Tower site (Room S104) at no cost. To register, please complete a registration form and fax or email it back to Nancy Mundy at mundynl@upmc.edu or fax number 412.204.9110.

 

Continuing education credits for WPIC and UPMC who attend the videoconference at the BST will be assessed at $15 fee (payable with registration form) beginning July 1, 2017.
 

Your agency can be a participating site for the spring videoconferences. For a fee of $500 per program, your agency/organization will receive the following:

  • Training by experts in their respective fields without having to travel

  • Bridging service to the videoconference (you just need to have videoconferencing equipment)

  • Continuing education credits

  • Your choice in selection of videoconferences. Subscribe to one or all of the programs.

If you would like to take advantage of this great opportunity for training, or for more information, please contact Nancy Mundy at mundynl@upmc.edu  or 412-204-9090.

 

The entire  2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 series can be viewed in our Webcast  Archive section. The Office of Education and Regional Programming thanks you for your continued support.

2016 videos will be uploaded shortly.