June 2016 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

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  • Announcements and Recognitions:
    • The American College of Psychiatrists in February, Dr. Anthony Guerrero was advanced to the level of Fellow.
    • Extended Faculty meeting reminder: 7/5 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Kamehameha Auditorium
    • Evan Taniguchi awarded the Char Award
  • Publications:
    • Onoye, J. M., Goebert, D. A., & Morland, L. A. (2016). Cross-cultural differences in adjustment to pregnancy and the postpartum period. In A. Wenzel (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of perinatal psychology (pp. 632-662). New York: Oxford University Press.
    • Okamoto, S. K., Kulis, S., Helm, S., Lauricella, M., & Valdez, J. K. (2016). An evaluation of the Ho`ouna Pono curriculum: A pilot study of culturally grounded substance abuse prevention for rural Native Hawaiian youth. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2), 815-833. doi:10.1353/hpu.2016.0061
    • Bills, K., Okamoto, S. K., & Helm, S. (2016). The role of relational harmony in the use of drug-refusal strategies of rural Native Hawaiian youths. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work. doi:10.1080/15313204.2016.1146190 [online]
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Call for Presentations: 5th Cross Cultural Health Care Conference

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5th Cross Cultural Health Care Conference:
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Interventions

February 17-18, 2017
Ala Moana Hotel

*****Early Bird Registration Now Open*****

https://www.uhbooks.hawaii.edu/conference/cchcc2017.asp
www.cchc-conference.com

Invitation to Submit Abstracts
Abstract Call Opens on March 1, 2016
Abstract Call Ends on May 31, 2016
For more info on abstract requirements, please go to:
http://cchc-conference.com/call-for-presentations

Please use the link below to submit your abstract:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCHC2017abstractcall

IPASS Update

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The Department of Psychiatry has initiated the IPASS system sign out into the clinical and training divisions. Training has begun in select areas, using the IPASS template in the Epic EHR. Our goal is to have all residents complete the IPASS video simulation by the end of January. Please see the link below for details.

IPASS Meeting Minutes 12-9-14

Public Loan Forgiveness Program

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The University of Hawaii and UCERA employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. The PSFL is a loan repayment program that is available to full-time public service employees. Borrowers can qualify for forgiveness of their remaining balance of their Direct Federal Loans after they have made 120 qualifying payments made after October 1, 2007 while employed full-time by public service employers.

Click this link for more info.

May 2016 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

  • Announcements and Recognitions:
    • Dr. William Haning was elected to membership in the Gold Humanism Honor Society, a component of the Arnold P Gold Foundation
    • Extended Faculty meeting reminder: 7/5 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Kamehameha Auditorium
  • Publications
    • Alicata, D., Jacobs, N. N., Guerrero, A., & Piasecki, M. (Eds.). (2016). Problem-based behavioral science and psychiatry (2nd ed.). New York: Springer.
    • Coverdale, J. H., Roberts, L. W., Balon, R., Beresin, E. V., Louie, A. K., Guerrero, A. P. S., Brenner, A. M., & McCullough, L. B. (2016). Professional integrity and the role of medical students in professional self-regulation. Academic Psychiatry. doi:10.1007/s40596-016-0534-y [online]
    • Guerrero, A. P. S., & Brenner, A. M. (2016). Mentorship: A return to basics. Academic Psychiatry. doi:10.1007/s40596-016-0516-0 [online]
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April 2016 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

  • Announcements and Recognitions:
    • Congratulations to Dr. Barry Carlton, awardee of the Queen’s Medical Center 2016 Outstanding Community Based Physician of the Year
    • General psychiatry program, 6/6 positions matched
    • Mark your calendars: Extended Faculty meeting July 5th from 9am to 1pm at the Kamehameha Auditorium on QMC campus.
  • Publications
    • Abe, K. K., Koli, R. L., & Yamamoto, L. G. (2016). Emergency department presentations of anti-N-methl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis. Pediatric Emergency Care, 32(2), 107-112.
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March 2016 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

  • Announcements and Recognitions:
    • Congratulations to Dr. Barry Carlton, awardee of the Queen’s Medical Center 2016 Outstanding Community Based Physician of the Year
    • Dr. Scott Zeller, visited as a consultant to QMC Behavioral Health
    • Mark your calendars: Extended Faculty meeting July 5th from 9am to 1pm at the Kamehameha Auditorium on QMC campus.
  • Publications:
    • Solimine, S., Chan, S., & Morihara, S. K. (2016). Cotard Syndrome: “I’m dead, so why do I need to eat?” Primary Care Companion, 18(2), e1-e2. doi:10.4088/PCC.15I01862 [online]
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February 2016 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

  • Announcements:
    • Welcome Drs. Celia Ona and Diane Eckert (DPS/OCCC)
    • Welcome Dr. Ryan Lunsford (expanded DOP role, to include FTC)
  • Publications:
    • Lauricella, M., Valdez, J. K., Okamoto, S. K., Helm, S., & Zaremba, C. (2016). Culturally grounded prevention for minority youth populations: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Primary Prevention. doi:10.1007/s10935-015-0414-3 [online version]
    • Chiurazzi, A., Arcidiacono, C., Helm, S., & Arcidiacono, C. (2015). Treatment programs for perpetrators of domestic violence: European and international approaches. New Male Studies, 4(3), 5-22.
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