I would like to encourage you all to support the Joint UH Psych Department/HPMA NAMI Walks 2015 team! I’m excited to announce that we will be walking together with HPMA members and the UH Psych Department. It should be a great opportunity to network for everyone, and a fun event for a great cause. If you are interested and available, please join our team to be present at the walk (no cost to register). Please also consider donating if you are able to do so in order to help our team reach its goal of $1000. Family and friends are also more than welcome!
Location: Honolulu Hale Civic Grounds – Sky Gate
Date: Sat Oct 3
Check-in: 8:00 am
Start Time: 9:00 am
Register to walk and/or donate: http://namiwalks.nami.org/UHPsychandHPMA
Check out our Career Opportunities page for new jobs listings in the field of Psychiatry.
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
The DOP will soon be implementing the I-PASS Patient Handoff system.
For future reference, you may find this and other resources under:
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.
Dr. Barry Carlton was featured in Hawaii News Now, about the state of psychiatric care for the poor.
Click here for the full story and video clip http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/29765548/the-poor-face-huge-gaps-in-psychiatric-care-worsening-their-condition
Congratulations to Dr. Anthony Guerrero on being appointed as an Associate Editor for Academic Psychiatry! His appointment will be effective in 2016.