April 2016 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

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  • 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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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.

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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January 2016 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

  • Announcements:
    • caitlin1Congratulations to volunteer Ms. Caitlin Kelly who won 1st place in both oral and poster presentations in social science at the Honors Showcase in December 2015.
  • Publications:
    • Chung-Do, J. J., Goebert, D. A., Bifulco, K., Tydingco, T., Alvarez, A., Rehuher, D., Sugimoto-Matsuda, J., Arume, B., & Wilcox, P. (2015). Hawai‘i’s Caring Communities Initiative: Mobilizing rural and ethnic minority communities for youth suicide prevention. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 8(4), 108-123.
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December 2015 Updates and Announcements from the Executive Management Team

  • Announcements:
    • Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Louie who was selected for the Fellowship Award of the 112th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (JSPN). This is a prestigious international recognition for Dr. Louie. As part of the award events, he will be providing a presentation during the June 2-4, 2016 meeting in Chiba, Japan.
  • Publications:
    • McDermott, J. F., Choy, Z. C., & Guerrero, A. P. S. (2015). The last illness and death of Hawai‘i’s King Kalakaua: A new historical/clinical perspective. Hawaiian Journal of History, 49, 59-72.
    • Dr. Ryan Louie was interviewed on the Psychiatry of Entrepreneurship: “Inside the Mind of the Entrepreneur: In the pressure cooker world of startups, it’s taboo to seek care for anxiety, depression and other mental-health issues. A Honolulu doctor wants to change that.” by Kathryn Drury Wagner. Hawaii Business. November 2015. Pages 30-31. http://www.hawaiibusiness.com/inside-the-mind-of-an-entrepreneur/
    • Alicata, D., Schroepfer, A., Unten, T., Agoha, R., Helm, S., Fukuda, M., Ulrich, D., & Michels, S. (2015). Telemental health training, team building, and workforce development in cultural context: The Hawaii experience. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 25. doi:10.1089/cap.2015.0036 [online first]
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