Month: July 2019

UNMC takes over ADMSEP again

Ten members of the UNMC community traveled to Portland, Maine for the annual Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry (ADMSEP) Conference. The Department of Psychiatry has always sent a large contingent to the conference. “As a member of ADMSEP for nearly a decade, I have seen the organization serve as an incredible […]

Jul 5, 2019

SPOTLIGHT: Ellie Rashid

Ellie Rashid Residency Program Coordinator Ellie was born and raised in Omaha. She graduated from the College of Saint Mary with a degree in Elementary Education. Following college, Ellie taught 4th grade math, reading, and social studies for two years. Why did you choose to work for UNMC? After college, I was a 4th grade […]

Jul 5, 2019

Dr. Hwang writes chapter for new book on child irritability

Dr. Soonjo Hwang wrote a chapter in the new book “Irritability in Pediatric Psychopathology.” The book was released through Oxford University Press on May 9. Dr. Hwang’s chapter is titled “Irritability and Disruptive Behavior Disorders.” Dr. Joel Stoddard (University of Colorado School of Medicine) and Dr. Valerie Scelsa (Miami University, Oxford, Ohio) co-wrote the chapter […]

Jul 5, 2019

Dr. Sharma to head adult inpatient division

Dr. Ashish Sharma has accepted the position of Adult Inpatient Division Director. He will replace the outgoing Adult Inpatient Division Director Dr. Matthew Egbert on July 1. Dr. Egbert will remain with the department of psychiatry. Last year, Dr. Sharma was promoted to professor, after which he looked for a leadership position in the psychiatry […]

Jul 5, 2019