Month: November 2020

“UNMC Psychiatry thanks our veterans, active-duty military, and their family on Veterans Day! Thanks for your courage and sacrifice.”

On Veterans Day, the Department of Psychiatry is proud to highlight many current and former US military members who are making a difference.  “The UNMC Department of Psychiatry thanks its veterans, active-duty military and their families on Veterans Day,” said Department of Psychiatry Chair Dr. Howard Liu. “Thank you for your courage and sacrifice.” When […]

Nov 11, 2020

Dr. Daniel Gih named Distinguished Fellow

UNMC Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Daniel Gih, MD, was named a Distinguished Fellow by the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) this month during the organization’s virtual annual meeting. This honor is given to psychiatrists in recognition for their high level of commitment, experience, and dedication. The Distinguished Fellow designation (DFAACAP) is the […]

Nov 2, 2020

Spotlight: Kira Hannon

Kira Hannon joined the department last winter as a medical assistant. For all of her hard work in changing some workflow processes and streamlining techniques for the care staff, Kira received the Extraordinary Medical Assistant Award. 1. Why did you apply to be a medical assistant at Nebraska Medicine? I applied to be a medical […]

Nov 2, 2020

Dr. Salzbrenner honored for software to help with prior authorization

UNMC Adult Psychiatrist Stephen Salzbrenner, M.D., was honored at this year’s UNeMed Innovation Awards as the Startup of the Year for his software Breezmed. The Innovation Awards recognize faculty, students, and staff within the University of Nebraska system that invented a new technology, licensed an invention or secured intellectual property rights during the previous fiscal […]

Nov 2, 2020