Month: December 2020

New committee on diversity and inclusion appoints co-chairs

This fall, the Department of Psychiatry asked its members to join a committee tasked with enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the department.  It is open to all department members including faculty, staff, and trainees.  More than 35 members have participated in the meetings and the majority of the leadership team is in attendance. One […]

Dec 4, 2020

Dr. Sheehan acquires grant for Beyond the Blowback program

Meghan Sheehan, MD, received a $3,000 grant from the Nebraska Medicine Guild to develop her Beyond the Blowback program. The program will support victims of gang violence who have persistent psychiatric and medical needs. “I have a longstanding interest in this population, and have seen repeatedly that when we move past dismissing these points as […]

Dec 3, 2020