Month: October 2021

Resident of the Month: Dr. Matthew Kelly

Name: Matt Kelly, MD Medical school you attended/year you graduated: University of Nebraska Medical Center Class of 2015 Residency/fellowship at UNMC: Psychiatry Program director: Daniel Gih, MD How long is your training program and how long have you been at UNMC? Psychiatry is a four-year residency program, and I am in my PGY-2 year at UNMC. What do you […]

October 4, 2021

Dr. Esteraich joins UNMC faculty

Rocky Esteraich, MD, joins the UNMC Department of Psychiatry as an instructor and adult psychiatrist. Dr. Esteraich completed his residency with UNMC/Creighton on June 30 and joined UNMC/Nebraska Medicine on July 30. His medical interests include anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, emerging treatments in psychiatry as well as the history and philosophy of psychology/psychiatry. Dr. Esteraich […]

October 1, 2021

Department of Psychiatry employees donate time and money for suicide prevention

During September, Department of Psychiatry faculty and staff volunteered their time to support suicide prevention.  September was Suicide Prevention Month, and September 10 was World Suicide Prevention Day.  On September 10, PES Manager Jen Sparrock; Behavioral Health Connection Lead Celeste Akers; Kira Gee, MA; Cathy Schnieders, RN; and UNMC student Mark Carter helped create a […]

October 1, 2021

Spotlight: Kevin MacCarthy

Kevin MacCarthy joined the Department of Psychiatry on July 15, 2021 as the UME Education Program Coordinator. What made you want to join the Department of Psychiatry? I’ve been an advocate and all-around fan of mental health education and awareness for as long as I can remember, so I tried to keep up to date […]

October 1, 2021