Month: March 2022

Residency Program celebrates accreditation, looks forward to Match Day

On February 11, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) announced that the three-year-old UNMC Department of Psychiatry Residency Program had reached continued accreditation, an important milestone. In 2019, the Department of Psychiatry received provisional accreditation, and, under that status, they matched the initial four interns. For the next match class, the program expanded […]

Mar 2, 2022

Dr. Kelly named Resident of the Year

Matthew Kelly, MD, has been named Lasting Hope Recovery Center’s BHECN Resident of the Year for 2021. Dr. Kelly is a second-year resident with the UNMC Department of Psychiatry. He said he was humbled and appreciative to be recognized with this honor. “I’m especially grateful to be recognized by such knowledgeable faculty at Lasting Hope, […]

Mar 2, 2022

Office of Inclusions plans events for 2022

The UNMC Office of Inclusion, headed by adult psychiatrist Sheritta Strong, MD, DFAPA, has been very busy in early 2022. Dr. Strong said her and her team has not only helped put together events to celebrate February’s Black History Month, it has also been working on ways to celebrate Women’s History Month (March), Asian-Americans and […]

Mar 2, 2022

SPOTLIGHT: Douglas Coffey, RN, MSN

Douglas has worked in many different nursing roles during the past four decades, including as a Staff RN, Charge RN, Unit Director, Director of Support Services, Director of Access and Outpatient Services, Director of Patient Services, CNO and CEO of Behavioral Health Services. Additionally, Douglas has served as a Combat Medic, NCO, OIC, a variety […]

Mar 2, 2022