UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Physicians and Researchers Present at CLP 2020 Annual Meeting

November 11, 2020

The Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry 2020 annual meeting will bring the psychiatric community together virtually November 12th and 13th to connect, learn, and share their expertise through presentations, workshops, and networking sessions.

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital faculty, residents, fellows, and researchers are well-represented with a variety of presentations and poster sessions including the following:

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Faculty Presentations

Morgan Faeder, MD PhD
*Toxidromes and Physical Exam: Inpatient Integrated Care and Psychiatrists as Physicians First

Priya Gopalan, MD
Endocarditis in Pregnancy: A Comparison of Medical and Psychiatric Outcomes in Opioid Use Disorder
Targeting High Risk Moms in the Medical Setting: Screening for Postpartum Depression in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
“But This Is How I've Always Done Things": Incorporating Evidence-Based Practices in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry


Alex Israel, MD

*Toxidromes and Physical Exam: Inpatient Integrated Care and Psychiatrists as Physicians First

Shelly Kucherer, MD
*Integrated Care Delivered: Psychiatry’s Role in Helping Women Rebuild After Cancer Treatment – A Women’s Health SIG-Sponsored Workshop

Chris Plescia, MD
*Toxidromes and Physical Exam: Inpatient Integrated Care and Psychiatrists as Physicians First

Neeta Shenai, MD
*Endocarditis in Pregnancy: A Comparison of Medical and Psychiatric Outcomes in Opioid Use Disorder

Sharvari Shivanekar, MD
“But This Is How I've Always Done Things": Incorporating Evidence-Based Practices in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Meredith Spada, MD
*Targeting High Risk Moms in the Medical Setting: Screening for Postpartum Depression in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
*Postpartum Depression: Building the Capacity of Pediatric Practices to Address Mental Health and Promote Parental and Child Well-Being

Ryan Peterson, MD
*Toxidromes and Physical Exam: Inpatient Integrated Care and Psychiatrists as Physicians First

Robin Valpey, MD
*Integrated Care Delivered: Psychiatry’s Role in Helping Women Rebuild After Cancer Treatment – A Women’s Health SIG-Sponsored Workshop

Poster Presentations: Faculty

Eric Golden, MD
Use of Smartphone App for Anxiety and Depression Treatment in Trauma and Burn Patients

Dan Fishman, MD, Ryan Peterson, MD, Priya Gopalan, MD, Antoine Douaihy, MD
Teaching Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention, And Referral to Treatment for the Busy Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist

Christopher Plescia, MD; Alex Israel, MD
Catatonia: An Increasingly Recognized Manifestation of Lupus Cerebritis
Factors Associated with Psychiatric Hospital Length of Stay After Transfer from Medical Hospital

Poster Presentations: Trainees

Patrick Buckley, MD
Integrating Payer and Provider Data to Identify Factors Associated with Outpatient Psychiatric Follow-Up After Inpatient Psychiatric Consults

Tiffany Clark, MD
Communicating Bias: The Use of Stigmatizing Language in the Electronic Medical Record

Jacque Esque, MD
First Episode Psychosis and the Role of the CL Psychiatrist

Jamie Farquhar, MD
Examining the Triggers for Overdose Before and After A County-Wide Stay at Home Order Due to Covid-19: A Case Series and Comparison

Blake Gibson, MD
Hyperemesis Cannabinoid Syndrome in Pregnancy: A Case Series

Cassandra Gibson, MD
Are We There Yet? Do Psychiatric Boarding Times at A Pediatric Hospital Justify Development of Targeted Clinical Programming?

Elizabeth Hale, MD
Palliative Care Psychiatry: Integrative Models for Integrated Care

Lizzie Hovis, MD
Communicating Bias: The Use of Stigmatizing Language in the Electronic Medical Record

Amy Rasmussen, MD
First Episode Psychosis and the Role of the CLPsychiatrist

Nicole Rivera, MD
Communicating Bias: The Use of Stigmatizing Language in the Electronic Medical Record

Rafi Tamargo, MD

Varying Presentations of Psychosis in Late-Stage Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Series

Camille Tastenhoye, MD
Beyond Postpartum Depression: Managing Psychiatrically Complex Patients with Obstetric Needs Using an Integrated, Interdisciplinary Approach

WPH Faculty on Posters and Oral Papers

Priya Gopalan, MD
Morgan Faeder, MD PhD
Neeta Shenai, MD
Deepak Sarpal, MD
Abigail Schlesinger, MD
Meredith Spada, MD

*denotes presenting speaker

Awards

Patrick Buckley, MD – Trainee Travel Award

Sharvari Shivanekar, MD – Best Brief Oral Presentation designation

Learn more about the CLP conference here.