Recent Highlights

  • Our UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Psychiatry Residency received notification of continued full re-accreditation from the ACGME, officially marking the Program's 47-year anniversary between Samaritan/Banner Health and our UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.
     
  • Michael Stoddard, MD
    Michael Stoddard, MD (First from Right)
    House Officer of the Year Award in Psychiatry was awarded by the Class of 2020 to Michael Stoddard, MD, of our UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Psychiatry Residency, recognizing his enthusiasm and exemplary professionalism as an inspiration to our Clerkship students.
     
  • Arizona Psychiatric Society Annual Meeting Awards were received by the following UA College of Medicine – Phoenix faculty, residents and medical students:
     
    • ​​​Poster Awards:
      • Yana Alekseeva, MD, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Psychiatry Residency Program, and Amal Sharifi, MD, assistant professor, and Elizabeth Clements, DO, assistant professor, for their poster "New Onset Psychosis in a 25-Year Old Male with History of Syphilis and Newly Diagnosed HIV."
         
      • Christopher Bean, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Class of 2020, for his poster "Managing Challenging Behaviors in Hospice Patients with Dementia."

Recent Publications by Colleagues

  • Bloom JD and Kirkorsky SE. Treatment Refusal in Arizona's Jail-Based Competency to Stand Trial Restoration Programs. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2019.
     
  • Kirkorsky SE, Shao W and Bloom JD. The Migration of Arizona's Post-Insanity Defense Procedures to a Modified GBMI Model. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law, Vol. 47, No. 2. 2019.
     
  • Shao W, Ayub S, et al. QTc Prolongation Associated with Psychiatric Medications. J Clinical Psychopharmacology, Vol. 39, No. 1, January-February 2019.