Inspiring and Expanding the Psychiatric Workforce in Texas (JS1702F)

Dallas, TX US
February 3, 2017

This collaborative, creative, interactive event is a unique opportunity for leaders in psychiatry education and training from state and local systems all over Texas to engage in dialogue with national experts from the American Psychiatric Association and American Association of Community Psychiatry.


The goal: To network and share ideas for expanding the ability of the psychiatry workforce in Texas to meet the needs of Texans, particularly those who need help the most.


The outcome: Stimulate innovative approaches to inspiring psychiatric trainees in all settings and develop a set of recommendations for furthering community psychiatric education in Texas.

Target Audience

This course is designed for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health professionals interested in contributing to the overall discussion of expanding the psychiatric workforce in Texas.

Learning Objectives

  • Creating community psychiatry educational experiences for students and residents with meaningful learning objectives
  • Identify strategies in improving access to underserved populations
  • Describe integrated care and how it can be applied to community psychiatry
  • Identify interpersonal and technologic skills needed for future community psychiatrists
  • Identify the skills needed to teach public health, population management and performance improvement to trainees
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/03/2017 - 7:30am CST
Event ends: 
02/03/2017 - 5:30pm CST
UT Southwestern Medical Center - T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building
6001 Forest Park
Dallas, TX 75235
United States


Lia Thomas, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Lindsey Pershern, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas


Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



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  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance


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