Kast co-leads addiction psychiatry workshop at AACAP annual meeting
Kristopher Kast, M.D., assistant professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, co-led a workshop with colleagues Heather Ward, M.D., of Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston and Tim Fong, M.D., of UCLA, at the most recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, held virtually in December 2021. This workshop invited participating clinician educators to engage in curriculum design fostering research and scholarly activity for trainees in addiction psychiatry, applying the available evidence base to example curricula from the presenters' respective institutions.
McMillan to receive National Down Syndrome Congress' 2017 Education Award
Elise McMillan, J.D., Co-Director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VKC UCEDD), Director of Community Engagement and Public Policy, and Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, will receive the 2017 Education Award of the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) at its annual convention held July 20-23 in Sacramento, CA. This award recognizes McMillan’s “extraordinary impact at the community, state, and national levels by developing model inclusive education and higher education programs for students with Down syndrome.”