Adjunct Clinical Faculty Association

Welcome to the Adjunct Clinical Faculty Association

Department of PsychiatryThe Adjunct Clinical Faculty Association in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is a non-profit, non-political organization of Stanford affiliated, community based, mental health professionals who are dedicated to high quality clinical training and effective communication between its members and academic faculty, psychiatric residents, and other important segm). ents of the Department, the School of Medicine, and the University. Membership in the Association is limited to members of the Adjunct Clinical Faculty in Psychiatry and its Emeriti.

Associate Professor Jose Maldonado speaks at 2014 ACF Day.
Dr. Kathryn DeWitt recieves Distinguised Service Award.

MaldonadoThis year's Day was held at the Stanford Park Hotel in Palo Alto on April 5th. Festivities began with Dr. John Barry’s welcoming remarks and Dr. Katherine Sanborn’s update on developments in residency training and remarks on ACF contributions to resident trsaining by psychiatry . Dr. Neil Brast presented the 2014 Distinguished Service Award to Dr.Kathryn DeWitt (image right).. Dr.Susan Edelman presented swrvice awards for L ong Standing Contributions to the Department to: Drs. Richard Almond, Randolph Charlton, Norman Dishotsky, and Randall Weingarten (40 years); Drs. Richard Corelli, Terry Miller, and Sharon Nash (35 years); Dr. Johanna Mayer (30 years); Drs. Nelson Powell, Elise Rossiter, and Gary Wyndbrandt (25 years); and Dr. Joseph Belanoff, Cynthia Chatterjee, Donald Mordecai, and Cynthia Nguyen (15 years).  Then came the main event! Associate Professor Jose Maldonado (image left), spoke on "Why hasn't Grandpa been the same after surgery.: Neuropsychiatric Effects of Delirium. Dr. Maldonado also reviewed new paradigms of treatment. (See photo collage.)

American Psychiatric Association 2013-2014 Irma Bland Award for Excellence inTeaching given to Drs. Joshi and Dondershine.

Members of the APA Council on Medical Education and Lifelong
Learning serve as the selection committee and select one salaried and one voluntary faculty member annually. Shashank V. Joshi, MD, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and, by courtesy, of Education and of Pediatrics at Stanford University Medical Center. Harvey E. Dondershine, MD, JD is Adjunct Clnical Professor of Psychiatry.


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