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Educational Conference | Priyanka Amin, MD | Topic: managing harassment/threats/stalking

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Priyanka Amin, MD

Topic: managing harassment/threats/stalking from patients/families

Title: TBA

Location: WebEx

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the four features of stalking
  2. Implement three individual interventions to reduce the risk of stalking
  3. Describe three organizational responses if there is concern for stalking behavior


Reading List: 

Harris, N., Sheridan, L., & Robertson, N. (2023). Prevalence and Psychosocial Impacts of Stalking on Mental Health Professionals: A Systematic Review. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 24(5), 3265–3279. https://doi.org/10.1177/15248380221129581
Rozel, J. S., Wiles, C., & Amin, P. (2022). Too close for comfort: When the psychiatrist is stalked. Current Psychiatry, 21(1), 22–29. https://doi.org/10.12788/cp.0209

About the Speaker:

Dr. Priyanka Amin is an attending psychiatrist at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital’s Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). She is the Medical Director of Patient Safety for UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Amin is passionate about safety, quality, and well-being and served as the first Chief Resident for Well-Being at UPMC WPH. She has also been an active member of the Critical Incident Stress Management ASAP Staff Support team at UPMC WPH and a volunteer and trainer for UPMC’s Physicians for Physicians, a peer support program for physicians following adverse events.


About the Series:

The Educational Conference series is a series of lectures designed to provide clinically useful information to the practicing psychiatrist (faculty or trainee).  Every 1 to 2 months an intra- or extra-departmental speaker is invited to speak on a topic of interest selected by current faculty.  This educational series is open to the public and anyone is welcome to attend.  Continue Medical Education units (CME’s) are available to eligible attendees.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.


July 17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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