Learning Experiences

Requried Experiences Location Length Preceptor
Acute Care Psychiatry
Inpatient Adult Forensics (Dual Diagnosis) CBM
Unit 3C & 3D
2 months each unit Shelby Lang, Pharm.D., BCPP & Courtney Iuppa, Pharm.D., BCPP
Inpatient Adult SLN 1 month Brett Nelson, RPh, BCPP
Extended/Long-Term Care Psychiatry
Inpatient Adult NMPRC 3 months Nicole Gramlich, Pharm.D., BCPP and Debbie Sass, R.Ph., BCPP
Medication Use Evaluation CBM & NMPRC 1 month each Ellie Elliott, Pharm.D., BCPP
Outpatient Psychiatry (Dual Diagnosis) UH-RHS 5 months Doug Burgess, M.D.
Research Project CBM, NMPRC, or UH 12 months As assigned
Elective Experiences* Location Length Preceptor
Academia, Research, & Scientific Writing UMKC 1 month Leigh Anne Nelson, Pharm.D, BCPP
Adult Acute Inpatient Care UH-BH 1 month Patrick Kelley, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPP
Adult Extended Inpatient Care CBM Unit 2 1 month Shelby Lang, Pharm.D., BCPP
Child & Adolescent Outpatient Care UH-LW Longitudinal Maria Otayza-Navato, MD
Neurology UH-HH 1 month Mary Beth Seipel, PharmD, BCACP
PTSD/Substance Abuse KCVA 1 month Rachel Walker, Pharm.D., BCPP
Psychiatry Consult Liaison UH-HH 1 month Jeffrey Metzner, M.D.
Telepsychiatry KCVA 1 month Michelle Twitty, Pharm.D., BCPP

*All elective experiences, with the exception of neurology, focus on the psychiatric patient population.

Other elective experiences may be arranged based on resident interest and availability of sites. Resident may also select to repeat a required experience as an elective.

CBM: Center for Behavioral Medicine
KCVA: Kansas City VA Medical Center
NMPRC: Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center
SLN: St. Luke’s North
UH-BH: University Health Behavioral Health
UH-LW: University Health Lakewood
UH-RHS: University Health Recovery Health Services
UMKC: University of Missouri, Kansas City