Awards and Recognition

Kathryn Cullen, MD - CTSI Mentor of the Year

Dr. Kathryn Cullen, Associate Professor and Division Chief of  Child & Adolescent Psychiatry has been named CTSI Mentor of the Year.

Individuals were nominated by their mentees, and evaluated based on the research guidance they provided as well as their interpersonal and motivational skills, promotion of career development, mentor training record, and personal research accomplishments.

Lora Wichser, MD - Herz Faculty Teaching Development Award

Lora Wichser, MDDr. Lora Wichser, Course Director for the Psychiatry Externship, has received a Herz Faculty Teaching Development Award for 2018-19.

The award provides funding for a faculty development project that will benefit faculty and learners at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Wichser's project will examine current practices and then identify strategies to improve the reliability of faculty assessment of learners.

Katie Steingraeber, MD – CAP Fellow AACAP Award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Katie Steingraeber, who won the Educational Outreach Program award for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) residents.

The EOP provides the opportunity for child and adolescent psychiatry residents to receive a formal overview to the field of child and adolescent psychiatry, establish child and adolescent psychiatrists as mentors, and experience the AACAP's 65th Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA, October 22 – October 27, 2018. Participants will be exposed to the breadth and depth of the field of child and adolescent psychiatry, including research opportunities, access to mentors, and various networking opportunities.

Raghu Gandhi, MD, MBBS – CAP Fellow AACAP Award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Raghu Gandhi who won the AACAP "2018 Systems of Care Special Program Clinical Projects" award.

This award provides the opportunity to be part of a learning community focused on system-based practice for youth with Autism and Intellectual Disability (AID). Recipients will receive mentoring from members of the Systems of Care and Autism and Intellectual Disability Committees. This opportunity also offers the chance to network with colleagues working in systems-based care for youth with AID.