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Community Psychiatry – The Role of Training Programs in Preparing the Next Generation of Psychiatrists

ONLINE: Thursday, February 29th, 2024
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Please join us on Sunday, February 29th, 2024, for a conversation with Drs. Denese Shervington and Lisa Fortuna about the role of training programs in preparing the future psychiatric workforce to be of service and leaders in the communities they work in.

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Dr. Denese Shervington
Dr. Shervingon has an intersectional career in public health and academic psychiatry. She is the Chair of Psychiatry and Professor at Charles R. Drew University. Dr. Shervington has authored several papers in peer-reviewed journals addressing health disparities, the social determinants of health and resilience in underserved communities. Dr. Shervington is the author of Healing Is the Revolution, a guide to healing from historical, intergenerational, interpersonal and community trauma. She also hosts the podcast Healing is the Revolution in which her guests share and explore their healing journey through their traumas.

Dr. Lisa Fortuna
Dr. Fortuna is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences at the University of California Riverside, School of Medicine. She is a psychiatrist, child and adolescent psychiatrist, psychiatry department leader and health services researcher with expertise in implementation and health services research focused on improving access to mental health services by traditional underserved populations. Her area of clinical focus for the past 20+ years has been the delivery of care for culturally diverse populations including providing immigrant and refugee specialty care for children, adolescents, and adults.