Tag Archives: psychiatry

Nitzberg honored with NAMI Community Member Award

Laura Nitzberg, LMSW, will receive the 2013 NAMI Washtenaw County Community Member Award following a unanimous vote of the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Washtenaw County Board of Directors. NAMI Washtenaw County is dedicated to education, support, and advocacy to improve the lives of people affected by mental illness. The Community Member Award is

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U-M psychiatric hospital care recognized among nation’s best

The University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers are among America’s best for psychiatric care, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual review of hospitals nationwide. U-M also ranked #1 for psychiatry in the state of Michigan. For the second year in a row, U.S. News rated U-M “high performing” in psychiatry as an

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Waggoner lecture to focus on ethical reform of U.S. health care

Six days before voters head to the polls to vote in the this year’s general election, the University of Michigan will host the president of the American Medical Association in a lecture dedicated to the divisive political topic of health care reform.     Jeremy Lazarus, M.D., president of the AMA, will be this year’s keynote

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Department of Psychiatry recognized for outstanding support of National Guard and Reserve

The Michigan Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve recently honored the Department of Psychiatry with its Patriot Award, which recognizes employers who support a strong National Guard and Reserve force. Employers qualify for recognition when they practice leadership and personnel policies that support employee participation in the Guard and Reserve. The Department

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