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Workforce Development

The Consortium will support the expansion of the child and adolescent psychiatry workforce in Texas through two means.

  • Funding full-time psychiatrists to serve as academic medical directors at community mental health providers as well as new resident rotations at those facilities
  • Funding additional fellowship positions in child and adolescent psychiatry at the state-funded health related institutions.

Workforce Chairs

Community Psychiatry Expansion Project (CPEP): Steven Pliszka, MD, UT Health San Antonio
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships: Elizabeth Newlin, MD, UTHealth