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2015 saw the retirement of two of the Department of Psychiatry’s most valued team members, Betsy Hradek, ARNP, and Liz Schacht, PhD, ARNP. Hradek served as Team Leader for UI Hospitals and Clinics’ IMPACT (Integrated Multidisciplinary Program of Assertive Community Treatment) program upon retiring, having remained with the Department of Psychiatry for close to 40 years.
At the July 21 State of the Department meeting, James B. Potash, MD, MPH, Chair and Department Executive Officer of Psychiatry, discussed achievements within the department in the past year, and was full of praise for the outstanding people who made them possible.
Friends and family of the Class of 2015 gathered at the University Club on the evening of June 12 to celebrate the graduation of Psychiatry Department residents. An atmosphere of mutual admiration and gratitude abounded at the ceremony as graduating residents, residency program directors, and others received awards for their accomplishments.