Program Administrator Mentors

The following residency and fellowship Program Administrators (PAs) have volunteered to serve as mentors. If you have a question or concern – or just feel isolated – these PAs can help having been through it all! Contact one in your region or one who shares your programmatic focus. If they can’t help, they will certainly know someone who can.

Region 1: New England

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont; Eastern Canada – Quebec, Ontario

Roopali Bhargava
Cambridge Health Alliance/The Cambridge Hospital
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Michele Peliel
Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont
Adult Psychiatry

Alison Wellman
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, CT
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Vickie White
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Adult, Combined Child and Neuropsych Coordinator

Region 2: New York

Jennifer Laflin
Albany Medical Center

Carol A. Regan, C-TAGME
University of Buffalo
Adult Psychiatry

Region 3: Mid-Atlantic

Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC

Barbara Burns, C-TAGME
University of Maryland
Adult, Addiction, Forensic, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (Psychosomatic)

Michelle Cepparulo, C-TAGME
University of Pennsylvania
Adult psychiatry

Kim Kirchner
University of Pittsburgh, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
Adult Psychiatry, Triple Board Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (Psychosomatic)

Region 4: Midwest

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Karyn Kitchen, C-TAGME
University of Michigan
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Barbara Morris
University of Missouri
Adult, Child & Adolescent, and Forensic Psychiatry

Zoe Murphy, C-TAGME
The University of Toledo
General Psychiatry, Small programs

Beverly Pernitzke, C-TAGME
Medical College of Wisconsin
Child & Adolescent, Forensic, Addiction, Geriatric, and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (Psychosomatic)

Jeanette Souder
Indiana University
Adult Psychiatry, Triple Board, Child Psychiatry, Medical Student Education

Pamela Whisenhunt
St. Louis University School of Medicine
Neurology & Psychiatry

Region 5: Southeast

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

Angie Berkley, C-TAGME
University of South Carolina
Child, Geriatric fellowships

Sophia Bienek-Cate
West Virginia University
Child & Adolescent, Forensic, and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (Psychosomatic)

Cheri Bingham
University of Louisville
Adult psychiatry

Linzi Conners
Tulane University
Triple Board Programs, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Donna Molock
The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio

Karen Scott
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Adult psychiatry

Region 6: California

Mario Mercurio
Stanford University School of Medicine
Adult psychiatry

Tracy Riley, BS, C-TAGME
University of California, San Diego
General Psychiatry

Region 7: Far West

Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming; Mid and Far West Canada – Vancouver, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan

Kimberly Slavsky, BA
University of Colorado
Department of Psychiatry