Barry H. Rumack, MD, is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and is Director Emeritus of the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center of Denver Health Medical. His current position is Director of the Office of Professionalism. He is certified by the Mediation Training Institute International as a mediator. He is certified by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and is a current member of the AAA National Roster of Neutrals as an Arbitrator and is also a member of the AAA Roster of Mediators. He has done both panel (three arbitrators) and single arbitrations for various matters as part of the AAA. He has done mediation for the University of Colorado Privilege and Tenure (P&T) committee as well as private and commercial mediation.
Josette G. Harris, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and head of the Division of Psychology. She has been a certified mediator by CDR (Collaborative Decision Resources) of Boulder, Colorado since 2015. She is the Associate Director of the Office of Professionalism. She has extensive experience in clinical and research neuropsychology, and has lectured extensively as well as taught at all levels within the School of Medicine. She has had numerous grants and publications and received several honors and awards. In her role in the Office of Professionalism she has been involved in over 100 interventions leading to resolution of a variety of unprofessional actions by faculty, housestaff, students and staff.
Abbie Beacham, PhD is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Beacham is the most recent addition to the Office of Professionalism. She previously had appointments in the CU Department of Psychology and Department of Family Medicine. After a brief hiatus in the Midwest, she is thrilled to return to Colorado for this position where she will be working jointly in the Office of Professionalism and the School of Medicine Resilience Program. Trained as a clinical health psychologist with a background in wellness/exercise science, she has extensive clinical experience working and training students in medical settings including primary care and chronic pain treatment settings. She has served as Director of Clinical Training of doctoral training programs in psychology and most recently served on the 2014 American Psychological Association Presidential Task force on Patient Centered Medical Homes. Dr. Beacham’s research and clinical work has integrated mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches to self-management in clinical medical and non-clinical populations. Her work in this area has culminated in numerous presentations and publications.
Dr. Beacham works only with the School of Dental Medicine, Graduate School, College of Nursing, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Colorado School of Public Health professionalism concerns.