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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Robert E. Feinstein, MD       Robert E. Feinstein, MD

 

 

 

 

Robert E. Feinstein, MD

Professor and Vice Chair


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2006-present  

Vice Chairman for Clinical Education and Evidence Based Medicine Integration, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2005-present   

Senior Associate Dean for Education, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007 to November, 2010  

Psychiatry Residency, Albert Einstein BMHC (Jacobi), 1978-1982  

 

Other Experience and Professional Memberships:

Behavioral Health Electronic Medical Record Planning Committee, University of Colorado Hospital, 2009-present  

Surveyor, Liaison Committee Medical Educators (LCME) Site Survey, 2009       

Consultant, Center for Surgical Innovation, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present  

Ex Officio Member, Curriculum Steering Committee, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present  

Ex Officio Member, Essential Core Block Directors Committee, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present  

Ex Officio Member, Clerkship Block Directors Committee, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present  

Member, Executive Committee, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present  

Member, Faculty Senate, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present  

Chair, VOICE Committee, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present  

Chair, Promotions Committee, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present  

Chair, Undergraduate Medical Education Steering Committee, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-present

Chair, Liaison Committee Medical Education Accreditation Task Force, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2007-2009   

Chair, Strategic Planning Group, Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic University of Colorado Hospital, 2005-present  

Chair, Psychiatric Attending Meeting, Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic University of Colorado Hospital, 2005-present  

Executive Committee Department of Psychiatry University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2005-present  

Vice Chairman Meeting, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, 2005-present  

         

Honors:

Eleanor Steele Award “Inspirational Teacher: Psychiatric Residency Training Award - CU- Department of Psychiatry, 2011

President's Teaching Scholar - University of Colorado
(4 –Campuses) Life Time Member,
2011   

Elected American College of Psychiatrists, 2011

Elected Founding Member Academy of Medical Educators at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2010   

Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Education Award  in Recognition of Mentoring and Advising University of Colorado School of  Medicine, 2010 

Site surveyor, Liaison Committee on Medical
Education (LCME),
2009   

President’s Award from University of Colorado Hospital for the Community Base Treatment Team, UCH Psychiatry Outpatient Department, 2008

Teacher of the Year, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center (NYMC-WMC) Psychiatric Residency Training Program, 2005 & 2000

             

Teaching Activities:

Recent Medical Student Teaching, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Mentor/Research Advisor, Mentored Scholarly Activity, 2008 present  

Small Group Leader, Behavioral Science Course, 1st/2nd year medical students (16 sessions annually), 2005-present  

 Lecturer, Personality Disorder, Medical Student Psychiatry Interest Group, 2009 Nov.      

Small Group Leader, Problem Based Learning Curriculum, 1st year Medical Students (10 classes), 2005-2006      

Lecturer, Behavioral Medicine Course, Personality Disorders, 1st year medical students, 2005-2007       

 

Current Resident Didactic Teaching: Course Instructor/ Lectures

Course: Outpatient Psychiatry PGY-3 (2-4 sessions variable), 2005-present  

Course: Brief Treatment, Crisis Intervention (10 sessions), 2007-present  

Course: Evidence-Based Medicine for Psychiatrists, PGY-3 (20-25 sessions), 2005-present  

Course: Co Teacher, Psychodynamic Formulation and Treatment, PGY-3 (32 sessions), 2007-present  

Course: Psychopathology and Personality Disorders, PGY 3 (10-12 sessions), 2006-present  

Course: Evidence-Based Medicine for Psychiatrists, PGY-1 (6 sessions) Repeated twice per year, 2005-present    

Course: Introduction to Psychotherapies, PGY-1 (6 sessions) Repeated twice per year, 2006-present  

Head of 6 Course Track, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Track Psychiatry Residency Training, 2007-present  

Lecturer, Violence Prevention, (2 sessions) PGY 3 and PGY 2 & 3, 2009 Dec.       

Lecturer, Boundary Violations: How To Avoid Them, PGY 3 & OPD staff, 2009 Oct.          

 

Clinical Activities:

Practice Director, Psychiatry Outpatient Department, University of Colorado Hospital, 2005-present  

Ambulatory Preceptor, University of Colorado Health Science Center Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic North Pavilion 4 hrs/week, 2007-present  

Resident Supervision 2 hours per week, PGY 3 & OPD Chief Resident, 2007-present  

Psychiatry Outpatient Department, Clinical Case Conference (semi annually), 2005-present  

Mock Psychiatry Board Examiner, 2005-present  

Ambulatory Preceptor, University of Colorado Health Science Center Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic, North Pavilion (20 hours per week), 2005-2007      

Ambulatory Preceptor, AF Williams Family Medicine, Stapleton Outpatient Clinic, North Pavilion, 2005-2007      

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS

Editorial Board Member, Academic Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Publishing, Washington DC, 2009-present  

Reviewer, Academic Psychiatry, Editor-in-Chief Laura Roberts MD, 2006-present  

Section Editor, “Complementary & Behavioral Medicine,” Cardiology in Review, Editors William H. Frishman MD and Patrick T. O’Gara, Lippincot, Williams & Wilkins, 2005-present  

Reviewer, American Journal of Psychiatry, Editor-in-Chief Robert Freedman MD, 2006-present  

Section Editor, “Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine,” Heart Disease A Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, Editor-in-Chief William H. Frishman MD Lippincot Williams & Wilkins, 2000-2005     

 

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Feinstein RE, Rothberg B, Weiner N, Savin D, “University of Colorado Evidence Based Medicine Project,” Academic Psychiatry, 32:6 November-December 2008 pp 526-530

Feinstein RE, Blumenfield M, Orlowski B, et al, “A National Survey of Cardiovascular Physicians, Beliefs and Clinical Care Practices When Diagnosing and Treating Depression in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease,” Cardiology in Review, 2006 July/August: 14(4):164-169.

Feinstein RE, Feinstein MS, “Psychotherapy for Health & Lifestyle Changes J Clin Psychol In SessionPsychotherapy in Practice, 2001, 57(11):1-13

Feinstein RE, “Cardiovascular Effects of Novel Antipsychotic Medications,” Heart Disease A Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine 2002, 4 (1) May/June: 184-90.

Feinstein RE, “Prevention-Oriented Primary Care: A Collaborative Model for Office–Base Cardiovascular Risk Reduction,” Heart Disease A Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, 1999, 1(5) Nov/Dec: 264-271.

Feinstein, RE; Plutchik, R, “Violence and Suicide Risk Assessment in the Psychiatric Emergency Room,” Comprehensive Psychiatry, 1990, 31(4) July/August: 337-343.

 

Book

Feinstein, Robert E, Brewer, Anne A, Editors: Primary Care Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine: Brief Office Treatment and Management Pathways, Springer Publishing, New York, New York 1999.

 

Book Chapters

Feinstein RE, “Personality Traits and Disorders In (Eds),” Blumenfield M, Strain J, Psychosomatic Medicine, Chapter 46 pp. 843-865, Lippincott/Williams Wilkins, Philadelphia 2006

Feinstein RE, “Evidence Based Medicine In (Eds),” Blumenfield M, Strain J, Psychosomatic Medicine, Chapter 48 pp. 881-897, Lippincott/Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia 2006

Feinstein RE, Bindra RB, “Crisis Intervention, Trauma, and Disasters (Ed),” Rakel R, Textbook of Family Medicine, 7th Edition, W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa. (2007)

 

Grants and Contracts:

UCHSC: Evidence-Based Medicine Psychiatry Educational Study (2006-2010)

COMIRB Approved Protocol #06-0419:  “Evaluation of a Psychiatry Evidence-Based Medicine Curriculum & Educational Interventions,” 2006-2009

This research includes development of a 3 year psychiatry EBM curriculum, the development of an EBM examination, three survey instruments, and use of micro skills teaching in an psychiatric outpatient setting.

 

$150, 000 (2002-2003)

Co-Principal Investigators: Robert E. Feinstein, MD, Michael Blumenfeld, MD

Pfizer research grant:  “National Survey of Cardiologist Attitudes about Depression and Anxiety and Depression as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease”

 

$15,000 (2001-2003)

Principle Investigator: Robert E. Feinstein, MD

An educational grant from Pfizer for the development of a health risk appraisal software product which assesses cardiovascular risk factors

 

$440,160 (1995-98) 

Co-Principal Investigators: Program Director Joseph V. Connelly MD, Peter Rabinowitz MD, & Robert E. Feinstein MD, Family Practice Residency Program, St. Joseph Medical Center, Stamford, CT

Family Practice Residency Training Grant: “Biopsychosocial Life Support Curriculum for Family Practice Residents,” grant #1D15PE10297-01, Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Health Professionals, Educational and Prevention and Pilot Research Program in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction