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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Brian Rothberg, MD

        Brian Rothberg, MD

 

Bldg. 500, Level 2, Rm. W2174

Phone:  303-724-9409

Email:  Dr. Rothberg

 

Brian Rothberg, MD

Assistant Professor


 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Psychiatric Internship, University of Colorado Denver, 2001-2002

Psychiatric Residency, Unviersity of Colorado Denver, 2003-2006

Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Science, Denver CO, 2006-2007

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Science, Denver CO, 2007-present

Associate Director of Resident Outpatient Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Science, Denver CO, 2008-present

 

Honors:

United States – Japan Leadership Program Participant, 2009-2010 

Group Psychotherapy Foundation Tuition Scholarship, January 2007  

APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Recipient, 2005-2006  

Psychiatric Resident in Training Exam (PRITE) Outstanding Performance Award, 2005-2006 

 

Teaching Activities:

Group Therapy Didactics (Nov.-Dec. 2009):  Introduction to Groups and Group Exercises(11/4 & 11/11), Experiential Learning of Group Technique (11/18): 12 hours of lecture presentations to PGY III residents

Course Director – Group Therapy Didactics (Nov.–Dec. 2009):
6 session course with 12 total hours of lectures and seminars introducing PGY III residents to group therapy

Outpatient Practice Seminar (July 2009 – June 2010):  Open discussion on outpatient practice management and development for nine sessions over the academic year with PGY III class: 11 hours of total class time

Bipolar- Phenomenology (Aug. 5th & Oct. 28th 2009): Lecture to PGY 1 residents in conjunction with a patient interview

Group Therapy Didactics (Nov.-Dec. 2008): Introduction to Groups (11/5 & 11/12), How Groups Influence and Shape Individual Behavior (12/10 & 12/12): 8 hours of lecture presentations to PGY III residents

Course Director – Group Therapy Didactics (Nov.–Dec. 2008): 6 session course with 12 total hours of lectures and seminars introducing PGY III residents to group therapy

Bipolar- Phenomenology (July 30th & Oct. 29th 2008):  Lecture to PGY 1 residents in conjunction with a patient interview

Group Therapy Didactics (August 2007): Introduction (8/1), Clinic Groups(8/15), Participated in Actors Group (8/22 & 9/5), Clinic Group Infrastructure (10/17 & 10/24): 6 total hours of lecture and demonstration presentations to PGY III residents

Course Director – Group Therapy Didactics (August-October 2007): 10 session course totaling 8 hours introducing PGY III residents to group therapy to group therapy

Bipolar- Phenomenology (July 18th & Oct. 31st, 2007): Lecture to PGY 1 residents in conjunction with a patient interview

Inpatient presentation: Suicide Precautions (November 10th, 2006): Presented with PGY II Resident

EBM didactic (May 9th, 2006): One-hour journal article presentation and analysis on laboratory monitoring of atypical antipsychotics

Course Director – Group Therapy Didactics (Sept.- Dec. 2006): 12 session course totaling 8 hours introducing PGY III residents to group therapy

Presentation to Psychology Interns (January 2006): Two one-hour lectures [1st session – Psychopharmacology; 2nd session - Working with a psychiatrist]

 

Clinical Activities:

Outpatient Clinic Attending:  Clinical supervision and teaching Medical Student III (16 hours per week), July 2009 – present  

Outpatient Clinic Attending: Clinical supervision and teaching of Psychiatric R1, R2, and R3’s (16 hours per week), July 2009 – Present                

Outpatient Clinic Attending:  Clinical supervision and teaching Medical Student III (24 hours per week), Jan. 2008 – June 2009             

Outpatient Clinic Attending: Clinical supervision and teaching of Psychiatric R1, R2, and R3’s (24 hours per week),  Sept. 2008 – June 2009          

Inpatient Attending: Clinical supervision and teaching of Psychiatric R2 and Medical Student III (20 hours per week), July 2006 – Sept. 2008          

Outpatient Clinic Attending: Clinical supervision and teaching of Psychiatric R1, R2, and R3’s (12 hours per week), July 2006 – Sept. 2008          

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Casanova, M, Brian Rothberg. "Shape Distortion of the hippocampus: A Possible Explanation of the Pyramidal Cell Disarray reported in Schizophrenia." Schizophrenia Research. 55:1 (2002): 19-24. 

Robert E. Feinstein, Brian Rothberg, Neil Weiner, and Dan Savin. “University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry Evidence Based Medicine Educational Project.” Academic Psychiatry. 32:6 November – December 2008: 525 – 530.