Steve Sang-Hyun Koh, MD, MPH, MBA *

Office: 140 Arbor Drive, #0851, San Diego, CA 92103

E-mail: shkoh@ucsd.edu, shkoh77@yahoo.com or dshan1977@gmail.com;

Phone: 619 665 3816

Work Experience

  • Associate Clinical Professor – University of California, San Diego – 2017-present
  • Director UCSD Outpatient Psychiatric Services (Hillcrest) – 2016-present
  • Director UCSD TeleMentalHealth Program – 2016-present
  • Medical Director, UCSD Outpatient Psychiatric Services (Hillcrest) – 2015-2016
  • Co-Director UCSD Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Training Program – 2014-2016
  • Director, University of California, San Diego, Community Psychiatry Program – 2013-present
    • General Psychiatry Program – Community Psychiatry Track
    • General Adult Community Psychiatry Fellowship
    • Child and Adolescent Community Psychiatry Track Fellowship (concluded 2017)
  • Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Diego – 2013-2017
  • Clinical faculty, University of California, San Diego, Outpatient Psychiatric Services – 2013-present
  • Consulting/Voluntary faculty, University of San Diego, Hahn School of Nursing – 2015-present
  • Consulting faculty, Naval Hospital, Department of Mental Health, Balboa, San Diego –2013-present
  • Clinical faculty, Naval Hospital, Department of Mental Health, Balboa, San Diego – 2012-2013
    • OASIS program psychiatrist – Complicated PTSD and TBI residential program
    • Integrated Internal Medicine and Mental Health – Geriatric Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry
    • Consult-Liaison Service
  • Clinical work experience
    • Aurora Behavioral Health – clinical coverage privileges (2009-2012)
    • San Diego Hospice and Institute for Palliative Care –(2009-2013)
    • San Diego County Mental Health – clinical privileges for emergency clinic and inpatient unit; coordinator for resident moonlighting (present)
  • Korean American Community Service – 2006
    • Consulting: Funding procurement, grant management, and project management; coordinator for Korean elderly educational seminars and high school student college preparation classes
  • Success Academy – 2005-2006
    • SAT preparation instructor
  • Stepping Stone Educational Center – 2005-2006
    • Instructor in business and statistics concepts
  • Oak Crest Village – 2004
    • Consulting: Conjoint market analysis and financial modeling
  • Erickson Retirement Communities – 2004
    • Summer rotational leadership internship
  • com – 2000
    • Senior product development manager overseeing frontend and backend distance learning modules for B2C and B2B projects
  • Kaplan Educational Centers – 1999
    • Instructor: (in order of priority) MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, SAT, ACT

 

 

Education

  • University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine – MD – Class of 2006
  • The Johns Hopkins University
    • MBA – School of Professional Studies in Business and Education (now Carey School of Business) – Class of 2004 – focus in non-profits, management, and business strategy
    • MPH – Bloomberg School of Public Health – Class of 2004 – focus in life span studies, mental health, and organizational behavior
    • BA – School of Arts and Sciences – Biology – Class of 1999

 

Residency/Training

  • T32 National Institute of Health Geriatric Psychiatry Research Fellow
    • University of California, San Diego – primary mentor Dr Dilip Jeste – 2011 – 2012
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Fellow – University of California, San Diego
    • Department of Psychiatry – Fellowship Director Dr Daniel Sewell – 2010-2011
  • Chief Resident VA Hospital San Diego – University of California, San Diego
    • Department of Psychiatry – Training Director Dr Sidney Zisook – 2009-2010
  • PGY-2, 3 – University of California, San Diego
    • Department of Psychiatry – Training Director Dr Sidney Zisook – 2007-2009
  • PGY-1 – Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
    • Department of Psychiatry – Training Director Dr David Roane – 2006-2007

 

Publications

  • Pending review or publications:
    • “Case Studies in Cultural Psychiatry” Book contract, Springer SBM, lead author and editor
  • “Why we need to enhance suicide postvention: evaluating a survey of psychiatrists’ behaviors after the suicide of a patient,” J Nerv Ment Dis. 2017 Jul;205(7):507-511
  • “Towards and Integrated and Specialized Care for Geriatric Patients with Delirium,” American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2017, Mar;25(3): 243-244.
  • “Alcohol and Substance Use in Older Adults,” book chapter for Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry
  • “Financial Issues in the Delivery of Geriatric Psychiatric Care,” book chapter for Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry
  • “General Topics in Geriatric Psychiatry,” book chapter for 7th edition of Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
  • “From Vision Zero to Envisioning Zero Suicide,” GAP Psychopathology Committee
  • Special Populations Edition Editor, Psychiatric Times, May 2016
  • “Substance Use among Older Adults,” Chapter 21, Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders, 4th edition, editors Avram Mack, Kathleen Brady, Sheldon Miller, Richard Frances, The Guilford Press, copyright 2016
  • “Ethical Challenges in Psychiatric Administration and Leadership,” The Psychiatric Quarterly, 2015, Sept;86(3): 343-54.
  • “Sexual Functions,” The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2015, Mar 23(3): 223-6
  • “How Do Clinicians Actually Use the DSM in Clinical Practice and Why We Need to Know More,” The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease • Volume 202, Number 12, December 2014
  • “The Evolution of Public Psychiatry Fellowships,” Acad Psychiatry 2014 Jun 11
  • “Psychiatrists’ Attitudes Towards Individuals Diagnosed with Substance Use Disorders and Serious Mental Illness,” Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 9:4, 322-326.
  • “Psychiatrists’ Use of Electronic Communication and Social Media and a Proposed Framework for Future Guidelines,” Journal of Psychiatric Practice, vol 19, no 3, May 2013.
  • “Psychiatrists’ Knowledge of Their Patients’ Job Functioning,” Psych Services, April 2013, vol. 64, No. 4.
  • “Patients’ Work Functioning: Our Job and Their Jobs,” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease – The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, vol 200, no 5, May 2012.
  • EBT Memory Training Book Chapter – “Evidence-based Psychological Treatments for Improving Memory Function Among Older Adults”
  • AMA Public Health Committee Survey Project – “Residents’ Perspective of Public Health and Advocacy Training in ACGME Accredited Programs” – 2011 – UCSD IRB Exempted Project
  • AMA RFS Policy Report Co-Author – “Inclusion of Cumulative Radiation Exposure in Patient Medical Records” – 2011 AMA Annual Meeting
  • Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry – Committee Aging – “Public’s View of Mental Health Services for The Elderly: Responses to Dear Abby.” Psychiatric Services, 2010; 61(11): 1146-1149.
  • UCSD Department of Psychiatry Survival Guide – Chief Editor – 2009-2010
  • UCSD Department of Psychiatry Survival Guide – Co-Editor – 2008-2009
  • Special poetry submissions to Academic Psychiatry – “Kar-ci-no-ma” Acad Psychiatry, July-August; 33: 334. and “Door” Acad Psychiatry, November-December; 33: 469.
  • University of California, San Diego – 2007 – Letter critique of cost-effective analysis of second generation antipsychotic use with Dr. Johnathan Meyer – “Comments on ‘Cost-effectiveness of antipsychotics for outpatients with chronic schizophrenia’” International Journal of Clinical Practice
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Institute at the Lipid Research Unit – 1995-1998 – Sphingomyelin and its effects on cellular apoptosis with Dr. SubrotoChatterjee – “Identification of a biologically active component in minimally oxidized low density lipoprotein (MM-LDL) responsible for aortic smooth muscle cell proliferation.” Glycoconjugate Journal, 2004; 20(5): 331-8.

 

Abstracts / Posters

  • APA IPS 2016 – presentation – “Integrated Care and Role of Community Psychiatry Fellowship,” with Larry Malak, Jessica Thackaberry, and Aaron Meyer
  • APA IPS 2016 – presentation – “ Early Interventions in Psychosis – Lessons Learned,” with Michael Hann, Nathaniel Brown, Larry Malak, Laura Marrone, Jong Yoon, and Isabel Domingues
  • APA IPS 2015 – presentation – “Practical Guide to preparing psychiatrists to practice in integrated primary care and mental health settings” with Rachel Robitz, Aaron Meyer, AniyizhaiAnnamalai, and Jessica Thackaberry
  • APA IPS 2015 – presentation – “Second Generation Asian Americans in the Inpatient Setting” with PritiOjha, Justin Kei and Haoyu Lee.
  • AAGP 2015 – Poster – “CogTeach: Teaching Trainees How to Communicate with Older Patients who have Mild Neurocognitive Disorder” with Sophia Wang, Laura Marrone, Tamarra Crawford, and SandroPinheiro
  • AADPRT 2015 – Workshop – “Practical Guide to Preparing Psychiatric Trainees to Practice in Integrated Primary Care and Mental Health Settings”
  • APA IPS 2014 – Workshop – “Engaging treatment resistant mental health population: California’s Laura’s Law and In-Home Outreach Team” with Alfredo Aguirre and Helen Thomson
  • APA IPS 2014 – Workshop – “California: Impact of Medi-Cal expansion on counties” with Drs Michael Krelstein, Roderick Shaner, and Bob Cabaj
  • Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture 2014 meeting – accepted abstract, “Diagnosis and Treatment of Combat Trauma”
  • APA IPS 2013 Conference – Poster – “Psychiatric Readmissions at UC San Diego Medical Center: Describing Characteristics of Patients with 30 day Admissions,” Larry Malak, MD, Karina Vesco, MSW, Steve Koh, MD, MPH, MBA, and Bill Perry, PhD
  • “Relationship between working/volunteer status and successful aging in the Successful AGing Evaluation (SAGE) study” poster – 2012 APA and AAGP annual meeting
  • “Rapid Treatment of Depression in Patients Receiving Hospice Care with Methylphenidate and Ketamine” poster – 2012 APA annual meeting
  • “Clinical Trials of the Rapid Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Patients Receiving Hospice Care” poster – 2011 5th Annual Kathleen Foley Palliative Care Retreat
  • American Psychiatric Association 2011 Annual Conference and Institute of Psychiatric Services – Accepted Poster – “Assessing and Managing Online Presence: Lessons from the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) 2010 Fellows Plenary Session”
  • AAGP 2011 Annual Conference – Accepted Poster – "Lessons Learned from In Our Own Words: Successful Aging across the Lifespan
  • AGRC Grant Funded Project – “In Our Own Words: Successful Aging Across the Lifespan” with Henry James (MD 2010) and Laura Marrone (MD 2010) with faculty mentors DrsDilipJeste and Sidney Zisook
  • Korean American Community Service – 2006 – Demographics and needs analysis of Korean Americans in Silicon Valley with AhnHye-Mee, Executive Director
  • Johns Hopkins School of Business – 2004 – Cost-Effective Analysis and Cost Projections for Case Management for Elderly Population in Continuing Care Retirement Communities w/ Erickson Retirement Communities
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health – 2004 – Meta-analysis on evidence-based memory training in the elderly with Dr. George Rebok
  • National Institute on Aging – 2001 – Mechanism of cardioprotection by inhibition of sodium-hydrogen ion exchanger with Dr. Steven Sollott; Poster presentation at NIA Intramural Program Poster session 2001 and Summer NIH Research Poster session at UCSD 2002
  • Asian Americans for Community Involvement – 2000 – Survey research of Bosnian refugees on their mental health conditions and adjustments to a new life in the United States with Karita Hummer, LCSW
  • Palo Alto VA Summer Scholars Program – 1999 – Effects of functional electrical stimulation to cardiac output, lower venous return and exercise on spinal cord injured individuals with Drs. Jon Myers and Jenny Kiratli; Presentation at Palo Alto VA Summer Scholars Program

 

Presentations

  • “Business of Medicine,” California Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting, October 2017
  • “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment with focus on active duty personnel,” Invited talk, Congreso International De Medicina Militar, June 2017
  • “Cross-Professional Training to Address the Mental Health Gap,” APA Annual Meeting, May 2017
  • “TeleMentalHealth Model of Care in Psychiatric Training and Care Delivery,” APA Annual Meeting, May 2017
  • “Refugee Mental Health: Resident Experiences in San Diego County,” APA Annual Meeting, May 2017
  • “TeleMentalHealth and Use of Technology to Improve High Quality Access to Mental Health Care,” PsychSIGN presentation, APA Annual Meeting, May 2017
  • “The Steve Fund: Focusing on the Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being of College Students of Color,” APA Annual Meeting, May 2017
  • “Paradox and Successful Aging,” Invited talk, APM, Convenciones en Psiquiatria, Nov 2016
  • Invited talk, “Mental Health and Gun Violence,” San Diego County Bar Association, September 2016
  • “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment,” Invited talk, APM Ediciones y Convenciones en Psiquiatria, June 2016
  • California Psychiatric Association, 2016 Annual Meeting, “Academic Psychiatry and Professional Organization”
  • Psychological Impact of Aging, UCSD Undergraduate Urban Studies Seminar, May 2016
  • “Telefella Forum” – APA IPS meeting, Oct 2015
  • “Integrated and Collaborative Training for Psychiatrists and Nurse Practitioners: Meeting the Needs of Underserved Patient Populations” – APA Annual Meeting, May 2015
  • “Practical Guide to Preparing Psychiatric Trainees to Practice in Integrated Primary Care Model” – APA Annual Meeting, May 2015
  • Case Presentation – “Complicated Case of Hispanic Patient with Depression” – APA Annual Meeting, May 2015
  • “Aging Population and Its Impact” – APA Annual Meeting, invited lecture to PsychSIGN – May 2015
  • Case Presentation Moderator – Eating Disorders, Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – APA May 2015
  • “DSM 5 Update” – Invited presentation for California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists – Annual Meeting, May 2015
  • “Changes in Academic Environment” – Invited Panel for Hartford Foundation Change Agents Conference, December 2014
  • “Fostering Psychological and Emotional Health Among Seniors” – Invited lecture UCSD USP 145, Aging: Social and Health Policy Issues – May 2014
  • “Voice of Experience – Lessons from Growth of a DB” – Invited lecture to APA District Branch presidents and executive directors – May 2014
  • “Disaster Psychiatry in Aftermath of Sewol Disaster” – AKAP annual meeting, moderator – May 2014
  • “Cognitive Changes in Aging” – APA Annual Meeting, invited lecture to PsychSIGN – May 2014
  • “Psychiatry and Media” – APA Annual Meeting workshop with James Tyll, deputy media relations, APA national office – May 2014
  • Invited Conference – Naval Hospital Balboa San Diego – DSM 5 conference director – Jan 2014
  • Invited Grand Rounds – Naval Hospital Balboa San Diego – “History and Development of DSM” – Oct 2013
  • Invited lecture – San Diego County Older Adults Council – “Trends and Outlook for Caring for the Older Adult with Mental Illness” – Oct 2013
  • Invited lecture – San Diego Psychological Association – “DSM 5 review” – Sept 2013
  • Invited lecture – Naval Hospital Balboa San Diego – “Treatment of Mania in Elderly Patient” – Sept 2013
  • May 2013 Naval Hospital Annual Primary Care Symposium Invited Lecture – “Mood Dementia Related Mood Changes: Common Treatment Strategies”
  • APA 2013 Annual Conference – “Pathways to Success” – Panel group
  • APA 2013 Annual Conference – “Transitions to Practice” – Panel group
  • AAGP 2013 Annual Conference – Workshop Chair – "Substance Abuse in the Elderly Population: Emerging Trends”
  • AAGP 2013 Annual Conference – Clinical Case Presentation – “Elderly woman with gait disorder”
  • “Cognitive Changes in Aging” – Presentation – Korean American Medical Association Annual Meeting – July 2012
  • Invited Lecture –UCSD USP 145, Aging: Social and Health Policy Issues – Fostering psychological and emotional health among seniors – 2012 May
  • “Healthful Aging: What to Expect?” with DrDilipJeste, presentation at 2011 The Coalition for Physician Enhancement
  • Co-chair lecture for “Translating Neural Circuits into Novel Therapeutics for Schizophrenia” by Dr David Lewis – APA annual meeting May 2011
  • APA 2011 Annual Conference Sessions on APA Governance Organization for Members-in-Training and Early Career Psychiatrists – Leadership Symposium – May 2011
  • American Psychiatric Association 2011 Annual Conference – Accepted Workshop – “In Our Own Words: Successful Aging across the Lifespan”
  • Policy workgroup on APA’s policy on relationship between industry and psychiatrists – 2010
  • Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry – Fellows Plenary Session – “Psychiatry in the Age of Facebook: Implications and Pitfalls of Cyber-Communications” – November 2010
  • NAMI California 2010 Annual Conference Workshop Mentor – “Creating Effective Collaborations Between Mental Health Providers, Families & Consumers” – as presented by Drs Vanessa Lauzon and Janna Alfery
  • UCSD Grand Rounds – Sept 2010 – “Cultural Humility: Culture of One” – with Drs Melissa Deer, Shayna Davis and Andres Sciolla
  • American Psychiatric Association – 2010 Annual Conference – New Orleans – Abstract and Workshop Presentation – “Bridging the Cultural Divide: Challenges of First Generation Immigrants with Children with Mental Illness”
  • San Diego Hospice – 2009-2010 – Stimulant use in depressive hospice patients (poster presentation 2009 American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting and 2009 Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine), ketamine use in palliative care patients (poster presentation 2010 AAGP annual meeting), psychiatry consultation evaluation in palliative care setting with Dr. Scott Irwin

 

Media

  • How to cope with depression during holidays – http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-to-cope-with-depression-during-the-holidays/ - Dec 2015
  • Dementia Drugs Linked to Serious Weight Loss – Medscape – August 2015 –

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/849570#vp_1

  • “How Clinicians Actually Use the DSM: Psychiatric Times Survey Results,” Psychiatric Times May 2015

 

Leadership

  • John A Hartford Foundation – 2014-2015
    • Advisory Board 2014 Change AGEnts meeting
  • American Association of Community Psychiatrists – 2013-2014
    • Member Invitee of Board
  • County of San Diego
    • Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative, Clinical Council Member – 2015-present
    • Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative, Education Subcommittee Chair – 2015-present
    • Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative, UCSD Dept of Psychiatry Representative – 2014-present
  • County of San Diego; Behavioral Health
    • Member, Older Adults Council – 2013-2016
    • Member, Adult Systems of Care Council – 2013-2016
    • Member, WET Collaborative and Provider Groups
  • The Glenner Memory Care Centers – 2013-2014
    • Board of Directors
  • American Psychiatric Association
    • APA BOT Ad Hoc Work Group on Safe Prescribing – 2018
    • APA Finance Committee Consultant – 2017
    • APA 2017 Annual Meeting Scientific Planning Committee Vice Chair – 2016-2017
    • APA Institute of Psychiatric Services Scientific Planning Committee Member – 2015-present
    • APA PAC Area 6 Board Member – 2015-present
    • APA Foundation Ambassador – 2015-present
    • APA 2016 Annual Meeting Scientific Planning Committee Chair
    • APA Assembly Foundation Liaison Committee Member – 2014-2016
    • APA 2015 Institute of Psychiatric Services Scientific Planning Committee Consultant
    • APA 2015 Annual Meeting Scientific Planning Committee Consultant
    • APA DSM 5 Trainer Expert and Presenter “Train-the-Trainers Program”
    • APA Recovery to Practice Advisory Board Member – 2012-2015
    • APA ASM Public Psychiatry Committee – 2012-2014
    • APA Minority Diversity Leadership Mentor – 2013-present
    • APA Board of Trustees’ Nominating Committee – 2013
    • APA Assembly Workgroup on Cannabis Legalization/Decriminalization – 2013
    • APA Assembly ECP Initiative Project Co-Chair – Sept 2012
    • APA ECP Committee Chair – 2012-2015
    • Council on Advocacy and Government Affairs – Member – 2011-present
    • Psychiatric News Editor-in-Chief Search Committee – Member – 2011-2012
    • Assembly Committee of Members-in-Training – Mentor – 2011-2012
    • APA’s delegation to AMA RFS – 2010-2012
    • Minority Fellowship – Chair and Representative to APA Board of Trustees – 2010-2011
    • Assembly Committee of Members-in-Training – Chair – 2010-2011
    • Assembly Special Projects Committee – Member – 2010-2011
    • Council on Healthcare Systems and Financing – Fellow Member – 2009-2011
  • California Psychiatric Association (APA Area 6)
    • Co-Chair, Academic Affairs – 2016-present
    • Early Career Psychiatrist Representative – 2014-2016
    • Public Psychiatry Committee – Member – 2013-2015
    • CPA Annual Meeting Leadership Academy Chair – Sept 2012
    • Early Career Psychiatrist Deputy Representative – 2012-2014
    • Public Affairs Committee – Chair – 2011-2012
    • Government Affairs Committee – Member – 2009-present
    • Political Action Committee – Member – 2009-2012
    • Annual Conference Planning Committee – Member – 2009-2013
    • Information Technology Taskforce – Member – 2010
    • Member-in-Training Representative – 2010-2011
    • Member-in-Training Deputy Representative – 2009-2010
  • San Diego Psychiatric Society (APA District Branch)
    • SDPS Local Legislative Representative – 2015-present
    • SDPS “Advances in Substance Use Disorders” co-chair – 2014-2015
    • SDPS Immediate Past President – 2014-2015
    • SDPS “Trauma Across the Lifespan” Conference Consultant – 2014
    • SDPS President – 2013-2014
    • SDPS Annual Scientific Meeting “DSM 5; What you need to know” Co-Chair – Summer 2013
    • President-elect – 2012-2013
    • Vice President – 2011-2012
    • Communications Chair – 2010-2011
    • Scope of Practice Town Hall and Workgroup – Co-Chair – 2009
    • Member-in-Training Representative – 2008-2010
    • Mentoring coordinator – 2008-2010
    • Psychiatric community site visit liaison – 2008-2009
  • Mental WellnessOutreach Alliance (SDPS Foundation)
    • Founder and Chair – 2013-2015
  • American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
    • AAGP Member-in-Training Caucus founder and chair – 2011-2012
    • AAGP Member-in-Training on Board of Directors – 2010-2011
  • Group for Advancement of Psychiatry
    • Committee on Psychopathology – 2011-present
    • Publications Board – 2009-2015
    • Committee on Aging – 2009-2010
  • American Medical Association
    • AMA Resident Fellows Section Public Health Committee – Chair – 2011-2012
    • AMA Resident Fellows Section Public Health Committee – Vice-Chair – 2010-2011
  • California Medical Association
    • CMA Health IT Committee Member – 2016-present
    • Young Physicians Section – Delegate from California Psychiatric Association – 2012-2013
    • House of Delegates – 2009-2012
    • House of Delegates Reference Committee on Science and Public Affairs – 2010-2012
    • CMA Resident Fellows Section – 2009-2011
  • San Diego County Medical Society
    • Resident Director on Board of Directors – 2010-2012
    • Resident Alternate on Board of Directors – 2009-2010
  • San Diego National Alliance on Mental Illness
    • Chair of Board of Trustees – 2015-2016
    • Board of Trustees – 2010-2016
    • Ask-A-Doc Founder and Presenter – 2009-2015
    • Multicultural Advisory Board – Member – 2009-2010
  • Association of Korean American Psychiatrists
    • President – 2012-2015
  • Miscellaneous
    • APM CME Conference Co-Chair – June 2017
    • UCSD Psychiatry Evening Journal Club Co-Facilitator – 2008-2009
    • Johns Hopkins Alumni Executive Board Member – 2004
    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Biased Observer founder and staff – 2003-2004
    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
      • Masters in Public Health Class Representative & President – 2003-2004
    • American Medical Students Association UCSD Chapter Co-President – 2000-2002
    • American Medical Students Association Western Regions Conference Director and Chair – 2002

 

Teaching and Service Activities

  • University of San Diego, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science – Voluntary Faculty – 2015-present
    • 2016 – NPTC 624 Course Instructor with Mike Terry, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC and Alexandra Sietsma, PMHNP
    • Psychiatry Nurse Practice Program faculty
    • Psychiatric Nurse Practice Clinical Preceptor
  • UCSD Assistant/Associate Professor – 2013-present
    • Psychiatric Nurse Practice Clinical Program co-director
    • Psychiatric Clinical Service Director Search Committee
    • Psychiatric Education and Training Council Member
    • Clinical Council Member
    • Committee Member – Residency Training Core Committees
    • Medical Director, UCSD Outpatient Psychiatric Services
    • Director, Community Psychiatry Fellowship Program
    • Director, Public Psychiatry, Culture Competency, and Professional Development Seminar Series
    • Supervisor Outpatient Psychiatry – PGY3
    • Faculty mentor and supervisor
    • Case conference series – PGY3
    • Research mentor
    • Director UCSD Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Training Program – Clinical Rotation supervisor UCSD OPS – 2014-present
    • UCSD Medical school invited speaker for professional development – 2014
  • Naval Hospital Balboa Consulting Professor – 2013-present
    • Research Consultant and Mentor
    • Geriatric Psychiatry Instructor
  • Naval Hospital Balboa Assistant Professor – 2012-2013
    • Integrative Care Instructor
    • Psychiatric Consult Liaison Instructor
    • Geriatric Psychiatry Lecture Series
    • Internal Medicine Lectures on Geriatric Mental Health
  • UCSD Clinical Faculty – 2010-2012
    • Geriatric Psychiatry Instructor
    • Psychiatry PGY3 Case Conferences
    • Psychiatry PGY1-4 Supervisor and Mentor
    • Psychiatry Professional Development Seminar Series
    • UCSD Medical School Instructor – Psychiatry MS2-MS4

 

Volunteer / Miscellaneous

  • HealthXL Clinician Advisory Member – 2017-present
  • UCSD School of Medicine Geriatric Psychiatry Standardized Patient course instructor – 2012
  • UCSD PGY3&4 Professional Development Curriculum Director – 2011-2012
  • UCSD Minority Mental Health and Disparity Education core group member – 2010
  • UCSD Medical School psychiatry core curriculum group instructor– 2008-2010
  • Psychopharmacology Instructor for MFT & MSW program at The Center for Grief Care and Education – 2008-2009
  • Expert testimonial for Title 9, CA Department of Mental Health Proposed Regulations – MHSA Workforce Education and Training (Notice File No. Z2008-1014-02) – Dec 2008
  • NAMI volunteer in greater Manhattan area – 2006-2007
  • New Hope Korean Presbyterian Church High School Test Preparation Instructor – 2006
  • San Jose Technology Museum Volunteer – 2006
  • San Francisco Korean Trade Expo Translator and Coordinator – 2006
  • San Diego City High School mentoring program coordinator – 2003
  • English as a Second Language Instructor – San Diego and San Jose – 2000-2006
  • San Diego Free Clinic Volunteer – 2000-2001

 

Fellowships / Honors

  • UC San Diego Health Leadership Academy – Class of 2018
  • AAMC Minority Faculty Development Travel Award – 2014
  • Hartford Foundation Communications Leadership Travel Award – 2014
  • Visionary Award – San Diego Psychiatric Society – 2014
  • Ethel Ginsburg Fellow for Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry – 2011-2012
  • UCSD Chairman’s Clinical Research Award
    • In Clinical Research Excellence During Psychiatry Residency – 2010
  • UCSD Psychiatry Residency Teaching Excellence Award – 2010
  • San Diego Psychiatric Society Resident / Early Career Psychiatrist Award 2010
  • UCSD Department of Psychiatry Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence Scholar – 2007-2012
  • APA minority fellow travel grant for 2010 AAGP annual conference
  • APA Minority Leadership Fellowship – AstraZeneca Fellow (Diversity Leadership) – 2009-2011
  • APA Chief Resident Executive Leadership Program – May 2009
  • APA Advocacy Day Representative from San Diego District Branch of APA – February 2009
  • Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry Fellow 2009-2010
  • California Psychiatry Association Leadership Conference – 2008-present
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Stepping Stones Scholarship – 2007 AAGP annual conference

 

Editing / Review

  • American Academy of Neurology Institute – Mild Cognitive Impairment Quality Measurement Set Workgroup Member (representing American Psychiatric Association) – 2017-2018
  • MHLAP Grant Reviewer – 2016-present
  • CME Questions Author AAGP 2016 meeting
  • Reviewer for Western University of Health Sciences, Intramural Grant Funding – 2015-present
  • Reviewer for Psychiatry Research – 2013-present
  • Reviewer for Journal of Psychiatric Practice – 2012-present
  • Reviewer for American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry – 2011-present
  • Book Review – Clinical Manual of Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias (Myron Weiner and Anne Lipton, Eds.)
  • Book Review – Migration and Mental Health (Dinesh Bhugra and Susham Gupta, Eds.)

 

Grants / Contracts / MOUs

  • Grants
    • OSHPD RFA 16-7557 Education Capacity – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner grant - $1,000,000 per FYs 2017-2019
    • San Diego County Behavioral Health Service – Community Psychiatry Program - #555817 - $950,000 FY 2017-2018 and $1,300,000 per FYs 2018-2022
    • OSHPD MiniGrant $10,000 (through 2018)
    • HRSA – UD7HP29867 – Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention – Interprofessional Collaborative Practice – Family Health Centers of San Diego, Inc – co-PI – with FHCSD and USD School of Nursing - $1,000,000 (through 2018)
    • OSHPD #15-8147 California Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (CalSEARCH) – $30,000 (through 2017)
    • OSHPD MiniGrant $12,000 (through 2017)
    • OSHPD #14-5545 California Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (CalSEARCH) – $30,000 (through 2016)
    • California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development – Psychiatry Workforce Grant - #14-5017 - $1,300,000 (through 2017)
    • San Diego County Behavioral Health Services – Work, Education and Training - #539255 - $3,500,000 (through 2017)
    • UCSD Academic Geriatric Resource Center Mini-grant in Geriatrics – 2009-2010 - $5,000
    • San Diego Psychiatric Society District Branch APA grant co-executor – 2008-2010 - $15,000
  • Contracts
    • Family Health Centers of San Diego, San Diego Center for Children and Vista Hill Foundation – Child Adolescent Psychiatry Community Track Program contract
    • San Diego Youth Services – Clinical Training Placement contract
    • Reentry Court Project – Secondary – subcontract with Second Chance, Inc
    • Donovan Prison – Fellowship and training contract
    • Mammoth Health – telementalhealth service agreement
    • Community Research Foundation – psychiatry resident placement and training; Jayne Westin Clinic and Vista Balboa Crisis House
    • El Centro Regional Medical Center – telementalhealth ED coverage program
    • Barton Health System – telementalhealth service program
    • Catholic Charities Immigrant Mental Health Screening Program
    • Deaf Community Services of San Diego, Inc – service and training agreement
    • Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc – telementalhealth service and training agreement
    • Survivors of Torture International – service and training agreement
  • MOUs
    • Fred Finch
    • Phoenix House
    • Vista Hill
    • KickStart
    • Polinsky Child Center
    • New Dawn
    • Sam and Rose Stein Education Center
    • Community Research Foundation
    • Psychiatric Emergency Response Team, Inc
    • San Yisidro Healthcare Center
    • La Maestra Healthcare Center
    • San Diego NAMI
    • The Glenner Memory Care Center
    • Mental Health Systems, Inc
    • Optum Health - Public Sector
    • Union of Pan Asian Communities
    • San Diego County Behavioral Services

 

Professional Organization Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association; California Psychiatric Association; San Diego Psychiatric Society
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Society; San Diego County Medical Society
  • American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Group for Advancement of Psychiatry
  • American Association of Community Psychiatrists
  • Association of Korean American Psychiatrists

 

Professional Licensure / Board Certification

  • General Psychiatry Board Certification from The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Board Certification from The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • California License, DEA and NPI numbers and dates available on request