Henry Ford Psychiatry Residents’ Association

Chief and Associate Chief Psychiatry Residents

Chief Resident
Shivali Patel, M.D.
Gregory Nielsen
Associate Chief Resident
Alexander Poznanski, M.D.

Psychiatry Residents’ Association (PRA)

Nahhas Ali 19
President
Zina Chaker, D.O.
Stodolak Derek 19
Secretary
Gregory Nielsen, D.O.
Melvin Joseph
Treasurer
Melvin Joseph, D.O.
 
 

Michigan Psychiatric Society Representatives

Patel Shivali 19
Hadley Cameron-Carter, D.O.
Nahhas Ali 19
Zina Chaker, D.O.

House Staff Council Representatives

Gautam Mohan 18
Lana Abdole, M.D.
Shivali Patel, M.D.

Book Club Chairs

Fabian Nina 19
Kyal Lalk, M.D.
Noman Sifat 19
Ali Nahhas, D.O.

Film Club Chairs

Katato Hala 19
Melvin Joseph, D.O.
Martin Amanda 18
Nikunj Talati, D.O.

Journal Club Chairs

Katato Hala 19
Hadley Cameron-Carter, D.O.
Khan Aminah 18
Derek Wolfe, M.D.

Research Club Chairs

Katato Hala 19
Hadley Cameron-Carter, D.O.
Smith Daniel 18
Shivali Patel, M.D.

Violence Task Force

Cameron Carter Hadley 21
Alexander Poznanski, M.D.
Patel Shivali 19
Nikunj Talati, D.O.

Wellness Council

Alexander Poznanski
Lana Abdole, M.D.
Nikunj Talati
Megan Mazzella, M.D.

Social Media Team

Alexander Poznanski
Lana Abdole, M.D.
Mazzella Megan 21
Marisa Fallone, D.O.

President of the Psychiatric Residency Association

Plans and coordinates social events emphasizing resident wellness activities. Events include the welcome event, longitudinal wellness calendar, holiday celebration, residents’ retreat, and recruitment events.

Secretary of the Psychiatric Residency Association

Records residency meeting minutes, reviews them with the Program Director and disperses them to all residents.

Treasurer of the Psychiatric Residency Association

Allocates funds in coordination with the Program Director, keeps a running balance of funds and documents use of funds.

Committees:

Representatives to Michigan Psychiatric Society (MPS)

Attends MPS Council Meeting either in Lansing or by conference call. Report updates regarding MPS to the residents at the monthly resident meeting and help coordinate the representation of the residency program at the annual MPS spring meeting.

Representatives to House Staff Council

Represents the Psychiatry residency program at the monthly house staff council and provide feedback, concerns and suggestions on its behalf.

Book Club

Selects books for each event in coordination with the Program Director. Chairs come prepared with discussion questions, related evidence-based information, correlates to standardized exams, and help facilitate the round-table discussion.

Film Club

The film club events occur every 3-4 months. Planning includes recruiting faculty to host the event, and choosing a movie with applicable learning pearls.

Journal Club

Facilitates choice of journal articles and presenters for monthly event in coordination with the Program Director.

Research Club

Maintains a running list of ongoing research projects in the department, coordinates collaboration between residents and faculty and updates Program Director accordingly.

Wellness Council

The aim is to create wellness related events for residents across the system as well as convey to administration what residents need. Help coordinate and attempt to increase engagement in wellness initiatives such as the well-being index.

Social Media Team

The goal is to help trainees and colleagues get to know our program and our residents, particularly during the time of virtual interviews. Public relations via social media is becoming increasingly prudent and many professional careers would benefit from some competency in this area.

Information for Applicants
Interested in applying to one of our programs, call (734) 246-8004.
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