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Department of Psychiatry

Arizona State Hospital: Overview with Focus on Civil Campus

Presenter Details
Katharine N. Woods, DO, MS
Katharine N. Woods, DO, MS
Chief Medical Officer, Arizona State Hospital; Assistant Deputy Director, AZDHS; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona
Arizona State Hospital

Dr. Woods is a second career physician and Board Certified Psychiatrist who trained at The Institute of Living in Harford, Connecticut, where she continued to work in inpatient psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, emergency psychiatry and electroconvulsive therapy/repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (ECT/rTMS) before moving to Arizona in 2016. From February 2016-February 2021 she worked in inpatient geriatric psychiatry and ECT at Banner – University Medical Center South, and also as medical director for hospital psychiatry for both Banner Campuses in Tucson from 2018-2021. In February 2021, she began working as the chief medical officer of the Arizona State Hospital.

Additional Information

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

Learning Objectives
  • To gain insight into the three facilities that comprise the Arizona State Hospital and their history, patient populations and care provision abilities
  • To learn about the role of the Arizona State Hospital in treating the mentally ill within the care system of the state 
  • To understand the application and admission review process for potential patients of the civil facility
CME Credit/Disclaimer

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 12:00pm
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Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Psychiatry
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