"Bridging the Workforce Shortage:  
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners in Clinical Practice

6:30 p.m. Light Meal (LC Corridor)
(no food permitted in Uris Auditorium) 
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Uris Auditorium)

Location:  Weill Cornell Medical College, Uris Auditorium
1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065
(enter on 69th St. and York Ave. entrance)

Registration:  Please register ONSITE. 

The Collaborative Care Committee is excited to host this event that will bring together child and adolescent psychiatrists, pediatricians, psychiatric nurse practitioners with the hope of forging a better understanding on current models of clinical care, with emphasis on the current role, and scope of practice of psychiatric nurse practitioners in New York State. All members are encouraged to attend.  Light meal will be served in the LC Corridor.


  Penelope Buschman, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Ms. Buschman is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Columbia University Medical Center and is also the Director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. Prior to directing the program at CUSON, she practiced as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse Consultant at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital working in the interface of pediatrics and child psychiatry.

Beth Maletz, DNP, FPMHNP-BC
Ms. Maletz is an Instructor is Clinical Nursing at Columbia University Medical Center who recently completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP.) She is currently providing psychiatric care for children and families in the Integrated Mental Health Program situated within the Washington Heights Family Health Center pediatric primary care clinic.
Latisha Hanson, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Ms. Hanson is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Columbia University Medical Center and is currently practicing at the Riverdale Mental Health Association, a not-for-profit agency providing behavioral healthcare to approximately 2,000 individuals living in the Northwest Bronx, Upper Manhattan and Westchester County.

Cori Green, MD
Dr. Green is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, where she is the Associate Director of Undergraduate Medical Education. She is involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics Mental Health Leadership Workgroup and is a grant recipient for implementing an integrative Mental Health Program in the Pediatric Primary Care Program at Weill Cornell Medicine. 


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For more information, please email info@nyccap.org.