Resident Activity

Current Resident Scholarly Activity

Kirsy Japa, MD Kirsy Japa, MD

Accepted and Published Articles

  • Daniel Bigman, Kirsy Japa, Consuelo Cagande. Utilizing resident-driven morbidity and mortality conferences in the department of Psychiatry. Academic Psych 2019; 43: 254-255.
  • Jennifer Severe, Kirsy Japa. The silent suffering of those on temporary protected status: Unbeknownst to many. Psychiatric Times 2018.

Poster Presentations

  • Dilys Ngu, Kirsy Japa. Olanzapine treatment in refractory chemotherapy induced nausea. APA 2019.

Dilys Ngu, MD  Dilys Ngu, MD

Poster Presentations

  • Dilys Ngu, Kirsy Japa. Olanzapine treatment in refractory chemotherapy induced nausea. APA 2019.
  • Dilys Ngu, Debbarma Swarnalata. Emerging challenge in Addiction – A case report of synthetic Cathinone induced psychosis. APA 2-19.
  • Dilys Ngu, Sindhura Kunaparajau, Adela Ortega. Capgras syndrome: A case report on a 46-year-old patient who stabbed her fiancé. 2017.
  • Dilys Ngu, Xinyi Zhang. Structured Morning Huddle. Camden Scholars 2018.
  • Dilys Ngu, Mani Anup. A unique case of chronic suicidal ideation in a patient with bipolar disorder. Atlanticare Resident research day 2019.
  • Dilys Ngu. A unique case of tactile hallucinations.

Presentations

  • Dilys Ngu, Inua Momodu. Lost boys of Sudan. Media session (The Real thinking Series) at Psychoanalytic center of Philadelphia, 2019 and media session in APA 2019.

Resident Awards

  • Dilys Ngu, Swarnalata Debbarma. Emerging challenge in Addiction - A case report of synthetic cathinone induced psychosis. Second place in poster presentation at Atlanticare Resident Research Day, 2018.

Jennifer Dorr, DO, MPH Jennifer Dorr, DO, MPH

Accepted and Published Articles

  • Jennifer Dorr. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Comorbid Disorders. Accepted in NJ pediatrics, 2019.

Poster Presentation

  • Garrett Rossi, Jennifer Dorr. Combining ketamine, brain stimulation (rTMS) and mindfulness therapy (TIMBER) for opioid addiction, a case series. Presented in Philadelphia Colloquium of Scholars, 2019, Philadelphia Addiction Medicine Symposium 2019 and American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Poster 2019.
  • Jennifer Dorr. ECT for patients with severe malnutrition, depression, and catatonia. Presented in APA 2020.
  • Jennifer Dorr, Garrett Rossi. Managing medical illness in patients with borderline personality disorder – APA 2020.

Presentations

  • Panel Discussion at APA on Family Therapy and Its Importance In Treating Substance Use, Schizophrenia, and Medical Illnesses.

Resident Awards

  • Garrett Rossi, Jennifer Dorr. Combining Ketamine, Brain stimulation (rTMS) and Mindfulness therapy (TIMBER) for opioid Addiction A Report of 3 Cases. Second place poster presented in Philadelphia Psychiatric Society Addiction Sympsium Jefferson University 2019.

JinGu Lee, DO JinGu Lee, DO

Accepted and Published Articles

  • Case Report and Literature Review: Psychostimulant use and skin picking behavior development

Kristen Mazoki, DO Kristen Mazoki, DO

Accepted and Published Articles

  • Garrett Rossi, Kristen Mazoki. Acute psychosis after treatment of epididimyitis with ciprofloxacin. Cureus 2018; 10(5): 1-3.

Poster Presentations

  • Kristen Mazoki. Problematic Fioricet usage and importance in addiction psychiatry. AAAP 2018
  • Kristen Mazoki, Garrett Rossi, Karim Sedky. Drug related mortality in Camden NJ: demographics and substance use trends from 2010-2016, AAAP May, 2018.
  • Kristen Mazoki, Garrett Rossi. Holistic healing or suicide Attempt? Ingesting Turpentine to Cleanse. APA Annual Meeting 2020 Philadelphia PA.

Resident Awards

  • Kristen Mazaki. PRMS Resident/Fellow Remarkable Achievement Awardees, NJPA 2019.

Antonia Phillip, MD, MBA Antonia Phillip, MD, MBA

Poster Presentations

  • Antonia Phillip. Kratom in the ED and beyond: How one patient successfully abstained from heroin dependence and successful management of subsequent kratom abuse. Presented in National Update on Behavioral Emergencies (AAEP) 2018.
  • Antonia Phillip. Comparison of the conclusiveness of Suicidal Ideation between individuals intoxicated with Cocaine & alcohol: An Observational Study in the ED. Poster.
  • Antonia Phillip. Musical Hallucination as First Symptom Psychosis in a Patient Chronically Abusing Dextromethorphan: An Unusual Case Report. 2018.
  • Antonia Phillip. Evaluation and Management of Emotionalism Post Stroke in the Crisis Unit: ER Psychiatrists Beware. National Update on Behavioral Emergencies (AAEP), 2018
  • Antonia Phillip, Garrett Rossi. Evaluation of Telephone Follow up As an Intervention to Prevent Readmission at a community based inpatient psychiatric hospital; APA Annual Meeting 2020 Philadelphia PA.

Garrett Rossi, MD Garrett Rossi, MD

Accepted and Published Articles

  • Garrett Rossi, Sidra Ghafoor, D Zeidwerg. Problematic Fioricet usage and importance in addiction psychiatry. Am J Addict 2019; 28(3): 191.
  • Garrett Rossi, Kristen Mazoki. Acute psychosis after treatment of epididimyitis with ciprofloxacin. Cureus 2018; 10(5): 1-3.
  • Bishoy Kolta, Garrett Rossi. Paraphilic disorder in a male patient with autism spectrum disorder: Incidence or coincidence. Cureus 2018; 10(5): 1-6.
  • Garrett Rossi, Siddesh Shambhu. Hemipelgic migraine as the initial presentation of biopsy positive cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy. Cureus 2018; 10(5): 2-7.
  • Garrett Rossi, Francis Aguilar. Positive Sports Psychiatry, Positive Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychology Springer February 2020.

Poster Presentations

  • Garrett Rossi, Jennifer Dorr. Combining ketamine, brain stimulation (rTMS) and mindfulness therapy (TIMBER) for opioid addiction, a case series. Presented in Philadelphia Colloquium of Scholars, 2019, Philadelphia Addiction Medicine Symposium 2019 and American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Poster 2019.
  • Garrett Rossi. Social media applications: a potential avenue for broadcasting suicidal attempts and self-injurious behavior. AAAP 2018
  • Garrett Rossi. Acute psychosis after treatment with ciprofloxacin.
  • Garrett Rossi. Acute Psychosis Following Antibiotic Treatment: A Case Series. Atlanticare Research Day 2019.
  • Antonia Phillip, Garrett Rossi. Evaluation of Telephone Follow up As an Intervention to Prevent Readmission at a community based inpatient psychiatric hospital; APA Annual Meeting 2020 Philadelphia PA.
  • Bishoy Kolta, Ramkrishna Makani, Garrett Rossi, David Friel, Adela Ortego. Atypical sexual interests in male patients diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder: Case series.
  • Garrett Rossi. Social Media Applications: A Potential Avenue For Broadcasting Suicide Attempts and Self-Injurious Behavior. American Medical Association National meeting, 2018.
  • Garrett Rossi. Management of Agitation in Huntington’s Disease: A Case for the Consult Psychiatrist; APA Annual Meeting 2020 Philadelphia PA.
  • Garrett Rossi, Melanie Beck, Thomas Morgan. A Little Dab Will Do: A Case of Cannabis Induced Psychosis. APA Annual Meeting 2020 Philadelphia PA.
  • Kristen Mazoki, Garrett Rossi. Holistic healing or suicide Attempt? Ingesting Turpentine to Cleanse. APA Annual Meeting 2020 Philadelphia PA.
  • Christopher Yamada, Garrett Rossi, Karim Sedky. Examining the Relationship Between Sleep-Disordered Breating and Opioid Intake: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. APA Annual Meeting 2020 Philadelphia PA.
  • Garrett Rossi. World's Greatest Dad: Robin Williams movie on Neurosis, single fatherhood, father-son relationship, shame, guilt and Tragic Death. APA 2018.

Presentations

  • Randi Hagerman, Tristan Gorrindo, Ricardo A Juarex, Lisa Diener, Garrett Rossi. New Targeted Treatments for Fragile X Syndrome and ASD. APA course of the month, 2019.

Resident Awards

  • Garrett Rossi, Jennifer Dorr. Combining Ketamine, Brain stimulation (rTMS) and Mindfulness therapy (TIMBER) for opioid Addiction A Report of 3 Cases. Second place poster presented in Philadelphia Psychiatric Society Addiction Sympsium Jefferson University 2019.
  • Garrett Rossi. American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Resident Travel Scholarship. 30th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium December 5-8 2019, Rancho Bernardo Inn San Diego California.

 Dhruv Shah, DO

Poster Presentations

  • Dhruv Shah. Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome presenting with spontaneous penuomediastinum. Accepted Journal Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, 2019.

Presentations

  • Rao Gogineni, Igor Elman, Karim Sedky, Dhruv Shah, Debashish Basu. Reward deficiency syndrome: Making use of the science to treat addictive, impulsive, compulsive and executive function deficiency syndromes. Session in APA 2020.

Resident Awards

  • Dhruv Shah. Gold Humanism Honor Society Resident/Fellow Recognition Award. 2018 and 2019.

Roshi DeSilva, DO Roshi DeSilva, DO

Poster Presentations

  • Melanie Beck, Roshi DeSilva, Wakilu Shittu, Asawari Pellechi. Folie a Deux: An Interesting Case of Shared Psychosis. Poster presentation at APA 2020.
  • Roshi DeSilva, Melanie Beck, Wakilu  Shittu, Brian Isaacson. A Unique Case of New-Onset Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in the Postpartum Period. Case presentation accepted for presentation at APA
  • Wakilu Shittu, Roshi DeSilva, Melanie Beck. Atypical Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in a 71-Year-Old Male on Trifluoperazine. Poster presentation at APA 2020.
  • Roshi DeSilva, Wakilu Shittu, Dilys Ngu, Melanie Beck. A Unique Case of Tactile Hallucinations Resolving with Clozapine. Case presentation accepted for presentation at APA and Atlanticare Research day 2019.

Wakilu Shittu, MD, MBA Wakilu Shittu, MD, MBA

Poster Presentations

  • Melanie Beck, Roshi DeSilva, Wakilu Shittu, Asawari Pellechi. Folie a Deux: An Interesting Case of Shared Psychosis. Poster presentation at APA 2020.
  • Roshi DeSilva, Melanie Beck, Wakilu Shittu, Brian Isaacson. A Unique Case of New-Onset Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in the Postpartum Period. Case presentation accepted for presentation at APA
  • Wakilu Shittu, Roshi DeSilva, Melanie Beck. Atypical Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in a 71-Year-Old Male on Trifluoperazine. Poster presentation at APA 2020.
  • Roshi DeSilva, Wakilu Shittu, Dilys Ngu, Melanie Beck. A Unique Case of Tactile Hallucinations Resolving with Clozapine. Case presentation accepted for presentation at APA and Atlanticare Research day 2019.
  • Ashabari Pellechi, Walkilu Shittu. Delirious Mania: A case report. Accepted at APA 2020.

Melanie Beck, DO Melanie Beck, DO

Accepted and Published Articles

  • Rachel Shmuts, Abigail Kay, Melanie Beck. Buspirone: A forgotten friend. Accepted in Current Psychiatry and will be published in the Jan/Feb issue

Poster Presentations

  • Garrett Rossi, Melanie Beck, Thomas Morgan. A Little Dab Will Do: A Case of Cannabis Induced Psychosis. APA Annual Meeting 2020 Philadelphia PA.
  • Melanie Beck, Roshi DeSilva, Wakilu Shittu, Asawari Pellechi. Folie a Deux: An Interesting Case of Shared Psychosis. Poster presentation at APA 2020.
  • Roshi DeSilva, Melanie Beck, Wakilu  Shittu, Brian Isaacson. A Unique Case of New-Onset Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in the Postpartum Period. Case presentation accepted for presentation at APA
  • Wakilu Shittu, Roshi DeSilva, Melanie Beck. Atypical Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in a 71-Year-Old Male on Trifluoperazine. Poster presentation at APA 2020.
  • Roshi DeSilva, Wakilu Shittu, Dilys Ngu, Melanie Beck. A Unique Case of Tactile Hallucinations Resolving with Clozapine. Case presentation accepted for presentation at APA and Atlanticare Research day 2019.

Ashabari Nayak Pellechi, MD Ashabari Nayak Pellechi, MD

Accepted and Published Articles

  • Ashabari Pellechi, Karim Sedky. Sleep disorders in women. Chapter in book Sleep Medicine and mental health: A guide for psychiatrists and other health care professionals. In Print, 2019.

Poster Presentation

  • Melanie Beck, Roshi DeSilva, Wakilu Shittu, Ashabari Pellechi. Folie a Deux: An Interesting Case of Shared Psychosis. Poster presentation at APA 2020.
  • Ashabari Pellechi, Walkilu Shittu. Delirious Mania: A case report. Accepted at APA 2020.

Residency Program Activities

Beyond the day to day clinical responsibilities of our residents, we offer many other activities to enhance the training experience of each resident. Please take a look below and see some exciting opportunities we have provided our residents year round.

Christmas/New Year Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Psychiatry Residency Holiday Party 2020

Resident Wellness in the Park

Enjoying time after a recent wellness event that included pumpkin carving and a run/walk at Cooper River Park.

2019 Psychiatry Residency October Wellness Event

Halloween 2019

Decorating our pumpkin for Halloween 2019 as part of Resident Wellness!

2019 Psychiatry Residents with decorated Halloween pumpkin

Tuesday Didactics

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Colloquium of Scholars, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society

Our residents competed and won 1st Place at the Mind Games at the Schuylkill River Competition at the Colloquium of Scholars, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society.  This is a competition among the Philadelphia and South Jersey Psychiatry Residency Programs. Laura Hesselink, Do - PGY2, Mason Chang, MD - PGY3 and Amanda Gorecki, DO - PGY2

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NJPA President Gala 2012

NJPA President Gala 2012 - Dr. Consuelo Cagande, Program Committee Chair did an excellent job of planning the Fall Gala, even though initial plans were upset by the arrival of SuperStorm Sandy.  Several residents accompanied Dr. Cagande to this yearly event: Alicia Barnes, PGY1, Beena Premkumar, PGY1 - Shalice McKnight, PGY3 & husband, Larry Han, PGY3 and wife.

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Grand Rounds  

Grand Rounds special guest speaker, Dr Pedro Ruiz (sitting 3rd from the right), Past American Psychiatric Association President and President of World Psychiatric Association.

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