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Abraham Nussbaum, MD, Psychiatry, Denver, CO, Denver Health

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Psychiatry Denver, CO

Chief Education Officer / DIO

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Summary

  • Abraham Nussbaum | Physician, Teacher, Writer

    I'm a physician, writer, and teacher curious about the world of medicine.

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsResidency, Psychiatry, 2005 - 2009
  • Duke Divinity SchoolM.T.S., Summa Cum Laude, 2003 - 2005
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of MedicineClass of 2004
  • Bryn Mawr CollegeNo Degree, 1998 - 1999
  • Swarthmore CollegeB.A., 1993 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Jim Shore Award University of Colorado Department of Psychiatry, 2011
  • Chief Resident in Psychiatry University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2009
  • Best Feature Article Catholic Press Association, 2008
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Review of serum prolactin levels as an antipsychotic-response biomarker  
    Gault JM, Nussbaum AM, Open Access Journal of Translational Medicine and Research, 1/1/2018
  • Trauma-informed program development on an acute inpatient psychiatric unit  
    Medlin H, Clark L, Monroe C, Weiser-Rose M, Hawkins J, Nussbaum AM, Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology, 1/1/2017
  • Factors predicting length of stay in an urban safety net hospital  
    Rylander M, Jackenheimer A, Colon-Sanchez D, Keniston A, Nussbaum AM, Colorado Journal of Psychiatry and Psychology, 1/1/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Promoting interprofessional training and collaborative practice in a safety-net system: using a quality improvement tool to drive change in graduate and continuing edu...
    Meadows S, Nussbaum AM, Western Group on Educational Affairs, Denver, CO, 1/1/2018
  • Trauma-informed program development on an adult inpatient psychiatric unit to decrease restraint use.
    Weiser-Rose M, Eron K, Medlin H, Clark L, Monroe C, Hawkins J, Nussbaum AM, Eisner H, American Occupational Therapy Association Specialty Conference: Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, Indianapolis, IN, 1/1/2017
  • Surveying inpatient psychiatrists about potential medication-related quality metrics.
    Finegan A, Reiss R, Nussbaum AM, College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Scientific Poster Session, Colorado Springs, CO, 1/1/2016
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Lectures

  • Held Against My Will: The Ethics of Involuntary Psychiatric Holds. 
    Aurora, CO - 1/1/2019
  • What's In Your Pack?: Suicide Screening, Assessment, and Treatment. 
    Denver, CO - 1/1/2019
  • "I'm not worthy": imposter syndrome and burnout. 
    Denver, CO - 1/1/2018
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Other

  • Online sellers of designer drugs are a dark partner in the opioid epidemic. 
    Nussbaum AM, Stat
    1/17/2017
  • Restoring equity to the health law debate. 
    Nussbaum AM, Health Affairs Blog
    1/1/2017
  • When and how to care for adults as elders. 
    Wang S, Nussbaum AM, Psychiatric News
    1/1/2017
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Press Mentions

  • The Finest Traditions of My Calling
    The Finest Traditions of My CallingJune 30th, 2016
  • Rapidly Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Older Adults
    Rapidly Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Older AdultsJanuary 17th, 2017

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