2018 Spot Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 Division of Clinical Psychiatry Spot Award winners, Dr. Wendy Tayer, PhD and Lila Estrada! A Spot Award recognizes clinical faculty and staff for their day-to-day extra efforts and contributions towards improving the patient and team experience through collaboration, inclusion, initiative, service, and stewardship. Dr. Igor Grant, the Psychiatry Department Chair, and Dr. Patricia Judd, Chief Experience Officer, presented the awards at the June 2018 Faculty Meeting.

The Division of Clinical Psychiatry would also like to celebrate Alex Sietsma, MSN, PMHNP-BC for receiving the Nurse of the Year Award from UCSD and Sherri Stolte, RN, Nurse Manager of NBMU, for her 36 years of service to UC San Diego staff, patients and trainees. Sherri retires in June 2018. Alex and Sherri were also recognized at the June 2018 Faculty Meeting.

In order of photo, the awardees are:

  • Wendy Tayer, PhD, Outpatient Psychiatry Services, La Jolla
  • Lila Estrada, Eating Disorders Program
  • Alex Sietsma, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Outpatient Psychiatry Services, Hillcrest and Community Psychiatry
  • Sherri Stolte, RN, NBMU