Telepsych (HUH!) What is it good for? Absolutely…some things!

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Telepsych (HUH!) What is it good for? Absolutely…some things!


Event Info
Category Date and Time
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic and Speaker
  • Telepsych (HUH!) What is it good for? Absolutely…some things!
  • Hao Cheng MD
    • Child and Adolescent Program Fellow, Class of 2022
    • Inpatient Locums Tenens at Northshore Hospital and Silver Oaks Hospital
    Hao Cheng

  • Sonya Mohan DO
    • Child and Adolescent Program Fellow, Class of 2022
    • Assistant Professor at Rush University
    Sonya Mohan

  • Aishah Yanssaneh MD
    • Child and Adolescent Program Fellow, Class of 2022
    • Telehealth with Bravehealth
    Aishah Yanssaneh

  • In-person
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
  • 1601 W. Taylor St.
  • Chicago IL 60612
  • Conference Room
    • Auditorium, Room 109
Event Coordinator
  • Department of Psychiatry Education Team
  • psych-education [at]
Video Recording
Event Details

The presentation will also be livestreamed:

Register in advance for the meeting. Registration is required to access the Zoom link and to be emailed the CME evaluation (even if you attend in-person):
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

A link to access CME evaluations will be sent to attendees after the presentation. (Note: Completed evaluations are required to obtain CME credit)

Hao Cheng MD graduated from University of Maryland, College Park with a BA in English. He completed medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin and adult psychiatry training at the University of Illinois in Chicago where he also obtained an MBA and is currently finishing his fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. His interests include dynamic psychotherapy, psychosis, and systems of care.

Sonya Mohan DO is a Board Certified General Psychiatrist and is currently the Chief Fellow at University of Illinois’ Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program. She is a Chicago native. Dr. Mohan received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. She obtained her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pa. and went on to complete her psychiatry residency training at Palm Beach Consortium for Graduate Medical Education in Florida. Dr. Mohan specializes in a variety of psychiatric conditions and treatments and has a special interest in eating disorders, body dysmorphia, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. Earlier this year she was nominated for Resident/Fellow Of the Year award by the Psychiatry department. When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Mohan enjoys watching stand up comedy and playing with her dog named Daisy.

Aishah Yanssaneh MD completed undergrad at Xavier University of Louisiana and attended medical school at Southern Illinois University. Aishah completed Adult Psychiatry Residency at University of Illinois Chicago and is currently a 2nd year fellow in UIC’s Child Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship. She enjoys reading and traveling in spare time. Aishah will be joining private practice following graduation.


Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health


To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields

Instructional level:



  1. Discuss the benefits and detriments of telepsychiatry in youth.
  2. Describe effect of telepsychiatry on patient engagement and outcomes.
  3. Analyze patient characteristics that underlie which patients benefit from telepsychiatry.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.

No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.  There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.

Drs. Cheng, Mohan, and Yanssaneh have no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.