Jeffrey C. Sung, M.D. is an acting instructor with the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Since 2002, his clinical responsibilities have included direct service and consultation in the care of individuals facing homelessness, medical illness, substance use and psychiatric conditions. He has taught psychotherapy, suicide risk assessment and managing response to patient suicide to mental health practitioners, physicians and chiropractors. In addition to working with the university, Dr. Sung also maintains a private practice. In 2015, he received the Sue Eastgard Training Excellence Award for his work with training mental health practitioners in suicide care.
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