2023 Career & Practice Fair Vendor Information

American Professional Agency, Inc.

Irene Guarino  iguarino@americanprofessional.com

Deirdre Ferrigan psychiatry@americanprofessional.com

American Professional Agency, Inc. is the “preferred provider” of Professional Liability Insurance for American Psychiatric Association members, and we work hard to continually receive this distinction, offering best in the business customer service, building enduring relationships, and providing comprehensive coverage including 24/7 risk management support, all while offering highly competitive rates and multiple discounts.

Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center

Steven Crawford, MD, Regional Medical Director

Cheryl Philipps, MEd, Professional Relations Liaison

Eating Recovery Center (ERC) and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center (Pathlight) comprise the
nation’s leading mental health care system dedicated to the treatment of eating disorders and
primary mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders. ERC specializes in treating patients
struggling with eating disorders and related conditions including anorexia nervosa, bulimia
nervosa, diabulimia, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID),
and unspecified eating disorders (OSFED) and co-occurring conditions. Pathlight specializes in
treatment for mood and anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder,
depression and mania, trauma-related disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder, as
well as co-occurring substance use disorder. ERC and Pathlight provide innovative, evidence-based treatment programs tailored for patients of all ages, genders, races and ethnicities.
Working closely with patients as well as their families, ERC and Pathlight’s multi-disciplinary
treatment programs are designed to help illuminate their unique paths forward and provide a
foundation for resilience and long-lasting mental wellness. ERC and Pathlight offer inpatient,
residential, partial hospitalization (PHP) and intensive outpatient (IOP) levels of care in centers
across the country as well as Virtual IOP (video) telebehavioral health services. For more
information, please visit eatingrecoverycenter.com or pathlightbh.com.
*Located in Hunt Valley and Bethesda, Maryland, and several other states


MACS Maryland Addiction Consultation Services

Rachel Hess-Mutinda LMSW

MACS provides support to prescribers and their practices, pharmacists, and healthcare teams in addressing the needs of patients with substance use disorders and chronic pain management. MACS is made possible through funding from the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration and administered by the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Maryland Department of Health: Office of Human Resources

Sandi F. R. English
Deputy Chief, Recruitment and Outreach
410-767-5661 (phone)
410-333-5689 (fax)

Kimberly Cropper

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) provides health care services through State programs, local health departments, State-run hospitals and residential centers, and contracts with private sector health care providers.  MDH can be divided into four major divisions – Public Health Services, Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Health Care Financing. In addition, MDH has 20 boards that license and regulate health care professionals; and various commissions that issue grants, research and make recommendations on issues that affect Maryland’s health care delivery system. MDH employs over 6,500 individuals with a budget of more than $12 billion to provide needed services to Maryland communities.

Learn more about our department at https://health.maryland.gov


Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

Nicholas Chastain, MBA
Talent Acquisition Program Manager
Mobile: 301-569-0754
Email: nicholas.chastain@kp.org

With patient care at the center of every decision, our talented Permanente physicians work together across specialties to deliver the best care in the nation to their patients. We invest in research, technology and robust professional development and wellness programming to create fulfilling, meaningful, sustainable careers for our physicians and staff.


MindWork Group, LLC
Thomas N. Franklin, M.D.

MindWork Group, LLC is a private practice in Cross Keys, Baltimore that specializes in the care of complex patients.  Our premiere offering is the MindWork Intensive Program which offers therapeutic community treatment for up to 10 patients with 15 hours of group therapy a week and 5+ hours of individual treatment with supported housing nearby. Our average length of stay is 3 months.

We also offer outpatient psychiatric treatment and consultation as well as individual, group, child, and family psychotherapy.  We are a psychotherapy training site for the University of Maryland Psychiatry Residency and offer regular networking and educational events for the community.  Our vision is to be a national center for the intensive treatment of complex patients including those with substance use disorders, PTSD, personality disorders, psychotic and mood disorders and other disabling psychiatric and psychological illnesses.

Psychiatrists at MindWork Group are in a setting where they can practice a full range of biopsychosocial treatment in a collegial atmosphere where we are constantly growing and learning as well as developing innovative clinical programs.


Professional Risk Management Services
Rich Stagnato stagnato@prms.com
Sarah Starling sstarling@prms.com

PRMS® manages The Psychiatrists’ Program®, a full-service medical professional liability insurance program for behavioral healthcare providers. Unparalleled in its risk management expertise, aggressive defense strategies, and specialized policy, the program includes telepsychiatry and forensic coverage at no cost, and license defense coverage up to $150,000.* (*May vary by state.)


Sheppard Pratt

Kelli Lillard
Director, Provider Relations and Specialty Admissions
410.553.1487 (o)
615.636.4144 (c)
At Sheppard Pratt we empower our employees to make a difference and grow, both professionally and personally. With job opportunities available in our hospitals, special education schools, residential programs, outpatient centers, and more, we know you’ll find the right place to start or grow your career. Whether you’re looking for a mental health career opportunity or a job where you can truly change lives for the better, look no further.