UBM Medica's Psychiatric Times Virtual Career Expo Offers Job Opportunities and Career Development for Psychiatrists and Mental Health Professionals - Now Available On Demand

Virtual Event Leader UBM Studios Provided 3D Platform

Oct 29, 2010, 12:00 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica presented the Psychiatric Times Virtual Career Expo on October 6, 2010.  The virtual career expo offers job opportunities and career development for psychiatrists and mental health professionals.  UBM Studios, a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions, provided the 3D platform for the event.  The event is now available on demand.

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The event allows recruiters and hiring organizations to gain exposure to psychiatrists and mental health professionals actively searching positions.  Interactive booths allow companies to post available positions, while candidates have the opportunity to attach resumes and upload written and/or videotaped profiles as well as facilitate real-time chats with recruiters.   Event participants were also able to network with colleagues and industry experts.

Psychiatric Times offered the following sessions in the Auditorium:

  • Balancing Your Professional and Personal Life – Joe Weiner, MD, PhD
  • How to Avoid a Malpractice Suit – James Knoll, MD
  • Coding and Documentation for Psychiatric Care – Ronald Burd, MD
  • Psychiatrics in Demand:  Where the Jobs Are – Tommy Bohannon, Vice President of Hospital Based Recruiting, Merritt Hawkins

The event offered a live Q&A session with the speakers after each presentation.

Additionally, attendees were able to "Ask the Expert About Developing Your Career" in the Exhibit Hall.  Joel Yager, MD answered questions.

The virtual career expo drew 1,167 registrants and live 392 attendees.  Nearly half of the attendees were psychiatrics and spent an average of two hours at the event.  Additionally there were 372 presentation views and 1,273 booth visits.

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About UBM Medica

UBM Medica is a leading healthcare media company providing bespoke solutions to a global healthcare market.  We provide reference data, decision support solutions, news and education to communities of general practitioners, specialist doctors, pharmacists, nurses and patients across 26 countries.  We produce a range of professional media including data-rich directories, electronic and online products, journals and face-to-face meetings.  The established and trusted reputation of our brands means that many of them are embedded in the daily workflow of the healthcare communities they serve.  UBM Medica is part of United Business Media Plc an international media and business information company employing more than 5,000 people in over 30 countries around the world.

About UBM Studios (www.ubmstudios.com)

UBM Studios is a leader in virtual events and virtual business solutions.  A pioneer with virtual platforms, UBM Studios delivers deep expertise in live and online events that brings business value to customers.  UBM Studios connects, educates and enables virtual communications through a portfolio that fits every budget.  UBM Studios is the only virtual event provider to offer platform, content, audience recruitment, reporting and social marketing and gaming.  UBM Studios virtual events include Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs, Virtual Seminar Centers, Virtual Resource Centers, Virtual Product Launch, Virtual Business Continuity, Virtual Corporate Meetings, Virtual Sales Meetings, Virtual Focus Group Centers and Virtual Training.  UBM Studios delivers a complete global communication solution in Asia, Europe and North America in industries including, health, finance, technology, building and education.

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UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets.  UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products.  Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.  For more information, go to www.ubm.com.


Kate Spellman

UBM Studios


516 562 7383