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Didactics

PGY-1 Year

Residents are encouraged to attend didactics in medicine and neurology while on those rotations. Below are the classes specifically targeted to the PGY1 residents and include courses that are repeated over the course of the year to endure that all the PGY1 residents are able to attend. 

Scheduled Seminars 

  • Mental Status Exam
  • Initial Psychiatric Note
  • Initial Psychiatric Interview
  • Managing Effective Handoffs
  • Quality Improvement
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • History of Psychiatry
  • Basic Psychopharmacology
  • Clinical Skills Verification Exam Introduction and Practice Sessions
  • Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Assessment and Management of Suicidal Behavior
  • Introduction to Adult Psychopathology

PGY-2 Year

Residents are encouraged to attend didactics in consultation liaison and addiction psychiatry while on those rotations. Below are the classes specifically targeted to the PGY2 residents and include courses that are repeated over the course of the year to ensure that all the PGY2 residents are able to attend. 

Scheduled Seminars 

  • DSM V Disorders
  • Basic/Clinical Neuroscience
  • Child Development
  • Community Care for Severe Mental Illness
  • Consultation Liaison
  • Cultural Formulation
  • Diagnostic Interviewing
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Neuroscience of Addiction
  • Legal Issues & Ethics in Psychiatry
  • Resource Management

PGY-3 Year

Residents are encouraged to attend didactics in outpatient psychiatry while on the rotation. Below are the classes specifically targeted to the PGY3 residents and include courses that are repeated over the course of the year to endure that all the PGY3 residents are able to attend. 

Scheduled Seminars 

  • Assessment and Management of Suicidal Behavior
  • Advance Seminar – Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
  • Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Workshop
  • Clinic Administrative Rounds
  • Consultation Liaison
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Ethics in Psychiatry Research
  • Measurement Based Care
  • Outpatient Case Conferences
  • Models for Integrating Systems of Care
  • Quality Improvement (QI) Practicum
  • Resource Management
  • Sexuality/Sexual Dysfunction
  • Women’s Mental Health
  • DSM-5 Disorders
  • Motivational Interviewing

PGY-4 Year

All PGY4 residents complete a Junior Attending rotation on an inpatient or outpatient psychiatry unit during their PGY4 year. During this block, residents learn to lead teams, supervise junior residents and medical students, and manage the administrative aspects of leadership, as well as dispensing treatment with progressively less supervision. 

Scheduled Seminars 

  • ABPN: Preparing for the Boards and Maintenance of Certification
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Maintenance of Certification – Quality Improvement
  • Leadership and Management in Systems of Care
  • Private Practice
  • Supervising and Teaching
  • Supervision Practicum
  • Senior Seminar
  • Resource Management
  • Brief Dynamic Therapy
  • Family/Couples Therapy
  • Legal Issues & Ethics in Psychiatry
  • Board Prep

All Residents PGY 1-4

Scheduled Seminars

  • Recognizing & managing Fatigue/Stress
  • Professionalism Workshops

Monthly Courses PGY 1-4

  • Administrative Psychiatry
  • Journal Club
  • Psychiatry Grand Rounds
  • Patient Safety Conference
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
  • Interdepartmental Case Conference
  • Workshop on Effective Handoffs
  • Resource Management 
  • Leadership Training