Didactics

Didactics are individually tailored for each year of residency, so our residents are always learning topics relevant to their current training experiences and professional interests. During didactics, attendings cover all services so this time is genuinely protected.

PGY-1

Wednesday Mornings

PSYCH ROCKS and Psychiatry Training Crash Course
Systematic review of the major DSM-5 diagnostic categories

  • DSM 5 criteria and phenomenology
  • Pharmacology treatments including special populations
  • Non-Pharmacology treatments
  • Case discussions    

Interviewing
Introductory Community Psychiatry Lectures
Chief resident and program director sessions
Learning to Teach

PGY-2

Wednesday Mornings

Systematic review of the major DSM-5 diagnostic categories

  • DSM 5 criteria and phenomenology
  • Pharmacology treatments including special populations
  • Non-Pharmacology treatments
  • Case discussions    

Psychosomatic Medicine (CL) Series
Introduction to Group Psychotherapies
Electives                                                                                                                                               Top

PGY-3

Wednesday Mornings and Friday Mornings

Psychodynamic psychotherapy series
Community Psychiatry Topics

  • Roles of the psychiatrist
  • Collaborative care
  • Housing
  • Criminal justice system
  • Introduction to integrated care

Ethics
Forensic psychiatry Series with Dr. Resnick
Neuroscience
Reproductive Psychiatry   
Advocacy
Quality Improvement
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Series
CBT Group Supervision and Didactics
Community Adventure field trips
Electives

PGY-4 

Wednesday Mornings and Friday Mornings

Meet the Grand Rounds Speaker
Integrated Care Series
Psychodynamic Therapy Termination
Neuroscience
Ethics
Narrative Medicine
Advanced Community Psychiatry Topics
History of Psychiatry
Transition to Careers
Mock Trial/Expert Witness
Electives                                                                                                                                                Top

Electives

Electives change each year as resident interests evolve.  Recent topics have included:
Mindfulness
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Opioids Epidemic
Journeys – Faculty members discuss their personal career paths
Pop Culture and Psychiatry
PRITE Review
Psychiatry and Literature
Mental Health Inequities
Personality, Communication, and Conflict
Process Group
Montessori School

Special Events

Trauma Informed Care Seminar
Women’s Mental Health Day
Philosophy of Psychiatry

Grand Rounds

Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held every Friday morning, covering a wide range of current research and areas of interest.  Our calendar of upcoming Grand Rounds and videos of recent Grand Rounds highlight the diversity of topics covered.                                                                                                                  Top