Didactics

Weekly didactic sessions complement each resident’s hands-on experience and enable residents to acquire comprehensive and up to date information about clinical psychiatry and neuroscience.

During the PGY-1 and PGY-2 years, residents achieve higher levels of clinical proficiency through rotations, individual and group supervision, and seminar attendance.

Seminar topics include:

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child Psychiatry Module
  • Cultural Formulation
  • EBM PGY-1&2
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Genetics
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Module
  • Homeostasis Module
  • Medical Psychiatry Module
  • Mindfulness Seminar Series
  • Mood Disorders Module
  • Neuroscience/Neuropsychiatry
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Perinatal Psychiatry
  • Personality Disorders Module
  • Portfolio Course​
  • PRITE Review
  • Professionalism
  • Psychotherapy Module
  • Psychotic Disorders Module
  • Quality and Mental Health Services
  • Residents as Teachers
  • Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders

PGY-III residents build on the foundation of the PGY-I  and PGY-2 years. PGY-IIIs function more independently with less supervision. The acquisition of psychiatric knowledge and skills is demonstrated on clinical rotations, attendance at seminars, and satisfactory performance on the PRITE, mock board exams, and in the longitudinal psychiatric clinic.

Seminar topics include:

  • Community Psychiatry 
  • Forensics I Forensics II 
  • Gender and Sexuality 
  • Journal Club: PGY-3 
  • Neuropsychiatry/Neuroscience 
  • Psychopharmacology 
  • Psychotherapy Track
  • Quality Improvement 
  • Sleep 
  • Women's MH

PGY-IV residents develop a mature knowledge of psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic treatments. 

Seminars topics include:

  • Advanced Topics in Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychotherapy
  • Forensics
  • Integrated Care