Curriculum

While our program emphasizes clinical hands-on learning, educational didactics also have high priority. Weekly seminars and case conferences will address a multitude of topics. Didactics will be protected time for residents to ensure attendance and participation in the educational activities. The tables below provide an overview of the didactics for PGY-1 through PGY-4.

PGY-1 and PGY-2

 

SUMMER

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

PGY-1 & PGY-2

Intro to Clinical Psychiatry

Clinical Sciences Lecture Series

Clinical Sciences Lecture Series

Clinical Sciences Lecture Series

 

Diagnostic Interviewing Skills Conference

Neurology for Psychiatrists

Addictions Seminar

Family and Couples Therapy

Group Therapy

 

Inpatient Clinical Case Conference

Inpatient Clinical Case Conference

Inpatient Clinical Case Conference

Inpatient Clinical Case Conference

PGY-1 ONLY

Orientation to Psychiatry Residency

Psychopharmacology

Psychopharmacology

Brain Stimulation Therapies

Introduction to Quality Improvement

PGY-2 ONLY

Child and Adolescent Series

Child and Adolescent Series

Introduction to Individual Psychotherapy

Introduction to Individual Psychotherapy

PGY-3 and PGY-4

SUMMER

FALL

WINTER

SPRING

PGY-3 & PGY-4

Outpatient Case Conference

Outpatient Case Conference

Outpatient Case Conference

Outpatient Case Conference

 

Consultation Liaison & Emergency Psychiatry

Advanced Clinical Neuroscience and Medical Inquiry

Advanced Clinical Neuroscience and Medical Inquiry

Advanced Psychopharmacology

 

Motivational Interviewing

Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing Conference

Psychotherapy Continuous Case Seminar

Psychotherapy Continuous Case Seminar

 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Psychodynamic Therapy

Ethics and Professionalism Seminar

Cultural Psychiatry Conference

Alternative Psychotherapies

PGY-3 ONLY

Intro to Community Psychiatry & Psychosocial Rehab

Forensic Psychiatry

History of Psychiatry Seminar

Personality Theory

PGY-4 ONLY

IRB Training (elective)

Administrative Psychiatry

Board Review

Board Review

Other Didactics

  • Grand Rounds (all)
  • Journal Club (all)
  • QI Project Collaboration Meeting (PGY-2)
  • Patient Safety and Performance Improvement (all)
  • Residents as Supervisors and Teachers Workshop (two days, PGY-2 through PGY-4)
  • Career Planning and Practice Management (PGY-2 through PGY-4)