Residents work individually and in teams to identify psychological themes for select works of art at the Burchfield Penny Museum.
Faculty and residents present current articles from the literature, which is followed by group discussion.
Every other month
A faculty member, sometimes in conjunction with a resident, presents a patient case that had an undesired outcome. Discussion follows, emphasizing issues that might have contributed to the outcome and ways to improve patient care.
Every other month
These lectures, scheduled by the Department of Neurology, feature a wide range of topics addressing theoretical, pathological and therapeutic approaches to neurological disease.
A resident, in conjunction with a faculty member from each department, presents a patient case featuring comorbid medical and psychiatric disorders. Discussion follows, emphasizing issues that might have contributed to the outcome, ways to improve patient care and collaboration among specialties.
Two pharmaceutical representatives present a paper highlighting a medication or topic pertinent to their industry. A resident or faculty member provides a rebuttal, and the department chair offers closing remarks. Faculty, residents, medical students, staff and pharmaceutical representatives participate.
Two meetings annually
National experts on various psychiatric topics present material to faculty, residents, medical students and community professionals. Senior residents may also present research or other scholarly work at grand rounds.
These seminars give the entire resident group a chance to discuss a variety of topics in several formats.
These conferences, held quarterly, encourage residents to identify concrete ways to combat health disparities and provide culturally appropriate mental health care to all communities. Using a variety of resources, residents engage in active learning and discussion about issues which reflect both national and local concerns regarding racism, healthcare and implicit bias.