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Why Aren’t We All in Therapy?
The looming specter of emotional and physical exhaustion in residency often takes hold well into a physician's career. So what are we doing about it?
Accepting Patients as They Are: The Joys and Pains of Street Rounds
A recent experience on street rounds offered a moment that brought this psychiatrist back to one of the main reasons she chose psychiatry as a profession.
The Arts and Humanities in Psychiatry . . . A Debut
Creativity should not be seen as “optional” in psychiatry. Rather, it helps us to approach clinical problems in new ways.
Maintenance of Certification
A brief update--and some practical advice--about MOC, whether you love it or hate it.
How About a Game of Chess?
A psychiatrist's chess game with his patient didn't go the way he expected.
Eight Enemies of Good Writing for the Lay Reader
It’s too bad that so many experts—in medicine and in other professions—can’t write for a lay audience. Here's some help.
A Coin Flip
But what if the patient was lying? It's hard to go to sleep at night and not wonder, “. . . what if I'm wrong?”
The Role of Psychiatrists in Integrated Health Care
The depth and duration of medical training in psychiatric residency is yet to be determined, but given the increasing emphasis on integrated care, the role of psychiatrists is changing. More in this video.
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