Residents Corner

Guidance Along the Path: 20 Meditations for Psychiatry Residents

October 15, 2019

In the spirit of honoring and guiding trainees, the authors provide advice to today’s psychiatric residents-the psychiatric leaders of tomorrow.

Two for One Special: Med-Psych Physicians in the Hospital

July 18, 2018

A clear problem creeping into the national dialogue is that patients with psychiatric issues all too frequently receive substandard medical care in the hospital setting. This points to the need to look for integrated approaches.

2018 Promising Scholars Award Program

April 02, 2018

Residents, students, and fellows are invited to submit a manuscript on the topic, “Tardive Dyskinesia." More in this courtesy post.

Erikson Stages of Psychiatry Residency

September 12, 2017

A lighthearted exploration of Erikson’s stages through residency training.

Resilience Can’t Be Taught-But It Can Be Learned

June 05, 2017

Residency was going according to plan until a phone call changed everything.

Why Aren’t We All in Therapy?

May 17, 2017

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

May 16, 2017

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

April 04, 2017

Creativity should not be seen as “optional” in psychiatry. Rather, it helps us to approach clinical problems in new ways.

Maintenance of Certification

March 22, 2017

A brief update--and some practical advice--about MOC, whether you love it or hate it.

How About a Game of Chess?

March 13, 2017

A psychiatrist's chess game with his patient didn't go the way he expected.