Advice to Residents Intro

January 1, 2012

Psychiatric Times has contacted many of the nation’s leading psychiatrists to answer the following question: “What is the best advice you would give to a psychiatry resident?”  In the series, you will find advice from psychiatrists who span the gamut of experience: clinicians to researchers to administrators, psychotherapists to psychopharmacologists, outpatient to inpatient, child to adult. It is our hope that you will find the advice practical as well as inspiring. Please check back each month to read from another Master Psychiatrist. The most recent contributor is Dr Sharon Packer, author of several books and a psychiatrist in private practice.    Howard Forman, MD Fellow in the Division of Psychiatry and the Law Albert Einstein College of Medicine Dr Forman is a regular contributor to the Psychiatric Times Residents Blog at www.psychiatrictimes.com/blog/residents-corner. He is the Book Review Editor for Psychiatric Times.

Psychiatric Times has contacted many of the nation’s leading psychiatrists to answer the following question: “What is the best advice you would give to a psychiatry resident?”  In the series, you will find advice from psychiatrists who span the gamut of experience: clinicians to researchers to administrators, psychotherapists to psychopharmacologists, outpatient to inpatient, child to adult. It is our hope that you will find the advice practical as well as inspiring. Please check back each month to read from another Master Psychiatrist.

The most recent contributor is Dr Sharon Packer, author of several books and a psychiatrist in private practice.   

Howard Forman, MD
Fellow in the Division of Psychiatry and the Law
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr Forman is a regular contributor to the Psychiatric Times Residents Blog at www.psychiatrictimes.com/blog/residents-corner. He is the Book Review Editor for Psychiatric Times.