• Curriculum Overview: PGY-1

    The journey begins with an immersive intern bootcamp, instilling the essential skills of a
    compassionate and competent physician. Dive deeper into the world of mental health with our
    core didactic series on psychopathology and psychopharmacology, providing a framework of
    diagnoses and treatment. Our residents receive early training in psychotherapy through the
    PGY1 motivational interviewing course and introduction to outpatient psychotherapy.

    • Psychiatry Intern Bootcamp
    • Introduction to Psychopathology & Psychopharmacology
    • History of Psychiatry Film Series
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Medical Psychiatry
    • Introduction to Outpatient Therapy Practice

  • Curriculum Overview: PGY-2

    In the second year, our didactics elevate therapy training through courses on cognitivebehavioral
    therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and psychodynamic psychotherapy.
    Simultaneously, our clinical exposure to psychiatry sub-specialties is enriched through the
    “Special Topics in Psychiatry” series, which delves into Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
    Geriatric Psychiatry, Substance Use Disorders and Addiction Medicine, as well as Human
    Sexuality & LGBTQ+. These invaluable learning opportunities ensure our residents gain a wellrounded
    and professional foundation in the diverse and evolving field of psychiatry.

    • Introduction to Outpatient Therapy Practice
    • Didactic Selective Seminar (You Choose): PRITE Prep, Psychiatry in the Media, READ
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
    • History of Psychiatry Film Series
    • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Geriatric Psychiatry
    • Substance Use Disorders
    • Human Sexuality & LGBTQ+

  • Curriculum Overview: PGY-3

    The third year focuses on advancing knowledge and promoting leadership. To supplement their
    longitudinal outpatient clinics, residents learn of community mental health at the local, state,
    and national level. Residents collaborate This is supported by a longitudinal QI course where
    third year residents team up to create actionable quality improvement projects for their
    respective clinics to better serve their patients. Residents then complete an Advanced
    Psychopharmacology course on evidence-based practice guidelines for the treatment of mental
    illness. Residents also complete an advanced neuroscience course to understand the complex
    neuroanatomy and neurocircuitry to explain behavior and psychopathology. The year ends with
    insightful introductions to Cultural Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry, preparing our residents
    to excel in the complexities of the field.

    • PGY3 Outpatient Bootcamp
    • Community Psychiatry
    • Didactic Selective Seminar (You Choose): PRITE Prep, Psychiatry in the Media, READ
    • Quality Improvement
    • Advanced Psychopharmacology
    • History of Psychiatry Film Series
    • Advanced Neurosciences
    • Teaching Techniques
    • Cultural Psychiatry I
    • Forensic Psychiatry I

  • Curriculum Overview: PGY-4

    n the fourth year, our program offers advanced psychiatry training, equipping our graduates to
    excel in diverse clinical settings. The year commences with a seminar on medical economics,
    billing, and the transition to practice, ensuring our residents are well-prepared for real-world
    challenges. Expanding knowledge on Women’s Mental Health, Forensic Psychiatry, and Cultural
    Psychiatry empowers our residents with a comprehensive understanding of specialized areas.
    Additionally, therapy training concludes with exposure to PE/Trauma Focused Psychotherapy
    and Marital & Family therapy. The year ends with structured board preparation.

    • Didactic Selective Seminar (You Choose): PRITE Prep, Psychiatry in the Media, READ
    • Transition to Practice
    • Medical Economics
    • Billing & Coding
    • Women’s Mental Health
    • Forensic Psychiatry II
    • History of Psychiatry Film Series
    • Prolonged Exposure/Cognitive Processing Therapy
    • Marital & Family Therapy
    • Cultural Psychiatry II
    • Psychology Board Prep
    • Neurology Board Prep
    • Independent Board Study

PGY-1 Seminar Schedule AY2023-24

PGY2 2023-2024 Didactic Schedule

PGY 3 2023-2024 Didactic Schedule

PGY 4 2023-2024 Didactic Schedule