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The mission of the Duke University Psychiatry Residency Education Program is to promote the development of post-graduate psychiatrists who will be exceptional communicators, skillful psychotherapists, highly competent practitioners, and effective leaders. Our graduates will be virtuous physicians who value lifelong learning, adhere to the highest ethical standards of the profession, and serve the community as role models.
Recent Awards: American Association of Geriatric Psychiatrists Scholars Program
We are thrilled to announce that, of 27 awards nationwide, two Duke Psychiatry residents have earned the distinction of being AAGP Scholars! Drs. Alice Uflacker (PGY3) and Kim Johnson (PGY2) have been selected for the 2014 AAGP Scholars Program.
New! The Psychiatry Residency Blog now includes our Resident Directory for 2013-2014! There's lots of information for Psychiatry Residency and Med-Psych Combined Residency applicants. More video links are posted, including this great video on Durham, NC. Descriptions of Psychiatry Interview Days and MedPsych Interview Days are available. (Note that Duke NetID or a guest ID are required.)
Video post: A History of Duke Psychiatry, 1940-2012. Presented by Dan G. Blazer, MD, PhD. (Note that Duke NetID or a guest ID are required.)
Congratulations to Hani Elwafi, PGY2 trainee in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program! Hani's poster, "Mindfulness training for smoking cessation: moderation of the relationship between craving and cigarette use", has been accepted for display by the NCPA. Hani's poster will be displayed at the 2013 NCPA conference in Asheville, NC.
Check out these videos posted by Duke Psychiatry. The videos address a wide range of topics presented at Grand Rounds, Residents' Scholarly Projects, and departmental research. You can read more news from the Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences department here.
7/19/2013 -- CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Chelsea Neumann, PGY3 trainee in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program and Duke Emergency Department Chief Resident!!! Recognizing Chelsea’s leadership potential, the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry (AACDP) has selected Chelsea to serve a two-year term as a resident representative to the American Association of Medical College’s (AAMC) Organization of Resident Representatives. Way to go, Chelsea!!
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