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Mission Statement

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.

 

News and Announcements

INTERESTED IN BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN BASIC AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES? Check out this opportunity with PARTNeR: Postdocs And Residents Translating Neuroscience Research

PARTNeR is a group of postdocs and psychiatry residents who recognize the importance of bridging the gap between basic neuroscience research and the clinic.  As basic science researchers often have little or no interaction with patients and psychiatry residents often have little or no interaction with the research world, we provide a forum for postdocs and residents to interact with and learn from one another. We meet the 4th Tuesday of every month in Bryan Research Building Room 301.

 

The Appleseed Subcommittee of the Davison Council honors residents for contributions to medical student teaching.The following Psychiatry Residents have been acknowledged with the 2013-2014 Appleseed Award:
 
PGY1
Lauren Isbell
PGY2
Hani Elwafi
Felicia “Lin” Walker
PGY3
Wilbur Dattilo
Kafui Dzirasa
PGY4
Nora Dennis
Brian Kincaid (Med-Psych)
Nick Wisnoski (Med-Psych)
 
CONGRATULATIONS, and THANK YOU!!!
Thank you to the Appleseed Award Winners and to everyone who contributes
to an educational team environment on the psychiatry clinical services!
 
  • The Duke Psychiatry training program and the Duke Combined Medicine-Psychiatry training program both welcomed new trainees in summer, 2014. More details available on the Residency Blog here.
     
  • Residency news on the Blog >  The Residency Newsletter  can be found at Duke Psychiatry Residency Blog. Our newsletter includes the latest on events and it has links to the four Duke Psychiatry Training Programs.
  • Durham, NC, gets high marks on Livability.com Durham is ranked 4th on the list of 100 Best Places to Live in 2014. Read more at this link.

  •  American Association of Geriatric Psychiatrists Scholars Program
    Go, Duke!  Of 27 awards nationwide, two Duke Psychiatry residents have earned the distinction of being AAGP Scholars!  Drs. Alice Uflacker (PGY3) and Kim Johnson (PGY2) attended the AAGP meeting as members of the 2014 AAGP Scholars Program. 

 

  • SOME OF OUR RESIDENTS' RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

    • Dr. Alice Uflacker (with mentorship from Duke's Dr. Murali Doraiswamy, in collaboration with others) is the first author on a thought-provoking case report describing preimplantation genetic screening.  Read the case report itself, and learn more about the individual subject in the NY Times or on CBS News.

    • Dr. Sayanti Bhattacharya contributed to article on atherosclerosis. You can read it online at  ScienceDirect.

    • Hani Elwafi presented his poster "Mindfulness training for smoking cessation: Moderation of the relationship between craving and cigarette use" at the 2013 meeting of the North Carolina Psychiatric Association.

    • **if you are a Duke Psychiatry resident and don't see your publication here, please let us know!!!**

 

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