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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.
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!!!**
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.)
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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