Here are some highlights of the awards and news made by Duke Psychiatry Doctors in 2012 - 2014:
Dr. Betsy Sumner presented her work Med-Psych trainee Dr. Jacob Feigal (R)
on treatment of aggression at the collaborated with Medicine colleagues
American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology to start up a volunteer Medicine clinic
May 12, 2016 - Psychiatry and Medicine-Psychiatry residents organized and participated in a day of Advocacy at the North Carolina State Capital. They met with administrators at DHHS and participated in lesiglative meetings.
May 7, 2016 - Members of the Duke Psychiatry residency training program joined other members of the Duke community in supporting NAMI-Durham during the 2016 NC NAMI Walks on the historic Dorothea Dix Hospital campus in Raleigh, NC.
The following Psychiatry Residents have been acknowledged with 2015-2016 Appleseed Awards:
Thank you to the Appleseed Award Winners and to everyone who contributes to an educational team environment on the psychiatry clinical services!
The Next Generation of Neuropsychiatric Diagnostics & Therapeutics: Dr. Kafui Dzirasa
Duke Medicine-Psychiatry Video: by Dr. Jason Webb
"The Impact of the Duke University Medicine Residency Global Health Program (GHP) on the Practice of Medicine: Meaning Making and Outcomes for Residency Education ", by former Duke Med-Psych Resident, Dr. Jason Webb. (Video file format.) To read more about Dr. Webb, see his profile at this Duke web page .
Eleven Duke physician residents representing nine different departments enrolled in the Documenting Medicine program this year. They presented their final projects, which encompassed a wide range of patient and provider stories, in a ceremony on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Former Duke Psychiatry Resident Jose Ribas created a photographic survey of therapeutic spaces. The Documenting Medicine projects use documentary as a mode of inquiry to highlight the human dimension in healthcare today. For more information about this program, visit: http://www.documentingmedicine.com/ 
Dr. Jennifer Segura, former Child and General Psychiatry trainee, became a documentarian! In an effort to document the patient experience, she picked up a camera and got to work. Check out her website!: http://aiopduke.wordpress.com 
Dr. Dzirasa received his undergraduate degree from University of Maryland Baltimore County, which has built a recognized program in the sciences, and continued his education and career as a physician researcher at Duke while undertaking his Psychiatry residency. Watch Dr. Dzirasa’s interview at http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7388127n&tag=contentBody;storyMediaBox .