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!
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.