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Block Schedule Information   

 

Psychiatry Residency

Didactic Schedule

 

Format

Year:

No: Title:

a) Required or elective

b) Principal instructor(s)

c) Discipline of principal instructor(s)

d) Full- or part-time status of principal instructor(s)

e) Brief description (three or four sentences)

f) Frequency, length of session and total number of sessions

 

PGY-1

01. Essentials of Psychiatry

a. Required PGY-1

b. Sasha Khosravi, DO

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. Introduction to key topics for new residents including emergency psychiatry, mood

disorders, substance use disorders, psychotic disorders, and anxiety disorders.

f. Weekly, 40 one hour sessions

 

02. Balint Group

a. Required PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY-4

b. Jenni Grandgeorge

c. Medical Education

d. FT

e. Residents meet with their peers and the Professional Development Coordinator for

peer support and guidance.

f. Monthly, 12 one hour sessions

 

03. Grand Rounds

a. Required PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY-4

b. Rotates among faculty members at University of Minnesota and guest lecturers via

telecast with permission already obtained from institution

c. Psychiatry, various subspecialties

d. n/a

e. Distinguished guests or department faculty members present interesting and

challenging patients, or discuss topics of special interest. Relevant literature, and

current treatment of disorder is discussed and reviewed with residents.

f. Every 2 weeks, 20 sessions, 60-90 minutes in duration

 

04. Journal Club

a. Required PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY-4

b. Various faculty will lead

c. Psychiatry

d. PT, FT, and guest faculty

e. Monthly seminar, with a resident presenting a current journal article for review and

discussion. Faculty members will serve as facilitator where methods and designs of

study, as well as results are discussed.

f. Monthly, 12 one hour sessions

 

05. ER/Case Conference Seminar

a. Required PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY-4

b. Dr. Sasha Khosravi

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. Weekly seminar with specific topics to ER or inpatient psychiatry presented by

residents to discuss topics of assessment and treatment in the inpatient and ER

setting.

f. Weekly, 40 one hour sessions

 

06. Psychopharmacology

a. Required PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY-4

b. Dr. Adnan Iqbal

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. Twice monthly focus on psychotropic medications with faculty members and

pharmacologists with emphasis on providing up-to-date information on psychotropic

medications and their use. Subject areas will include neurochemistry, efficacy, sideeffects,

contra-indications, drug interactions, and long-term effects.

f. Every two weeks, 24 one hour sessions

 

07. Business of Medicine

a. Required PGY-1, PGY-2, PGY-3, PGY-4

b. Various guest lecturers, arranged by Professional Development Coordinator

c. Various disciplines

d. FT, PT, or guest lecturers

e. A 3 year rotating curriculum focused on educating residents on topics that may not be

discussed during their traditional medical school and/or residency curriculum. Topics

include: personal finance, protecting yourself legally, how to negotiate a contact,

considerations when interviewing for a job, etc. Local experts on each topic are brought

in to present and answer questions.

 

 

PGY-2

01. Balint Group (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 02)

02. Grand Rounds (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 03)

03. Journal Club (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 04)

04. ER/Case Conference Seminar (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 05)

05. Psychopharmacology (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 06)

06. Business of Medicine (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 07)

 

07. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

a. PGY-2

b. Dr. Sasha Khosravi

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. Review of fundamentals of development of the child and adolescent patient. The

course reviews development of psychopathology and addresses the major domains of

child and adolescent psychiatry.

f. 12 lectures, one hour sessions

 

08. Geriatric Psychiatry

a. PGY-2

b.

c. Psychiatry

d. PT

e. Discussion of geropsychiatry, including approach to the geriatric psychiatry patient,

psychosocial issues in aging, dementia, late-life depression, geriatric

psychopharmacology, and psychosis in elderly.

f. 6 lectures, one hour sessions

 

09. Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

a. PGY-2

b. Dr. Adnan Iqbal

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. The course will focus on evaluation and treatment of psychiatric conditions related to

medical illness and working as a multi-disciplinary team with various specialties.

f. 10 one hour sessions

 

10. Substance Use Disorders

a. PGY-2

b.

c. Psychiatry

d. PT

e. Course will cover broad range of topics relevant to understanding of addictive

disorders, epidemiology, and neurobiology are addressed. Advances in pharmacology

of addiction as well as teaching of inpatient and ambulatory detoxification will be

discussed. Twelve Step Program, Motivation-enhancement therapy, and CBT

approaches to addiction will be discussed.

f. 10 one hour lectures

 

11. Personality Disorders in Inpatient Psychiatry

a. PGY-2

b. Dr. Sasha Khosravi

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. Phenomenology and practical management of key personality disorders encountered

will be the focus of the course.

f. 6 one hour sessions

 

12. Quality Improvement

a. PGY-2

b. Dr. Adnan Iqbal

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. Principles of quality improvement in healthcare settings will be discussed. Residents

work together to develop ideas for quality improvement. Projects will be looked at for

possible implementation

f. 4 one hour sessions

 

PGY-3

01. Balint Group (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 02)

02. Grand Rounds (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 03)

03. Journal Club (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 04)

04. ER/Case Conference Seminar (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 05)

05. Psychopharmacology (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 06)

06. Business of Medicine (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 07)

07. Outpatient Clinic Case Conference

a. Required PGY-3, PGY-4

b.

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. Weekly outpatient service conference addressing issues of treatment selection,

treatment planning, continuity of care, administration, cultural issues, forensic issues,

and multidisciplinary issues typical of outpatient treatment. Ongoing and recent patient

cases are discussed.

f. Weekly, 40 one hour sessions

 

08. Essentials of Psychotherapy

a. Required PGY-3, PGY-4

b. Jill Sudak-Allison, PhD, and guest lecturers with expertise in various psychotherapy

techniques

c. Psychiatry/Behavioral Health

d. FT

e. Systematic presentation of various psychotherapy models. Residents will obtain core

knowledge and fundamentals in CBT, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic,

Brief, Couples, and Family therapy.

f. Weekly, 40 one to two hour sessions

 

09. Legal Aspects of Psychiatry

a. Required PGY-3, PGY-4

b. Dr. Adnan Iqbal

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. The course will cover essential aspects of forensic psychiatry including civil

commitment, competency, expert testimony, malpractice, criminal responsibility,

informed consent, refusal of treatment, ethics, and mental health legislation.

f. 6 one hour sessions

 

10. Essentials of Trauma/PTSD

a. Reguired PGY-3

b. Dr. Sasha Khosravi and guest lecturers with expertise in PTSD focused therapy

c. Psychiatry

d. FT

e. Foundation and biologic aspect of trauma including treatment with

psychopharmacology, cognitive processing therapy, and prolonged exposure therapy.

f. 6 one hour sessions

 

PGY-4

01. Grand Rounds (Refer to PGY-1 curriculum 03)

02. Journal Club (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 04)

03. ER/Case Conference Seminar (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 05)

04. Psychopharmacology (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 06)

05. Business of Medicine (refer to PGY-1 curriculum 07)

06. Outpatient Clinic Conference (refer to PGY-3 curriculum 07)

07. Essentials of Psychotherapy (refer to PGY-3 curriculum 08)

08. Legal Aspects of Psychiatry (refer to PGY-3 curriculum 09)

 

09. Certification Review

a. Required PGY-4

b.

c. Psychiatry

d. PT

e. Review of board review topics and education on Maintenance of Certification

f. 12 one hour sessions

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