ERIC Number: EJ919731
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
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Financing Academic Departments of Psychiatry
Liptzin, Benjamin; Meyer, Roger E.
Academic Psychiatry, v35 n2 p96-100 Mar-Apr 2011
Objective: The authors describe the many financial challenges facing academic departments of psychiatry and the resulting opportunities that may arise. Method: The authors review the history of financial challenges, the current economic situation, and what may lie ahead for academic departments of psychiatry. Results: The current environment has many risks and opportunities for departments of psychiatry. Successful departments will be those that assess their particular strengths and limitations and explore their options for funding. Conclusion: Departments of psychiatry should have multiple funding streams and take advantage of opportunities in their local or regional service area.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Departments, Medical Education, Psychiatry, Institutional Mission, Financial Support, Administrator Role, Fund Raising, Financial Problems, Resource Allocation, Self Evaluation (Groups), Adjustment (to Environment)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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