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Tan, Adrienne; Hawa, Raed; Sockalingam, Sanjeev; Abbey, Susan E. – Academic Psychiatry, 2013
Objective: The Teaching for Learning and Collaboration (TLC) Program is a teaching-skills program focusing on methods to improve student learning. This program was adopted to address the professional and personal challenges faced by International Medical Graduates (IMGs) completing a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine. Method: The authors…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Medical Education
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Rait, Douglas Samuel – Academic Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: This study describes the current state of family therapy training in a sample of child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship programs. Method: Child and adolescent psychiatry fellows (N = 66) from seven training programs completed a questionnaire assessing demographics, family therapy training experiences, common models of treatment and…
Descriptors: Therapy, Fellowships, Psychiatry, Patients
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Faulkner, Larry R.; Juul, Dorthea; Andrade, Naleen N.; Brooks, Beth Ann; Colenda, Christopher C.; Guynn, Robert W.; Mrazek, David A.; Reus, Victor I.; Schneidman, Barbara S.; Shaw, Kailie R. – Academic Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: This article reviews the current status and recent trends in the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) psychiatric subspecialties and discusses the implications of those trends as well as several key questions whose answers may well determine subspecialty viability. Methods: Data are presented on specialty and subspecialty…
Descriptors: Graduate Medical Education, Graduates, Psychiatry, Neurology
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Levenson, James L.; Bialer, Philip – Academic Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: The authors studied how often applicants accept positions at more than one program, or programs offer positions to applicants who have already signed contracts with other programs. Methods: An anonymous survey was distributed to all psychosomatic medicine fellowship program directors. Results: It is fairly common for applicants to sign…
Descriptors: Graduate Medical Education, Fellowships, Surveys, Job Applicants
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Renner, John A., Jr.; Karam-Hage, Maher; Levinson, Marjorie; Craig, Thomas; Eld, Beatrice – Academic Psychiatry, 2009
Objective: The authors attempt to better understand the recent decline in the number of applicants to addiction psychiatry training. Methods: The Corresponding Committee on Training and Education in Addiction Psychiatry of APA's Council on Addiction Psychiatry sent out a 14-question anonymous e-mail survey to all postgraduate-year 2 (PGY-2)…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Addictive Behavior, Graduate Students, Medical Students
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Ivany, Christopher G.; Russell, Robert K.; Vanessa, Venezia A.; Saito, Albert Y. – Academic Psychiatry, 2008
Objective: The authors describe how one child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship program responded to emerging trends in clinical practice which increasingly demand that child and adolescent psychiatrists lead their colleagues through instruction and supervision. Methods: Data from surveys of recent graduates of child and adolescent training…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Psychiatry, Fellowships, Teaching Methods
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Reynolds, Charles F., III; Pilkonis, Paul A.; Kupfer, David J.; Dunn, Leslie; Pincus, Harold A. – Academic Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: The authors describe a junior faculty scholars program in a large academic department of psychiatry, designed to reduce attrition during the high-risk period of transition from post-doctoral fellowship to receipt of the first extramural research award. Method: Scholars receive 25% salary support for two years to enable their…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Psychiatry, Fellowships, College Faculty
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Layde, Joseph B. – Academic Psychiatry, 2004
Objective: Forensic psychiatry was officially recognized as a subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties in the 1990's. In 1994, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) gave its first written examination to certify forensic psychiatrists. In 1996, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) began…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Graduate Medical Education, Professional Associations, Training Objectives