Category: Residents Psyche

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Feb2020
By Dr. Marie Gojmerac, B. Sc., M.D., M.A. candidate. Chair of the CPA Section on the History and Philosophy of Psychiatry. As the chair for the Canadian Psychiatric Association Section on the History and Philosophy of Psychiatry, I grapple with the relevance of my own section. The necessity and usefulness of ... Read More
February 7, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Feb2020
An interview with early career psychiatrist Dr. Kathleen Sheehan, conducted by Cory Kowal, PGY5 University of Manitoba. The MIT committee collaborates to create content for the Psych-E quarterly newsletter, and we think it is important to connect with early career psychiatrists, to give you, the reader, insight into what to expect ... Read More
February 7, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Feb2020
By Dr. Reece Ramkissoon PGY5, University of Manitoba When I began my psychiatry residency, the thought of specializing in geriatric populations was not something that came to mind. As an inexperienced junior resident, geriatric cases in the emergency department intimidated and frustrated me. I believed that age-related issues and diagnostically unambiguous ... Read More
February 7, 2020Rob Cornforth

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Jul2019
Reflections on Patient Suicide By Dr. Crystal Zhou Late last year, I had my first encounter with the suicide of a patient. I received the phone call while I was on my way out the door. The staff psychiatrist on the other end, the site director for the hospital where I had my ... Read More
July 19, 2019super

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Jul2019
My Royal Family: A Residents Journey Through the Royal College Exams By Dr. Matt Ratzlaff In my fifth year of psychiatry residency at the University of Manitoba, I returned to Winnipeg in September 2018 from a three-month external elective already feeling the heat of the Royal College exam looming seven(ish) months away. ... Read More
July 19, 2019super

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Jul2019
Resident Wellness Dr. Hillary Bohler Delayed gratification. Thanks to our well-developed pre-frontal cortexes, we have mastered this concept in medicine. Many of us have dedicated a decade or more, spending long hours studying, or in a hospital, with success defined by academic performance. Self-sacrifice is common, including putting off relationships or having ... Read More
July 18, 2019super

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Jul2019
Resident Track at the CPA Conference 2019 By Dr. Amanda Degenhardt Frustrated with the medical system? Want to advocate for better patient care or feel that some things are beyond your knowledge base? The CPA MIT Subcommittee has developed a resident track for the CPA Annual Conference that addresses these needs. ... Read More
July 18, 2019super

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Jul2019
Dr. Kowal’s Required Reading: What Should I Read in First Year? By Dr. Cory Kowal As the year comes to an end and PGY5s move into fellowships or their new jobs, we welcome a new group of PGY1s to programs across the country. Over the coming year, I would like to share ... Read More
July 18, 2019super

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Jul2019
MIT Elections: We are Looking for Candidates Are you interested in joining the Member-in-Training Subcommittee of the Canadian Psychiatric Association? Residents in Canada who are CPA members in good standing are eligible to run for election to the subcommittee. If you are not a CPA MIT member, join and ... Read More
July 18, 2019super

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Jul2019
Speakers’ Corner: A Psychiatry Resident Contest Presented by the CPA Member- in-Training Subcommittee Make your voice heard for a chance to win up to $500 worth of prizes. More details here!
July 18, 2019super