Category: Residents Psyche

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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

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Jul2019
CPA Conference 2019 The conference will take place from September 12-14 in Quebec City with pre-conference courses offered on September 11. Registration is now open, please visit https://www.cpa-apc.org/annual-conference/
July 18, 2019super

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Jul2019
Message From the CPA MIT Chair By Dr. Amanda Degenhardt The CPA, our national organization, advocates for a better health care system for psychiatrists and our patients. Our collective voice is what makes us strong. As physicians, we need to develop professional leadership skills. Whether managing a ward, participating on a committee ... Read More
July 18, 2019super

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Jan2019
CPA Call for Abstracts The Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA) is accepting submissions for its annual conference September 12-14, 2019 which will be held in Quebec City. Notably, residents can choose to submit an abstract for the resident track – these are meant to be targeted for a resident audience. Should you ... Read More
January 10, 2019Fernando Felix