Category: Residents Psyche

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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

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Jan2019
Resident Trivia Competition Dr. Melanie Wong The Resident Trivia Cup was well attended with eight teams from across the country participating. With lighthearted hosting from the knowledgeable Dr. David Goldbloom, many residents came to watch the competition. After the multiple choice questions, teams from UBC and Memorial entered two suspenseful tiebreakers that each ... Read More
January 10, 2019Fernando Felix

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Jan2019
CPA Junior Investigator Research Colloquium Dr. Geoff Konrad This past year, I had the good fortune of being able to attend the Junior Investigator Research Colloquium, associated with the CPA Annual Conference. It was a great experience for me, and had an impact on the way I view integrating research into ... Read More
January 10, 2019Fernando Felix

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Jan2019
Dr. Kowal’s Required Reading Dr. Cory Kowal I would like to introduce a new ongoing series to the Resident Psyche, “Dr. Kowal’s Required Reading” or “stuff Cory reads to stay smart”. During this series I will introduce you to guidelines, texts on various important topics, books concerning psychiatry, and (when I start ... Read More
January 10, 2019Fernando Felix

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Jan2019
Economics of Psychiatric Financial Remuneration Dr. Reid Graham At the CPA Annual Conference during the Members-in-Training Annual General Meeting, there was interest in the economics of psychiatry. This has been an area I have been passionate about as the Members-in-Training Representative on the CPA Economics Committee. It is an area that residents ... Read More
January 10, 2019Fernando Felix

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Jan2019
CPA MIT Chair Dr. Amanda Degenhardt I am excited to be serving as the Chair of the MIT Executive this year and continuing on the CPA Board of Directors as your representative. The CPA is the national voice for Canadian psychiatrists that is member driven and focused. It is our hope to ... Read More
January 10, 2019Fernando Felix

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Mar2018
My experience at the CPA Conference Constanza Testart Aguirre, 4th year medical student The train stops at the Ottawa Station. It’s a beautiful sunny day and I am filled with gratitude for my mentor. Encouraged by a senior resident, I registered for the CPA conference and managed to organize my busy schedule ... Read More
March 7, 2018Fernando Felix

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Mar2018
Leadership in Psychiatry Training Marlon Danilewitz, PGY3 More and more, there is growing recognition of the importance of physician leadership in healthcare. At the same time, the road to develop leadership skills requires tremendous effort and training. Unfortunately, there is a lack of leadership opportunities in residency training1. In response to this ... Read More
March 7, 2018Fernando Felix

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Mar2018
Resident Wellness Hillary Bohler, PGY-3 Want to try something new? Need motivation to stay fit? A big part of wellness is keeping physically healthy, and a great way of achieving this is with cross-country skiing! “Wellness” for me means dedicating a short time each day for exercise or fresh air. Combining these ... Read More
March 7, 2018Fernando Felix

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Mar2018
Requiem for a dream or a wake-up call to become a leader Artin Mahdanian, PGY-3 I immigrated to Canada in 2013, not fleeing war or prosecution but in search of a land of equality and non-discrimination. After two years of multiple obstacles, I finally matched to a psychiatry residency program. As soon ... Read More
March 7, 2018Fernando Felix