Category: Residents Psyche

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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

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Mar2018
Study Tips from an R5: 5 tips for 5 years Dr. Tina Allibhai, PGY-5 1. Read around cases. I know, I know, the last thing that you want to do after a long day is go home and read, but a quick 5-10 minute read around ... Read More
March 7, 2018Fernando Felix

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Mar2018
Minutes with a Mentor: Dr. David Gratzer Nadia Daly, PGY-4 At last year’s CPA meeting, I interviewed Dr. David Goldbloom and wrote about it in the Residents Psyche Newsletter (see “Minutes with a Mentor: Dr. David Goldbloom.”) In this second edition of Minutes with a Mentor, I present to you Dr. David ... Read More
March 2, 2018Fernando Felix

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Oct2017
Reflecting on a Resident Track workshop Dr. Rejish Thomas Transcultural Psychiatry: A Focus on Refugee and Aboriginal Mental Health by Rejish Thomas, Anika Maraj, Delphine Daigneault-Leclerc, Sharleen Gill This seminar was renewed after first being presented last year, with more focus on group work around two difficult cases. Like last year, the crowd identified that ... Read More
October 31, 2017Fernando Felix

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Oct2017
CPA 2017 In Review: Psychiatry and Legislation Dr. Marlon Danilewitz The landscape of psychiatry in Canada is ever evolving. This past year saw a number of landmark legislative decisions that have had prominent impact on the practice of mental health and addictions in Canada. That being the case, it was particularly appropriate ... Read More
October 31, 2017Fernando Felix

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Oct2017
Resident Trivia Competition Dr. Nadia Daly New to the CPA conference this year was the Resident Trivia Competition, an MIT executive board initiative. On September 14th at noon, teams of 3 to 4 residents gathered around cocktail tables in the exhibit hall, as curious crowds formed around them. Dr. David Goldbloom, Professor ... Read More
October 31, 2017Fernando Felix

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Oct2017
Transition to Practice Bootcamp Dr. Kara Dempster This year’s annual CPA conference marked the inaugural Transition to Practice Bootcamp which was launched as a pre-conference course. As a senior resident, I found the content was extremely valuable, and covered topics that we do not receive enough teaching on elsewhere throughout residency training. ... Read More
October 31, 2017Fernando Felix

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Oct2017
Reflections from the Past-Chair Dr. Kara Dempster It is difficult to fathom that my year serving as Chair of the Member in Training (MIT) section has come to an end. I originally became involved with CPA leadership as a first year resident in psychiatry at Western University. In retrospect, putting my name ... Read More
October 31, 2017Fernando Felix

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Oct2017
Welcoming our new Chair Dr. Fatima Allibhai I feel truly honoured to be in this position and serve as your Chair for the upcoming year! The CPA has been such a strong voice in the role of mental health matters across the country. Actively speaking on behalf of not only psychiatrists and ... Read More
October 31, 2017Fernando Felix