Category: Residents Psyche

07

Dec2016
by Dr. Nadia Daly, PGY-3 At this year’s CPA Annual Conference, I had the privilege of interviewing David Goldbloom, MD, Senior Medical Advisor at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, former Chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and ... Read More
December 7, 2016Fernando Felix

07

Dec2016
by Dr. Sudhakar Sivapalan – ECPFormer CPA-MIT, Social Media Resident Liaison Social media is about connectivity between an individual and the world around them. It continues to have a growing impact on mental health, on the practice of psychiatry, and even on the practice of medicine in general. In ... Read More
December 7, 2016Fernando Felix

06

Dec2016
by Dr. Skye Rousseau – PGY 5Dr. Magdalena Orzylowski – PGY 5 This past June we attended the Royal College of Psychiatry International Congress in London as part of an annual exchange with the Canadian Psychiatric Association. We were both greeted eagerly and warmly by the junior doctors (equivalent to residents) ... Read More
December 6, 2016Fernando Felix

06

Dec2016
by Dr. Fatima Allibhai – PGY4 A shout out to all the residents, the CPA Annual Conference was a great hit! Kara Dempster and I officially started in our terms as the Chair and Chair Elect for the Resident section of the CPA and we are super excited to work with ... Read More
December 6, 2016Fernando Felix

06

Dec2016
by Dr. Pram Maldeniya – PGY 5 The CPA resident social took place on September 23rd 2016, between 7:30PM and 10 PM. Of course for several residents, the event lasted until the wee hours of the following morning! It was a pleasure to see residents from across Canada gather around at ... Read More
December 6, 2016Fernando Felix

06

Dec2016
by Dr. Amanda Degenhardt – PGY-3 Speaker Highlights Dr. David Goldbloom The opening keynote plenary included Dr. Goldbloom and his co-author Dr. Bryden. Together, with a patient and family member, they discussed writing about patients, their families, and their psychiatrists in an effort to improve understanding and fight stigma. This was based on ... Read More
December 6, 2016Fernando Felix

06

Dec2016
by Dr. Nadia Daly – PGY-3 This year’s All-Delegate Keynote Plenary Lunch featured Clara Hughes, six-time Canadian Olympic medalist and the only athlete in history to win multiple medals in both summer and winter Olympic Games. She is figured as a national spokesperson for Bell’s “Let’s Talk” Campaign, which aims to ... Read More
December 6, 2016Fernando Felix

06

Dec2016
by Dr. Kara Dempster – PGY4 CPA MIT Chair As I sit pondering on what to write about for this column, I cannot help but feel excited about the future for psychiatry residents. More so than ever before, we have the ability to make a difference in our field and I ... Read More
December 6, 2016Fernando Felix