Seeking Help Is Not Weak
Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys spoke up about his mental illness and was questioned. Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, a resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, argues in Psychiatric Times his bravery should be commended, not criticized.Source: Psychiatric Times
For Yale’s Emerging Psychiatrists, Confronting Racism is in the Curriculum
Five years ago, Yale’s Department of Psychiatry formally integrated anti-racism education and advocacy into its resident training program. Through the Social Justice and Health Equity (SJHE) curriculum, a mandatory part of the four-year program, residents learn to recognize their own biases and appreciate the lived experiences of minority patients.Source: Yale News
For Yale’s Emerging Psychiatrists, Confronting Racism Is in the Curriculum
“The social justice curriculum is an important part of our broader effort to improve the culture of our department with respect to diversity and inclusion, and to bring the many legacies of racism to an end as rapidly as we can,” said department chair Dr. John Krystal.Source: YaleNews
Calhoun: All Doctors Should Be Activists. Sincerely, a Psychiatry Intern
Amanda J. Calhoun, MD, MPH, a Yale Psychiatry resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, recently published a personal essay describing her experiences with racism in the medical field in Academic Psychiatry. The piece, "All Doctors Should Be Activists. Sincerely, a Psychiatry Intern," was influenced by a recent talk Calhoun delivered at a February 2020 Pediatrics Grand Rounds.Source: Academic Phsychiatry
Calhoun, Roxas Receive Award from Yale Psychiatry's Bertram H. Roberts Memorial Fund to Complete Global Mental Health Research
Amanda J. Calhoun, MD, MPH, resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, and second-year resident Nichole Roxas, MD, MPH, recently received an award from the Department of Psychiatry's Bertram H. Roberts Memorial Fund to complete research related to global mental health and social psychiatry.
Calhoun, Gold Evaluate the Positive Impact of Celebrity Self-Disclosure of Mental Illness
Celebrity self-disclosure and advocacy of mental health can boost normalization and awareness, and even encourage people to seek help, according to a new paper written by two doctors with Yale connections. Amanda J. Calhoun, MD, MPH, is a current Yale psychiatry resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program. Jessica Gold, MD, MS, is a Yale School of Medicine graduate and the daughter of Mark Gold, MD, an alumnus of the Yale Psychiatry residency. Together they co-authored the paper, titled “’I Feel Like I Know Them’: the Positive Effect of Celebrity Self-disclosure of Mental Illness,” published in Academic Psychiatry last month.
Yale Psychiatry's Calhoun Shares Her Experiences With Racism in the Medical Field
Amanda J. Calhoun, MD, MPH, a resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, was among a select group of speakers - and the only resident - chosen to share their narrative stories about the patient experience and working as a doctor at the Feb. 5 Pediatric Grand Rounds.
Yale Review: Opioid Use in Pregnancy
Amalia Londono Tobon, MD, Clinical Fellow in the Yale Child Study Center; Erin Habecker, MD, a 2019 graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program; and Ariadna Forray, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, are co-authors of a paper published in Current Psychiatry Reports that reviews recent evidence of perinatal outcomes and treatment of opioid use disorder during pregnancy.Source: Current Psychiatry Reports
Yuen Awarded First PRMS-Endowed Fellowship for Child Psychiatry with Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD, a member of the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program at Yale, has been named the first recipient of a Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS)-endowed fellowship in collaboration with the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP), a think tank of leading psychiatric minds.
What's OT Got To Do With It: The Benefits Of An Occupational Therapist On An Interdisciplinary Inpatient Team
Zachary M. Harvanek, MD, PhD, a second year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Hun Millard, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, co-wrote a column in the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry's AACAP News that touts the benefits of having an occupational therapist on a treatment team to increase positive hospitalization outcomes for patients.Source: American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Olfson honored by NIMH, ACNP
Emily Olfson, MD, PhD, a fourth-year resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program, has been awarded the 2019 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Outstanding Resident Award. Olfson also has been chosen to receive a travel award through the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).