Embry, Salahou Present at 2023 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting
Terrance Embry, MD, third-year resident, and Abiba Salahou, MD, first year resident, presented at the 2023 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting October 23-28 in New York.
Artificial Creativity: Humans versus AI
Yale Psychiatry residents Nicholas Pratt, MD and Ricky Madhavan, MD, with Jeremy Weleff, DO, instructor of psychiatry, are co-authors of a new piece in Psychiatric Times exploring the concept of human creativity versus artificial intelligence.Source: Psychiatric Times
The Science Behind Sound Therapy
Music and sounds can greatly impact mood and affect feelings, but how does calming music affect your brain compared to tense music? The Wall Street Journal visited the Yale lab of AZA Allsop, MD, PhD, fourth-year resident, to learn about his brain imaging research and the benefits music has on stress and anxiety.Source: The Wall Street Journal
The Black Youth Mental Health Epidemic: A Crisis in Its Own Right
In a new piece for Psychiatric Times, Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, writes: "Black adolescents, as well as children, have been in crisis for a while now, far more than 10 years—more like 2 decades. The failure to prioritize the well-being of Black children is not just a reflection of the media coverage; the field of psychiatry is guilty of it, too. And that must change."Source: Psychiatric Times
Chiraroekmongkon to share lived experience as mentor to first-generation, low-income students
Third-year Psychiatry resident Sirikanya (Sanya) Chiraroekmongkon, MD, will share her lived experience with and guide other first-generation low-income (FGLI) students as a mentor in a program co-planned by undergraduate organizations Yale FGLI Advocacy Movement (YFAM) and Yale Questbridge (QSN).
Racial Disparities in Youth Pretrial Detention: A Retrospective Cohort Study Grounded in Critical Race Theory
Andy Wen, MD, MPH, a second-year resident, is first author of a study in Health & Justice that expands research on disproportionate contact in the pretrial detention setting to Hispanic/Latinx, Indigenous, and Asian youth.Source: Health & Justice
Study: Resident Performance Evaluations May Be Biased Toward Whites
Psychiatric News recently wrote about a paper co-written by Nientara Anderson, MD, MHS, third-year resident, with findings that suggest internal medicine residents from minoritized racial and ethnic groups may experience bias in assessments. Anderson's paper was published in JAMA Network Open.Source: Psychiatric News
Design and Development of a Digital Shared Decision-making Tool for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
Julio Nunes, MD, first-year resident, is first author of a paper in JAMIA Open that analyzes the design values of a web-based shared decision-making tool created to better inform atrial fibrillation patients about anticoagulation.Source: JAMIA Open