A Street Psychiatry Rotation for Medical Trainees: Humanizing the Care of People Experiencing Homelessness
Emma Lo, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Lilanthi Balasuriya, MD, MMS, Postdoctoral Fellow; and Jeanne Steiner, DO, Professor of Psychiatry are co-authors of a paper in Academic Psychiatry that describes the Yale Street Psychiatry Elective’s implementation and its evaluation through a pilot post-experience survey of early participants.Source: Academic Psychiatry
Delphin-Rittmon Nominated to Serve as Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use in Biden Administration
Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, PhD, Associate Professor Adjunct of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Psychology Internship Announces 2021 Match Class
On February 19, the results of a national Match were announced for psychology internships. Through this process the Department’s Yale Doctoral Internship in Clinical and Community Psychology selected its incoming class of 14 Fellows who will spend a year training at Yale from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
Forgiveness: Dismantling Revenge through Nonjustice
Revenge is one of those things that, once we are under the influence of it, we can find it hard to separate from. We all have grievances, but once we allow ourselves to feel like we are being victimized things can quickly get out of hand. In this Recover Yourself Podcast, host MartinJon Garcia talks with James Kimmel Jr., a lead developer of the Nonjustice System, about grievance, revenge, and forgiveness, how they relate to addiction, and how we can further our ability to forgive so as not to live under their influences.Source: Apple Podcast - MartinJon Garcia
Van Deusen Incoming Chair of AACAP Transitional Age Youth and College Student Mental Health Committee
Timothy Van Deusen, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been selected as incoming chair of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Transitional Age Youth and College Student Mental Health Committee.
Supporting ongoing quality improvement in early childhood education by focusing on standards, curriculum, and assessment
The OEC and the RESC Alliance are working together to provide Quality Improvement Supports related to Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment for early childhood education providers.
Recovering From Revenge Addiction
When stress and anger enter our lives, they can have a severe effect on our health. In this Wellness Inc. with Dr. Mike Moreno Podcast, host Dr. Mike Moreno and James Kimmel Jr. address the negative physical effects that anger, and revenge have on the brain. Research says they are just as addictive as opioids, making them extremely difficult to release. Now more than ever we need tools and insights to bring back peace and balance. We talk about what approach we can take to rid our brain of grievances, anger and vengeance and restore a deep state of emotional well-being.Source: Stage 29 Productions - Apple Podcast
“Abusers" and "Addicts": YSM MD Students Advocate for Eliminating Stigmatizing Language from USMLE Step 1 Prep Materials
As they were preparing for Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) in 2020, Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD students Zoe Adams ’22, Elizabeth Fitzsousa ’21, and Marina Gaeta ’22 frequently saw terms such as “abuser,” “addict,” and “alcoholic” within popular practice exam materials, including question banks—materials students spend hundreds, if not thousands, of hours using.
Yale Psychiatry Names New Research Leaders at Connecticut Mental Health Center
Marina Picciotto, PhD, Deputy Chair for Basic Science and Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, of Pharmacology and in the Child Study Center, has been named Director of the Ribicoff Labs and of the Division of Molecular Psychiatry. Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Assistant Chair for Translational Research, and Director of the Yale OCD Research Clinic, has been named Director of the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU) and of the Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP).
Yale Global Mental Health Program Begins 2021 With New Leadership
Theddeus Iheanacho, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, and Sirikanya (Sanya) Sellers, MD, a first-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, are the new faculty and residency leaders, respectively, of the Yale Global Mental Health Program.