Workshops to Feature Diversity, Inclusivity at Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale
From human trafficking and immigration to pregnancy loss, LGBT mental health, and gender-based violence, the Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale on October 25 will feature 17 workshops that highlight the breadth and diversity of mental health issues in women.
From Generation to Generation: Rethinking 'Soul Wounds' and Historical Trauma
Stefanie Gillson, MD, a third-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, wrote about the need for clinicians and others to acknowledge and appreciate the biological implications of historical trauma in a commentary published in Biological Psychiatry.
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.
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).
Trainees, Faculty Advocated for New Law that Provides More Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Prisons
Legislation pushed by Yale Department of Psychiatry trainees and faculty that provides more treatment for opioid addicted jail and prison inmates in Connecticut has been signed into law by Gov. Ned Lamont.
Yale Study: Identify, Engage, Understand: Supporting Transgender Youth in an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital
William Acosta, MD, who graduated from the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program in June 2019, and Zheala Qayyum, MBBS, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, are co-authors of a paper published in Psychiatric Quarterly that addresses the experiences of transgender adolescents in an inpatient psychiatric hospital. The study revealed that patients and care providers generally reported a supportive inpatient care environment.
Djordjevic Article Examines Public Oncology in Rwanda
Darja Djordjevic, MD, PhD, a second-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, wrote an article published in BioSocieties that examines how Rwandan patients understand and represent cancer, as well as how state actors articulate the agenda of public oncology and related expectations of citizens.
Balasuriya, Isom Reflect on Experience at Harvard Macy Program for Post-Graduate Trainees
Lilanthi Balasuriya, MD, MMS, a fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Jessica Isom, MD, MPH, a 2019 graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, reflected on their experiences in the Harvard Macy Program for Post-Graduate Trainees.
No Longer Culture-Bound: Hikikomori Outside of Japan
Tanner Bommersbach, MD, MPH, a second-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Hun Millard, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, write in the International Journal of Social Psychiatry about the increasing prevalence of Hikikomori -- the withdrawal of adolescents or adults from society -- outside of Japan.
Yale Review: Integrated Primary and Mental Health Care for Older Adults: Successes, Challenges, and Recommendations
Four Yale Department of Psychiatry trainees and faculty -- Manan Gupta, MD; Hana Ali, MD; Michelle Conroy, MD; and Kirsten Wilkins, MD -- wrote a review published in Current Geriatrics Reports that highlights key studies demonstrating the benefits of providing integrated behavioral health care to older adults.
Higgins-Chen, Lin, O'Dell named recipients of Thomas P. Detre Fellowship Awards
Albert Higgins-Chen, MD, a second-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry; Eric Lin, MD, a third-year resident; and Ryan O’Dell, MD, PhD, a second-year resident, have been named recipients of the 2018-19 Thomas P. Detre Fellowship Awards in Translational Neuroscience Research in Psychiatry.