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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Residency Program

Didactics 2017-2018

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Date Time Hours Title Instructor Room
Jul 6, 2017 9 – 1 pm 4 Finally you have become a psychiatrist Dr Goldfinger CCR
Jul 6, 2017 2-3 pm 1 "From Resident to a Faculty" Dr. Iqbal CCR
July 6, 2017 3-5 pm 2 Subjective experience of psychosis Dr. Garrett CCR
July 13, 20,27 and Aug 3,10,17 1-2 pm 7 Emergency Psychiatry Dr Toteja et. al. CCR
July 13, 20,27 Aug 3,and 24 2-3 pm
1-3 pm, 1-2 pm and1-3 pm
8 Psychopharmacology Dr. Daglyan and Dr. Flesher CCR
Aug 31 and – Sep 7 1 – 2 pm 2 Practical tips in Psychopharmacology Dr. Flesher CCR
July 13, 20,
Aug 3,10,17,31 and Sep 14
3- 4 pm
1 – 2 pm
1 – 3 pm
9 Essentials of Rapport building - MSE Dr. Berkowitz CCR
Sep 14 and
Oct 26
1-3 pm and
1-2 pm
3 KCH Instruction modules Dr Quick etal CCR
Sep7 and Oct 5 1 – 2 pm 2 Teaching how to teach Dr. Myers CCR
Jul 13 – Aug 3 4 – 5 pm 4 Talking to patients Dr. Goldfinger CCR
Aug 10 – Sep 7 3 – 5 pm 10 Faculty interview Dr Goldfinger et. al. CCR
Sep 14 – Dec 14 3 – 5 pm 24 Peer interview Dr Goldfinger CCR
Oct 5,12 and 19 2-3 pm 3 Introduction to SW Ms. Salimeri CCR
Oct 12 and 19 1-2 pm 2 Losing a patient to Suicide Dr. Myers CCR
Oct 26 and
Nov 2
2-3 pm 2 Peer Counseling Mr Graylin Riley CCR
Nov 2,9 and 16 1 – 2 pm 3 Introduction to Child Psychiatry Dr. Galanter CCR
Nov 9- Dec 14 2 – 3 pm 5 Bio psychosocial formulation Dr. Feola CCR
Dec 7 and 14 1 – 2 pm 2 Introduction to Addiction Dr. Whitley CCR
Jan 4- Feb 8 1-2 pm 5 Phenomenology of psychiatric disorders Dr. Ramshankar CCR
Jan 11 and 18 3-4 pm 2 Sexual history Taking Dr. Friedman CCR
Jan 25 – Mar 18 2 – 4 pm 16 Psychiatric aspects of GMC Dr. Viswanathan CCR
Feb 15 –Mar 15 2 – 3 pm 5 History of Psychiatry Dr. McCarthy CCR
Feb 1 – Mar 22 4-5 pm 8 Overview of psychotherapy Dr. Myers CCR
Jan 4- Jan 25 4-5pm   First Episode Psychosis TBD CCR
Jan 4 and Mar 22 1-3 pm 2 Neuroimaging Dr. Velayudhan CCR
Apr 5- Apr 26 4-5  pm 4 Introduction to Psychodynamic principles Dr. Iqbal CCR
Apr 5 – Jun 7 1-2 pm and 4-5 pm 7 DSM 5 classification of psychiatric disorders Drs Rahman and Kirsten CCR
Apr 5 – Jun 7 2 – 3pm and 2-4 pm 9 APA and Maudsley Guidelines Dr Daglyan and Dr H CCR
May 3 and 10 3-4 pm 2 Sensory modulation Suzanne White CCR
May 17 – Jun14 1-2 pm 3 Introduction to research Dr. Pato and Dr. Cukor CCR
Mar 29 1-3 pm 2 Resident and Physician wellness Dr. Myers TBD
Mar 29 3-5 pm 2 Guest Lecture: LGBTQ :current updates Dr. Max Lichenstein TBD
Dates Time Hours Title Instructor (main) Room
July 6 1030-1200 1.5 Orientation to Didactics Dr. Branch and Dr. Vishnoi R 6045
Jul 6 – Sep 7 0900 – 1030 12 Geriatric psychiatry Dr. Reinhardt et al R6045
Aug 3- Sep 21 and
Oct 5
1030 – 1200 9 Research Methodology course Dr Pato etal CCR
Sep 14, 21 and Oct 12 and 26 0900-1015 4 Clinical Trials workshop Dr. Schooler R 6045
Jul 6 – Sep 7 1-2 pm 10 Child Psychiatry Dr. Galanter and Team Room 234 library
July 20 & 27 0900 – 1200 6 Subjective experience of psychosis Dr Garrett R 6045
Jul 20 and August 17
Oct 12 and Nov 9
2- 4pm 8 Article review Dr.Goldfinger 8I and 234
Jul 6 – Aug 31 3 – 4 pm 8 Forensic Psychiatry Dr Owen et. al. 8I and 234
Jul 6 – Aug 31 2 – 3 pm 9 Emergency psychiatry Dr. Toteja et al. 8I and 234
July 13- Sep 14 4-5 pm 10 PRITE Exam Questions Dr. Vishnoi 8 I and Room 234 library
Sep 7,21 ,Oct 5,26 and Nov 2nd 2- 4 pm and
3-5 pm
10 Psychosomatic Medicine Dr Vis, Dr. Tusher and Dr. Ostrovskaya Room 234 library
Oct 5- Dec 14 and
Jan 11 and Jan 18
2-3 pm 11 Human Development Dr Hittelman Room 234 library
Oct 12 – Jan 11 2-3 pm 10 Psychopharmacology Dr. Hubert Room 234 library
Nov 2 – Nov 16 0900-1030 4.5 SBIRT Dr Odegard and Team R6045
Jan 4 – Mar 8 0900 – 1015 15 Addiction psychiatry Dr. Whitley and Team R 6045
Jan 25- Feb 15 2-3pm 4 Cognitive remediation Dr. Kam TBD
Mar 1 – Mar 15 3pm 6 Ethics Dr. Leeman TBD
Jan 18- Mar 22 0900-1015 13.5 Becoming a therapist Dr. Friedman CCR
Feb 8- Apr 19 3 – 5 pm 13 Peer interviewing Dr. Huangthaisong R5024
Jan 4 and Mar 22 1-3 pm 2 Neuroimaging Dr. Velayudhan CCR
Apr 5– May 10 1 – 2 pm 6 Personality disorders Dr. Feola TBD
May 24- Jun 7 0900-1015 4.5 Cultural Psychiatry Dr. Vis R 6045
Mar 29- May 10 1030 – 1200 10.5 Supportive Psychotherapy Dr Myers CCR
Apr 5- Apr 26 1-2 pm 4 Neuropsychologoical testing Drs Ostroy & Nakhutina 8I
Mar 8- Apr 12 0900-1015 6 Motivational interviewing Dr. Branch R 6045
Apr 19- May 19 0900-1015 6 Genetics of psychiatric disorders Dr. Meyers and Dr. Fanous R 6045
Mar 29 1-3 pm 2 Resident and Physician wellness Dr. Myers TBD
Mar 29 3-5 pm 2 Guest Lecture: LGBTQ :current updates Dr. Max Lichenstein TBD
April 26 – May 3 4-5 pm 2 Psychological testing Dr. Schmerler 8I
May 31 and June 7 1030-1200 3 Ethics Special population Geri and Child Fellows 8I
May 10, 31 and June 7 4-5 pm and 3-4 pm 3 Psychopharmacology CAP Dr Toteja 8I
Dates Time Hours Course Name Instructor Room
July 6 1- 2 pm 1 Orientation to Didactics Dr. Branch R 4041
Jul 20 & 27 1 – 4 pm 6 Psychodynamic diagnosis Dr. Garrett R 4041
July 13 – Mar 1 0900 – 1030 34.5 CBT Supervision Dr Friedman CCR
July 20 1- 2 pm 1 SBIRT Booster session Christopher Jiminez  HSB, 8H
July 6- June 7 11:45 am – 12:15 pm 17 Rounds with Dr. H Dr. Huangthaisong R 4041
August 3- August 24 3- 4 pm 4 In The Media , JC Dr Pato/Dr Meyers Library 1st floor, Richard D Levere Conference room
Jul 6 – Jun 7 (Except Holidays) 1030 – 1145 63 One way mirror psychodynamic interviewing Dr. Green R 4041
Jul 6 – Oct 12 2 – 3 pm 12 Psychopharmacology case vignettes Dr. Huangthaisong R 4041/ Library 1st floor, Richard D Levere Conference room
Sep 7 – Jan 11 3- 4 pm 12 Psychodynamic Theories Dr Iqbal Library 1st floor, Richard D Levere Conference room
Aug 10 – Sep 7 1-3 pm and 1-2 pm 6 Classic PTSD Dr Cukor R 4041 and Library 1st floor, Richard D Levere Conference room
Sep 21 – Dec14 4- 5pm 10 Long term psychotherapy Dr. Myers Library 1st floor, Richard D Levere Conference room
Oct  5 – Feb 22 1 – 2 pm 16 Journal Club Variable mentors Classroom 1B
Nov 9 2-3 pm 1 Financing and Admin Psych Mr Lance Deygoo Redford Conf Room A Building KCH
Oct 26 – Nov 30 2-3 pm 4 Psychosomatic Medicine Dr Vis Library 1st floor, Richard D Levere Conference room
Dec 7 & 8 2 – 4 pm 4 Ethics Dr Truten et. al. Classroom 1B
Jan 4- Feb 22 2 – 3 pm 10 Neurobiology of mood and anxiety Dr. Coplan HSB 8H
Feb 1- Mar 22 3- 4 pm 5 CBT for psychosis Theory Dr. Burkholder R 4041
April 12- May 3 3- 4pm 4 Neurobiology of schizophrenia Dr. Fanous HSB 8C
Feb 2 – Mar 23 4 – 5 pm 5 CBT for psychosis Practicum Dr. Burkholder R 4041
Apr 12- Apr 19 4- 5pm  pm 3 Suicide in physicians Dr Myers HSB 8H
Mar 29 1-3 pm 2 Resident and Physician wellness Dr. Myers TBD
Mar 29 3-5 pm 2 Guest Lecture: LGBTQ: current updates Dr. Max Lichenstein TBD
Mar 1 – May 10 1 – 2 pm 10 Human Sexuality Dr. Friedman HSB 8H
Mar 8 – Jun 7 0900 – 1030 19.5 Advanced Psychiatric Interviewing Dr Myers CCR
Apr 5 – May 3 2 – 3 pm 5 Treatment Resistance Conditions in psychiatry Dr. McCarthy HSB 8H
May 10, 31 and June 7 2 – 3 pm 3 Psycho-pharmacology of Addiction Dr. Branch HSB 8H
Dates Time Slot Sessions Course Name Instructor Room
July 6- Sep 21 1-2pm 12 Psychopharmacology case vignettes Dr. Huangthaisong HSB 8c and Classroom 1B
July 20-Aug 10 3-4 pm 5 Human Sexuality Dr. Myers HSB 8C
Jul 6 – Jul 20 3-4 pm and 2- 4pm 5 Behavioral management of Phobias Dr Cukor HSB 8C
Aug 24 and
Aug 31
2-3  pm 2 Careers in psychiatry Dr. Feola HSB 8C
Jul 7 – Sep 22 1 – 3 pm 15 Psychopharmacology of mood and anxiety disorders Dr Coplan HSB 8C
August 10 and Aug 17 2-3  pm 2 Neurology – Dementia Dr Moreno HSB 8C and Classroom 1 B
August 24 3 – 4 pm 1 Neurology – Headaches and Facial Pain Syndromes Dr Y Anziska Classroom 1 B
July 20- Mar 17 Variable times 10 Psychodynamic case conference Dr. Iqbal PHP
Sep 14 2 – 4 pm 2 Neurology – Seizures Dr Arthur Grant HSB 8C
Oct 5 – Nov 30 3- 4 pm 10 Couples Therapy Dr Myers HSB 8C
Oct 12 4-5 pm 1 How to give a great Grand rounds Dr. Pato Classroom1 B
Nov 9 4- 5pm 1 Guest Lecture in Neurology: Visual Hallucinations Dr. Dreizin Classroom 1B
Sep 21- Nov 30 2-3 pm 8 Psychopharmacology clinical case discussions Dr. Coplan Classroom 1B
Sep 7 2 – 4 pm 2 Neurology – Movement Disorders Dr Cabassa HSB 8C
Nov 30 – Dec21 3-4 pm 1 Neurology –Stroke Drs. Baird and Marchidan Classroom 1B
Dec 7 2 – 4 pm 4 Ethics Dr Truten Classroom 1 B
Oct  5 – Feb 22 1 – 2 pm 16 Journal Club Variable mentors Classroom 1B
Mar 29 1-3 pm 2 Resident and Physician wellness Dr. Myers TBD
Mar 29 3-5 pm 2 Guest Lecture: LGBTQ: current updates Dr. Max Lichenstein TBD
Jan 18- Feb 8 3- 4 pm 4 Administrative psych Dr. Merlino HSB 8C
Jan 25- Feb 15 4- 5 pm 4 Adult ADHD Dr Feola HSB 8C
Jan 4- Jan 18 4 – 5 pm 3 Integrative Care Dr Salimi HSB 8C
Jan 5 & 12 3 – 4 pm 2 Palliative/End of Life Care Dr Porosnicu HSB 8C
Mar 18 – Mar 22 1 – 2 pm 10 Family Therapy TBD HSB 8C
Apr 5 – Apr 26 1- 3 pm 8 Hypnosis Dr. Viswanathan HSB 8C
Mar 1 – Mar 15 3-4 pm 3 Psychopharmacology of Autism, OCD and anxiety in CAP Dr. Toteja HSB 8C
May 3- May 10 1- 2 pm 2  Psychopharmacology updates in Dementia Dr Reinhardt HSB 8C
Apr 5 – May 10 4 – 5 pm 6 Psychopharmacology Board Preparation Drs. Adebesi and Flesher HSB 8C
April 12- May 3 3- 4pm 4 Neurobiology of schizophrenia Dr. Fanous HSB 8C
May 10 2 – 4 pm 2 Maintenance of Certification and Life long learning Dr Pato BSB 2-95
Holidays in 2015-2016:
07/02/15 – No classes
10/1/15 – PRITE
10/8/15 – IPS
11/26/15 – Thanksgiving
12/17/15 – Mid Year Review
4/7/2016 – Columbia Psychotherapy Exam
5/26/16 – End of Year review
6/16/16 – Annual Program Review and last day of classes

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