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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Residency Program

Didactics 2014-2015

  • PGY-1
  • PGY-2
  • PGY-3
  • PGY-4
Date Time #Sessions Title Instructor
7/10/14 9am-5pm 1 Meet the Faculty Dr. Goldfinger and Faculty
7/17/14 1-2 pm 1 Overview of Curriculum Dr. Garrett
7/17/14- 8/28/14 2-3 pm 7 Essentials of rapport building - MSE Dr. Berkowitz
7/17/14- 7/31/14 3-5 pm 6 Talking to patients Dr. Goldfinger
7/24/14 1-2 pm 1 Biopsychosocial model Dr. Garrett
7/31/14-8/21/14 1-2 pm 4 Emergency psychiatry I Dr. Koyfman
8/14/14-9/11/14 3-5 pm 8 Faculty interview Dr. Goldfinger and Faculty
9/18/14-1/15/15 3-5 pm 12 Peer interview Faculty
8/28/14-9/25/14 1-2 pm 5 Psychopharm-Mood disorders Dr. Huangthaisong
9/4/14-9/11/14 2-3 pm 2 Teaching how to teach Dr. Myers
9/18/14-9/25/14 2-3 pm 2 Cultural psychiatry Dr. Hindi
10/16/14-11/6/14 1-2 pm 4 Psychopharm- psychosis Dr. Tabor
10/16/14-11/20/14 1-2pm 6 History of Psychiatry Dr. Iqbal and Dr. Mc Carthy
11/13/14-12/4/14 1-2pm 3 Psychopharm- Anxiety Dr. Coplan
12/11/14 1-2pm 1 Psychopharm- stimulants Dr. Coplan
12/4/14-2/5/15 2-3pm 7 Biopsychosocial formulation Dr. Saunders/Feola
1/8/14-1/22/15 1-2 pm 3 Psychopharm Dr. Coplan
1/22/14 3-5pm 1x2hr Introduction to Forensics Dr. Owen
1/29/15-2/12/15 1-2pm 3 Introduction to Child Psychiatry Dr. Galanter
1/29/15 3-5pm 1x2hr Introduction to Peer counseling Dr. Azuance
2/4/15 3-5 pm 1x2hr Introduction to Human Development Dr. Greene
2/12/15 3-5 pm 1x2hr Sexual history Dr. Dunn/Dr. Friedman
2/19/15-4/16/15 1-2 pm 9 Overview of psychotherapy Dr. Myers
2/19/15 2-3pm 1 Introduction to Rehab Mr. Rodriguez
2/19/15 3-5pm 1x2 hr Introduction to Addiction Psychiatry Dr. Whitley
2/26/15-5/21/15 4-5pm 13 Psychopathology Dr. Saunders
2/26/15 2-4pm 1x2hr Introduction to social work Ms. Salmieri
3/5/15-4/16/15 2-4pm 7x2hr Psychiatric aspects of GMC Dr. Vis/Saunders
4/23/15-5/21/15 2-4pm 5x2hr C/L psychiatry Dr. Vis/Tusher/Ostrovskaya
4/23/15-6/11/15 1-2pm 6 Introduction to psychodynamic principles Dr. Garrett
6/11/15 3-5pm 1x2hr Introduction to community psychiatry TBD
3-5pm Misc Courses:
Intro to Addiction Psychiatry – Dr. Whitley 2/19/15
Intro to Community Psych – TBD – 6/11/15
Intro to Forensic Psych – Dr. Owen & Co. 1/22/15
Sexual History Taking – Dr. Dunn/Friedman 2/12/15
Intro to Therapeutic Rehab (1) – Mr. Rodriguez 2/19/15
Intro to Social Work – Ms. Salmieri 2/26/15,2-4 pm)
Peer Counseling – Dr. Azuance 1/29/15
No classes:
7/3/14 – 1st Thursday
10/2/14 – PRITE 10/9/14-IPS
11/27/14 – Thankgiving
12/18/14 – Midyear Review
12/25/14 – Christmas
1/1/15 – Internal program review
3/26/15 – Columbia Psychotherapy Exam (afternoon only for PGY3/4)
5/28/15 – End of Year Program Review
6/25/15 – APR/orientation/credentialing
Last day of class is 6/18/15
Dates Title Instructor (main) # Sessions Time Slot
7/10/14-9/25/14 Human development Dr. Hittelman 12 10.30-11.45 am
7/10/14-9/11/14 Child Psychiatry Dr. Galanter 10 2-3 pm
7/10/14-9/4/14 Emergency psychiatry Dr. Bruny 8 3-4pm
7/17/14-9/4/14 Geriatric psychiatry Dr. Janardhanan 8 9-10.15am
9/11/14-9/25/14 Trauma and development Dr. Singh 3 9-10.15am
9/18-9/25/14, 12/11/14,
4/23-4/30/15
Article review Dr.  Goldfinger / Gogne / Cukor 5 2-3 pm
10/16/14-12/4/14 Research methodology Dr. Schooler 7 10.30-11.45 am
10/16/14-11/20/14 Pathophysiology of schizophrenia Dr. Mc Carthy 6 9-10.15 am
10/16/14-12/4/14 Forensic psychiatry Dr. Owen 7 2-3 pm
10/16/14-10/30/14 Psychological testing Dr. Schmerler 3x2hr 3-5pm
11/6/14-4/16/15 One way mirror interviewing Dr. Huangthaisong 13x2hr 3-5pm
12/04/14- 1/15/15 Personality disorders I Dr. Feola 4 9-10.15 am
12/11/14-2/5/15 Supportive psychotherapy Dr. Myers 6 10.30-11.45 am
12/11/14-4/16/15 Psychopharm II Dr. Coplan 15 2-3 pm
1/22/15-3/26/15 Addiction psychiatry Dr. Whitley / Branch / Umadat / Blanchard 10 9-10.15 am
2/5/15-2/26/15 Motivational interviewing Dr. Karlepalam 4x2hr 3-5 pm
2/12/15-4/9/15 Phenomenology of psychosis Dr. Garrett 9 10.30-11.45 am
3/26/15 PSYCHES Dr. Mc Carthy 1 2-3 pm
4/2/15-6/18/15 Becoming a therapist Dr. Friedman 10 9-10.15 am
4/2/15-6/18/15 Neuroscience Dr. Saunders 10 1-2 pm
4/16/15-6/18/15 Group therapy Dr. Wieder 7 10.30-11.45 am
4/23/15-6/18/15 Ethics TBD 7x2hr 3-5 pm
5/7/15-5/21/15 Introduction to psychological testing Dr. Feldman 3 2-3 pm
7/31, 10/23, 9/21/14, 2/19/15 Clash of the titans Various. 7 12.15-2pm
7/10/14-3/12/15 Journal club Dr. Goldfinger / Faculty   1-2 pm
Dates Title Instructor (main) # Sessions Time Slot
7/10/14-8/21/14 Psychodynamic diagnosis Dr. Garrett 7 9-10.15 am
7/10/14-6/18/15 One way mirror psychodynamic interviewing Dr. Green 44 10.30-11.45 am
7/10/14-11/13/14 Psychopharm III Dr. Huangthaisong 17 2-3 pm
7/24/14-3/19/15 CBT Dr. Friedman 29 3-4 pm
8/28/14-11/13/14 Long term psychotherapy Dr. Myers 10 9-10.15am
11/20/14-1/22/15 Classic PTSD Dr. Cukor 6 9-10.15am
11/20/14-4/30/15 Neurobio of mood and anxiety Dr.  Coplan 19 2-3 pm
10/16/14-11/20/14 Theorists and analysts Dr. Arnold 6 4-5 pm
12/4/14-1/29/15 Treatment of borderline pathology Dr. Indelicato 6 4-5 pm
1/29/15-3/12/15 Object relations theory Dr. Garrett 7 9-10.15 am
2/5/15-3/19/15 CBT for psychosis Dr. Garrett 7 4-5pm
3/19/15-6/18/15 Advanced psychiatric interviewing Dr. Myers 12 9-10.15am
4/2/15-6/18/15 CBT for psychosis mirror Dr. Garrett 10x2hr 3-5 pm
4/2/15-4/30/15 Community psychiatry Dr. Tabor 5 1-2 pm
7/31, 10/23, 9/21/14, 2/19/15 Clash of the titans Various. 7 12.15-2pm
7/10/14-3/12/15 Journal club Dr. Goldfinger / Faculty   1-2 pm
Dates Title Instructor (main) # Sessions Time Slot
7/10/14-6/18/15 One way mirror psychodynamic interviewing Dr. Green 44 10.30-11.45 am
7/10/14-11/13/14 Psychopharm IV Dr. Coplan 17 2-3 pm
7/17/14-8/14/15 Careers in psychiatry I Dr. Goldfinger 5 9-10.15 am
8/21/14-10/23/14 Patient centered therapy Dr. Arnold 8 9-10.15am
8/21/14-10/30/14 Neuroimaging for psychiatry TBD 8 3-4 pm
11/30/14-12/11/14 Family therapy Dr.  Havens 6 9-10.15am
10/16/14-11/20/14 Theorists and analysts Dr. Arnold 6 4-5 pm
11/6/14-1/15/15 Administrative psych I Dr. Merlino 11x2hr 3-5 pm
11/20/14-12/11/14 Careers in psychiatry II TBD 3 2-3 pm
1/8/15-1/29/15 Human sexuality II Dr. Myers 4 9-10.15 am
1/22/15-3/12/15 Human sexuality I Dr. Friedman/Dunn 9 2-3 pm
1/22/15-4/16/15 Couples therapy Dr. Myers 11x2hr 4-5 pm
2/5/15-2/6/15 Affective neuroscience Dr. Saunders/Hindi 4 9-10.15 am
3/19/15-6/18/15 Advanced psychodynamic readings Dr. Garrett 12 9-10.15 am
3/19/15-6/18/15 Psychopharm V Dr. Adebisi/Mc Carthy 11 2-3 pm
4/30/15-5/21/15 Advanced Somatic treatments Dr. Janardhanan/Cohen 4 1-2 pm
5/21/15-6/18/15 Board prep TBD 7 3-5 pm
7/31, 10/23, 9/21/14, 2/19/15 Clash of the titans Various. 7 12.15-2pm
7/10/14-3/12/15 Journal club Dr. Goldfinger/Faculty   1-2 pm