Conferences/Didactics

PGY-1 year didactics*

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Adult Psychiatry Residents
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion in medicine
  • Ethics
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Interviewing and clinical skills
  • Introduction to Psychopathology and Treatment
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Psychiatric Management of the Agitated Patient Simulation
  • Psychopharmacology

*An online curriculum is used for part of the year to permit a more flexible schedule, and increase opportunities for self-care and wellness activities.

PGY-2 year didactics

  • Anxiety, Trauma and Dissociative Disorders
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Buprenorphine Training
  • Catatonia
  • Dementia Diagnosis and Management
  • Eating Disorders and Obesity Management
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Introduction to Cognitive Disorders
  • Introduction to Outpatient Clinical Interviewing and Assessment
  • Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Mood Disorders
  • Perinatal Addiction
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Root Cause Analysis Training
  • Schizophrenia and Psychosis Spectrum Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Supportive Therapy

PGY-3 year didactics

  • CBT and DBT Course
  • Community Mental Health
  • Couples Therapy
  • Gender, Culture and Spirituality
  • Group Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Course
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Quality Improvement Training
  • Research Methodology

PGY-3 year child and adolescent psychiatry didactics

  • Child Psychiatric Disorders Series
  • Child Psychiatry Psychopharm Series
  • Child Psychotherapy
  • Complex Child Psychiatry Case Conference
  • Eating Disorders
  • LGBTQ Populations
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychosexual Evaluation
  • Transgender and Gender Diverse Mental Health

PGY-4 year didactics

  • Advanced Psychopharm Electives
  • Board Review Series and Electives
  • Delirium
  • Freud’s Mourning and Melancholia
  • Genetics
  • Geriatric Psychiatry, Healthy Aging, and Dementia
  • History of Psychiatry
  • Job and Fellowship Readiness Seminar
  • Leadership and Professionalism Seminar
  • Neurology Review
  • Neuropsychology
  • Patient Safety
  • Resident as Teacher Series
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Treatment-Resistant Depression and Advanced Mood Disorders
  • Women’s Mental Health

All years

  • Annual Group Didactics – Topic is chosen annually by the residents
  • Developmental Disabilities Series
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Journal Club
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Grand Rounds
  • PGY-3 Quality Improvement Presentations
  • PRITE Review
  • Research Skills Series
  • Resident Retreat – Topic is chosen annually by the residents
  • Senior Talks
  • TBI and Sports Injury Series
  • VA Grand Rounds
  • VA Journal Club