Didactics take place each Wednesday. For PGY-1 and PGY-2 residents, didactics take place from 12:00pm-5:00pm, and for PGY-3 and PGY-4 residents, didactics are a full day, from 9:00am-5:00pm.

Didactics vary in content throughout the year, with both regular lecture courses and special topics with guest lecturers. Regular courses include:


Basic Psychopharmacology (PGY 1+2)

Advanced Psychopharmacology (PGY 3+4)


Consultation/liaison series

Child and adolescent psychiatry series

Evidence-based psychiatry

Board review/preparation

Psychodynamic psychiatry

Cognitive Behavioral therapy

Family/couples therapy

Group therapy

Cultural psychiatry

Interviewing course

Psychiatric formulation and differential therapeutics

Systems of care and quality

Career development

Weekly residency meeting with Dr. Schindelheim