Happy Match Day 2020!
March 20, 2020   

NEI would like to welcome all the future psychiatrists who matched with a psychiatric residency training program. Beginning your residency in psychiatry is an exciting time, filled with important choices and life changes that will impact your experience over the next three years and beyond. Here are some resources to consider as you look forward to beginning your residency.

NEI's Resources for Residents:

This Month In Psychopharmacology
Keep current on advances in mental health
NEI Prescribe
Download the app that gives full prescribing details for more than 140 psychiatric drugs (free 3-month trial)
Master Psychopharmacology Program
Get a jumpstart on your psychopharm education
NEI Podcast
Conversations with medical leaders around crucial mental health issues

Keep Calm and Carry On

Today burnout is prevalent during the process of medical training. Among residents, burnout is commonly attributed to excessive workload, with higher patient volumes, more frequent overnight calls, greater work-hours and lower autonomy associated with an increased risk of burnout.

Beyond Resilience: Trench-Tested Tools to Tackle Provider Burnout
In this engaging presentation, expert Dr. Dan Diamond shares his passion to equip providers with trench-tested tools to overcome burnout and renew their passion for medicine.

Medical training is a stressful time and professional burnout and mental health vulnerability are significant concerns affecting providers-in-training. Here are some personal strategies that may help reduce the risk of burnout

Adapted from Dyrbye & Shanafelt, 2016

Additional Information and Resources:

>> American Psychiatric Association (APA) Resident Resources

>> American Journal of Psychiatry Residents' Journal

>> Easing into Residency: Transition Tips from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Resident Resources

>> Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Resident Resources

>> American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Resident Resourcess


Dyrbye L, Shanafelt T. Med Educ. 2016;50(1):132-49. Abstract