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Psychiatry Residency Didactic Curriculum

   Asma Mian  

“I chose to come to Hillside for the wealth of veteran professors who make resident teaching a top priority.”

-Asma Mian
, 3rd year resident

All Residents

Regularly Scheduled Series / Summer Psychiatry Series (Grand Rounds)
McMaster University Psychotherapy Training e-Resources
Psychiatry Comprehensive Review
Journal Club
Retrospective Case Learning Series
Definitions, Foundations, and Basic Tools of Practice Management

R-1 Curriculum

Introduction to Clinical Psychiatry
SCID training
Measurement based psychiatry
Psychiatric Interviewing
Learning Psychotherapy
Psychological and Neuro-psychological Testing
Unit-based Case Conference
Support Group
Cultural Psychiatry

R-2 Curriculum


  • Comprehensive Overview
  • Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Introduction to Dynamic Psychotherapy
  • Family Therapy

Psychobiology and Neuroscience

  • Introduction to Psychobiology & Neuroscience
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatric Syndromes
  • Research Protocols
  • Clinical Trial Workshop

ER Conference
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry – Psychosomatic Medicine
Fundamentals of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Experiential Group

R-3 Curriculum

Evidence and Algorithms: A Guide to Best Care Principles

  • Schizophrenia
  • Mood Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry


  • Beginning Dynamic Psychotherapy
  • Technique of Dynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic Perspectives on Psychopathology
  • Growth and Development: A Psychodynamic Perspective
  • Adult Development
  • Gender, Sexual Identity, and Psychotherapy

Forensic Psychiatry
Ambulatory Care Center Intake Conference
ER Conference
Group Therapy

R-4 Curriculum

Psychopharmacology case Conference
Psychopharmacology of Outpatient Treatment of Mood Disorders

  • Couples Therapy
  • Advanced Psychotherapy Technique
  • Continuous Case Supervision
  • Brief Therapy Seminar
  • Topics in Psychoanalysis (Elective)

Clinical Neurology
Becoming a Teacher: See One, Do One, Teach One
Time-Limited Interviewing
Writing a Publishable Paper

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