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The Business Case for Academic Psychiatry "Without a mission, there is no margin" ...but a well-articulated, convincing mission can be invaluable in inspiring and sustaining the work needed to generate resources in support of academic psychiatry. Have we, as psychiatric educators and academicians, demonstrated the value of the field of academic psychiatry (the common noun, not the journal title) to the stakeholders and partners who support us, and have we been as mindful of our contributions to our margins as well as to our missions?


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From: Jill M Williams, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


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Through August 31, enjoy complimentary access to Academic Psychiatry's ten most downloaded articles.




ACGME News

May 28, 2016
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Review Committee News: Psychiatry Committee Seeks Nominations for Resident Member The Review Committee seeks prospective candidates for a resident position that will become available July 01, 2017. The resident member must be currently enrolled in a residency or fellowship program at the time of the appointment. The resident member may not serve more than one year beyond completion of a residency or fellowship program. After review and consideration of all nominations, the Review Committee will forward its selection to the ACGME Board of Directors for approval at its September 2016 meeting. The new member's term will begin July 01, 2017 and end June 30, 2019. Additional information is available upon request from Accreditation Administrator Tiffany Hewitt. Nominations will be accepted until July 01, 2016.


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APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE FOR AMERICAN BOARD OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY 2017-2018 FACULTY INNOVATION IN EDUCATION AWARDS May 13, 2016, Buffalo Grove, Illinois --- The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPN) has posted the application and detailed information about the 2017-2018 Faculty Innovation in Education Awards on its websitewww.abpn.com. The ABPN Faculty Innovation in Education Award supports the development of innovative education and/or evaluation projects that promote effective residency/fellowship training or lifelong learning of practicing psychiatrists and neurologists. Each year, the selection committee chooses up to two psychiatry and two neurology fellows for the two-year fellowship. The 2017-2018 application and requested materials are due to the ABPN by August 15, 2016. The awards will be announced by November 15, 2016, with funding to start on January 1, 2017. More details, including the application, and additional applicant information, are available on the ABPN website. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and maintenance of certification processes. For additional information, please contact Dorthea Juul, PhD at djuul@abpn.com.


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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has merged AHRQ Patient Safety Network (PSNet) and AHRQ WebM&M (Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web) to provide a one-stop shop for patient safety news, research, and expert commentary. PSNet now combines all the features of and content from both sites, including PSNet weekly updates, WebM&M Cases and Commentaries, Perspectives on Safety, Patient Safety Primers, and more. The new site is easy to browse on your tablet or mobile device. PSNet provides powerful searching and browsing capability, and users can choose to customize the site around their interests. To learn more, visit psnet.ahrq.gov. PSNet publishes weekly updates on patient safety literature, news, tools, and meetings. Perspectives on Safety and WebM&M Cases and Commentaries are published monthly. WebM&M Cases feature expert analysis of medical errors reported anonymously by our readers, and continuing education credit is available for Spotlight Cases. The Perspectives on Safety section features expert viewpoints (including podcasts) on current themes in patient safety. Previous and new WebM&M content can be accessed directly through the WebM&M Cases and Perspectives navigation links from the main menu on the PSNet home page. To read WebM&M cases, visit psnet.ahrq.gov/webmm.