BRONX LEBANON HOSPITAL CENTER
PSYCHIATRY RESIDENCY PROGRAM
The Psychiatry Residency Training Program of the Department of Psychiatry is committed to providing its entire physician trainees with a structured educational program and the necessary guidance to ensure their development as psychiatrists capable of rendering effective care to patients.
The primary goals of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program are:
♦ To provide well-rounded, balanced educational experience to residents who will then become knowledgeable, clinically skillful, and professional in attitude.
♦ To train residents to demonstrate competence in the following areas:
♦To introduce residents to the mental health needs of the general population and local community. To train them in developing and implementing individualized treatment plans.
♦To teach residents to recognize and address specific needs and to provide culturally and spiritually sensitive patient care to child and adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
♦To teach residents, through supervision and didactic training, the clinical skills of the various types of therapy (supportive, psychodynamic, group, family, etc.) and the rationale for different time course of treatments (brief, short term, long term).
♦To teach residents, through diagnostic interviewing courses and through the evaluation process, how to establish a therapeutic rapport with a psychiatric patient.
♦To train residents to conduct scholarly work through scientific and psychiatric literature.
♦To assist residents in completing the residency requirements and in being Board eligible in Psychiatry and Neurology.
Panagiota Korenis, MD
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center