Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 121–123

Mind the Gap: Neuroscience Literacy and the Next Generation of Psychiatrists

In Depth Article: Commentary

DOI: 10.1007/s40596-014-0054-6

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Chung, J.Y. & Insel, T.R. Acad Psychiatry (2014) 38: 121. doi:10.1007/s40596-014-0054-6


The National Institute of Mental Health seeks to address the gap between modern neuroscience and psychiatric training. The authors describe a two-pronged approach: first, to identify and support trainees in clinical neuroscience and second, to promote neuroscience literacy in psychiatric residency programs.


Psychiatric residency trainingMilestonesNext Accreditation SystemNeuroscience educationCurriculum development

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Mental HealthBethesdaUSA