Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp 258–261 | Cite as

Curriculum Overhaul in Psychiatric Residency: An Innovative Approach to Revising the Didactic Lecture Series

  • Nicole M. Benson
  • Judith A. Puckett
  • Deanna C. Chaukos
  • Adrienne T. Gerken
  • Justin T. Baker
  • Felicia A. Smith
  • Scott R. Beach
Feature: Educational Case Report

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

This Educational Case Report was not intended as a research project, and viewed more along the lines of a QI project. We consulted printed material from the Partners Healthcare IRB/Partners Human Research Committee and determined that the study did indeed meet the criteria for a QI project exempt from IRB approval.

Funding

There were no sources of funding to support this project.

Disclosure

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicole M. Benson
    • 1
  • Judith A. Puckett
    • 1
  • Deanna C. Chaukos
    • 1
  • Adrienne T. Gerken
    • 2
  • Justin T. Baker
    • 2
  • Felicia A. Smith
    • 1
  • Scott R. Beach
    • 1
  1. 1.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.McLean HospitalBelmontUSA

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