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Get $5k from the APA for starting a community mental health project with the Helping Hands Grant

on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 17:04

Are you a medical student who is participating in a community mental health service activity? Do you know someone who is?

The American Psychiatric Foundation is pleased to announce that our 2012 Helping Hands Grant application has been posted online. This program awards grants of up to $5,000 to medical schools for community mental health projects that are initiated and managed by medical students. Applications must be postmarked no later than May 31. For more information and to download the application, please visit us online.

Med Students: Learn more about psychiatry at VCU Summer Institute, Jul 8-13 2012

on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 04:32

 

OVERVIEW: The purpose of the Summer Institute in Psychiatry for Medical Students hosted by the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine is to provide medical students with an exciting and intensive experience in Psychiatry, covering topics that are of interest to trainees, but may not be presented in a traditional curriculum. The Institute will consist of seminars and clinical experiences provided by nation- ally and internationally known experts in the field of Psychiatry. Students will receive a Certificate of Participation at the end of the program.

Register now! FREE med student PsychSIGN 2012 Conference, 5/4-5/6, Philadelphia

on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 21:36

UPDATE: Registration now closed due to overwhelming demand; please e-mail psychsign@gmail.com to request to be on the wait-list! -steve

The PsychSIGN board has been working hard at planning this year's 7th Annual PsychSIGN National Conference in Philadelphia, and we hope you can join us!  We met a bunch of you in Honolulu last year, and we'd love to see you again in Philly!

Why should you come?

Opportunity: MS4 HIV psychiatry elective. Deadline 3/31/2012

on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 07:10

The American Psychiatric Association established this program in 2004, to provide an opportunity for 4th year minority medical students to participate in a one-month clinical or research elective in HIV psychiatry. 

With improvements in HIV drug therapy, there is a burgeoning demand to treat the mental health needs of those living longer with the disease.  People with HIV have a higher incidence of mental health problems than the general population and, conversely, people with serious mental illness are more at risk for contracting HIV.

Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy: opportunity to win full tuition scholarship to students and faculty workshop

on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 19:48

 

The Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Student and Faculty Scholarship Competition. The Beck Institute will award 10 recipients (graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, and faculty in psychology, psychiatry, social work, nursing, and counseling) with full tuition scholarships to our 3-day Student and Faculty Workshop, in Philadelphia, PA, on August 13 - 15, 2012.
 
This experiential workshop will provide expert training in evidence-based treatment under the direction of Drs.

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