CPCP: Antidepressant Use in Heart Failure by Pharmacy Student Christie Hart


We had an outstanding Clinical Problems in Consultation Psychiatry (CPCP) on heart failure and antidepressants today by Christie Hart, 2nd year psychiatric pharmacy resident. In fact, it’s one of the absolute best in recent memory because it exemplifies the importance of all of the core competencies, not just Practice-Based Learning and Self improvement. The Consultation-Liaison […]

Farewell Casa Magni

Dr. Jenny Lind Porter in 2014

I just finished watching a couple of video events tonight and it was just plain luck that they were broadcast one right after the other. One was the first presidential candidate debate at Hofstra University in New York. It definitely had the “Let’s get ready to rumble” hype ahead of it. You can decide if […]

ABPN MOC Delirium PIP Finally A Real Thing. Yeesssssss.


Remember that Maintenance of Certification Delirium Performance in Practice (PIP) tool? It’s a real thing now. It was approved about a year ago and it has finally been published on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) website. One of our top residents, Dr. Emily Morse, D.O., helped me put this thing together. Yes, […]

Work As Long As You Can?


Probably most people in my field are aware of a couple of papers on aging recently published (see references below). Maybe I should say “most people my age” are aware of them. Aging is on my mind as I approach retirement and it seems to be uppermost in the collective consciousness. Just look at the […]

International Talk Like a Pirate Day…Matey


Avast, thar, ’tis International Speak Like a Scurvy Pirate Day, even fer consultin’ psychiatrists! No kidding, September 19, is the official day for talking like a pirate. In honor of it, I’m going to talk like a pirate, although a little of that goes a long way so I’ll try to tone it down some. […]