CPCP: Neurology and Psychiatry: Divided or United?

I’m particularly proud of today’s Clinical Problems in Consultation Psychiatry (CPCP), “Neurology and Psychiatry: Divided Or United?” Partly that’s because one of the trainees who worked on it is a Neurology resident, Dr. Abdel Wahed, and I always enjoy their participation on the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry service. That said, the medical student, Nicoll, and the Family […]

Default Mode Network: Wandering

I’ve been mulling over the Default Mode Network (DMN) lately. What got me interested in the DMN was Dr. George Dawson’s Real Psychiatry blog post “Coffee Shop Neuroscience” published on October 22, 2016. Real Psychiatry: Coffee Shop Neuroscience https://t.co/OWUKq3RUvS Great post on the Default Mode Network — James Amos (@jamostheelder) November 29, 2016 The other […]

Neuroscience Unchained or How to Make Play-Doh Brains

I just saw a post by Dr. George Dawson that made me think about neuroscience differently. He mentioned the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative (NNCI). I sometimes make fun of neuroscience, but it turns out the joke is on me because the people at NNCI make a pretty decent case for neuroscience being teachable and practical. […]

Mobile Unifying Shrink Hospital (M.U.S.H.)?

I read Dr. William Yates’ recent post on the promise of neuroscience education in medicine. The Future of Neuroscience Education https://t.co/5m6ib9dVh2 Watch for Bill's provocative post on a name change for neurology & psychiatry. — James Amos (@jamostheelder) June 5, 2016 Bill was one of my favorite teachers and his enthusiasm has always been infectious […]

Psychosomatic Medicine: Who Are We?

I received a fascinating proposal regarding the issue over a new name to replace “Psychosomatic Medicine” for our specialty. My former teacher, Dr. William R. Yates, MD, FAPM, just sent me this message about his thoughts on the matter: Your posts have got me thinking on this topic. Here is my proposal. 1. Combine neurology […]