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AACAP looking for medical student help!

on Thu, 04/19/2012 - 04:15

Have you thought about pursuing a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship?

Still on the fence about whether you want to do that?
The Government Affairs department at AACAP is preparing for a US Senate briefing that will happen this Monday, April 23. They are looking for a few specific examples on the reasons that students and residents decide to not pursue a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship.
If you would like to share your story, please contact Ashley Partner (, AACAP's Training and Education Manager. 

Stanley M Kaplan Medical Student Essay Contest

on Thu, 03/01/2012 - 02:39

The University of Cincinnati
Department of Psychiatry announces the
 20th Annual Stanley M. Kaplan Essay Contest* for medical students
*Stanley M. Kaplan, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Emeritus (1960-2011)
 University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


Contest requirements

Entries may include topical essays, case reports, review articles, or original research that was conducted in medical school for which the student was first author.

The Origins of the Match

on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 04:01

Congratulations to all of the PsychSIGN members who have successfully completed interviews and are enrolled in the 2012 NRMP Match!  We wish all of you best of luck on March 16.


Ever wondered how and why the Match came about in the first place?  Or how the algorithm works to get applicants and programs matched up?  Bored and looking for something to fill a few minutes of free time?  Check out this article to better understand hows and whys of the Match:

Summer Course Opportunity at Rutgers University

on Thu, 02/16/2012 - 04:09


We are happy to announce The Center of Alcohol Studies, Institute of Addiction Studies (IAS) - The Historic Summer School June 10-15, 2012 information is now available online.  You can visit to find both the general school application as well as the scholarship application.  For your convenience we have also attached both to this email.  Note: Online course registration begins March 1, 2012.
The Medical Student program at IAS is a one-week program made possible by the Scaife Family Foundation.