The Emory Family Medicine Residency Program facilitates and enhances resident education
through an all-inclusive didactics program which is conducted every Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Emory Family Medicine Main Office. Didactic presentations focus not only on medicine but also behavioral
medicine and psychiatry and serve as an avenue for educating and evaluating the residents´ knowledge in the ACGME
six core competency areas.
Previous behavioral medicine/psychiatry didactic presentations have focused on topics such as the following:
- Affective Mood Disorders
- Family Violence: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
- Anxiety and Its Presentation in Primary Care
- Balint Group Orientation
- Mind-Body Medicine
- Pain Management
- Borderline Personality Disorder in Primary Care
- Cultural Issues: Focus on African American Patients
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-Specialty Referral Issues
For additional information pertaining to didactic presentations and scheduling, please refer to the Emory Family Medicine Didactics Conference.