RFM Corner

Each month in the WSPA Newsletter, we take a moment to recognize one of our Resident-Fellow Members for the amazing work they do:

December 2020 - Daniel Yang, MD

I'd be lying if I said that I didn't feel different when I come to work. I feel it when I tell patients that my name is Dr. Yang. I feel it when they tell me that they're afraid of getting COVID from me. I'll always feel different, but I made the mistake of thinking that it's all I would know.

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October 2020 - Katharine Liang, MD, PhD

The psychiatry landscape is rapidly changing for all of us, and for those of us in training, it’s no different. As a chief resident at the UW Psychiatry Residency, one of the areas I have worked hard to address in a timely manner is adapting the educational needs of our residents to fit these rapidly changing times, namely addressing the Black Lives Matter movement in the setting of an academic psychiatric residency.

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September 2020 - Colin Wendt, MD

In late February, I sat in the on-call room of Harborview Medical Center after completing a psychiatric consult on a medical floor. Of all the clinical duties required by the UW Psychiatry Residency Program, call shifts at Harborview are notoriously challenging; the resident on call receives a steady stream of pages from psychiatric units, manages the consult-liaison service, and works in the psychiatric emergency department overnight.

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