Congratulations Class of 2011

Department Newsletter / Special Edition

2011 Commencement

Grand Rounds Commencement Lecture

Dr. Charney Grand Rounds Photo

Dr. Dennis Charney, Dean of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and alumni of Yale's Psychiatry Department, addressed the Department's graduating residents and fellows.

Charney Grand Rounds Screen CaptureDr. Dennis Charney's lecture, titled "Further Down the Road: A Prescription for a Career of Self-Fulfillment, Happiness, and Success," featured advice to the Department's graduating residents, fellows, and junior faculty.

Watch the lecture.

Faculty, Residents and Staff Honored

At its annual Resident and Fellow Commencement Ceremony, the Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry announced the recipients of national and departmental awards. The celebration, held the evening of June 10th at Davenport College and with more than 200 in attendance, marked the graduation of 21 residents and 22 fellows.


Faculty Awards

Stephen Fleck Award

Thomas McMahon, PhD


Chairman's Award

David Ross, MD


Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award

Mahmoud Okasha, MD


Resident Awards

Laughlin Awards

Carla Marienfeld, MD and Kalyani Subramanyam, MD


Resident Teaching Award

Nabyl Tejani, MD


Ira Levine Award

Soudabeh Givrad, MD


Psychiatry Residents' Association Awards

Benjamin S. Bunney Award

Tichianaa Armah, MD


PRA Teaching Awards

Catherine Chiles, MD and Vinod Srihari, MD


PRA Supportive Services Award

Peggy Podaloff, RN


Visit the Yale Psychiatry Department web site for details on each award. 

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Photo Gallery: 2011 Commencement

2011 Commencement Photo Gallery


View the Resident Commencement Booklet
Resident Graduation Booklet

This special booklet given to each graduating resident compiles mentor quotes, short biographical sketches, accomplishments, and future plans. 


Download a PDF of the booklet.


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