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U.S. News and World Report: The importance of choosing a medical school that excels in psychiatry

Dr. Brett Kaylor, chief resident in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, spoke to U.S. News and World Report about the importance of all medical students taking a rotation in psychiatry to gain experience in caring for patients with health behavior issues.

According to the article, medical school professors and practicing physicians recommend that every medical student undergoes rigorous training in the fundamentals of psychiatry during medical school, even those who do not intend to specialize in psychiatry after medical school. The article also ran in Yahoo News.

Yahoo News: Choose a medical school with a strong psychiatry program
U.S. News and World Report: Identify medical schools that excel in psychiatry

March 27, 2017

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Denise Parrish

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