Preserving the Psychiatrist-Investigator
Published in: Academic Psychiatry, v. 25, no. 1, Spring 2001, p. 15-16
Posted on rand.org 2001
In this commentary, the author describes the critical ongoing need for clinically trained psychiatrist-investigators who can provide a bridge between basic and clinical sciences. He outlines several strategies that the field of psychiatry can take to ensure a sizeable new generation of psychiatrist-investigators, including upgrading psychiatric teaching in medical schools and residency programs and expanding mentoring opportunities.