Henry Ford Psychiatry Residents’ Association

Amanda Marinkovich, M.D.
Christopher Busuito, D.O.
Sindhura Vangala, M.D.

Representatives to Michigan Psychiatric Society

Nina Fabian, D.O.
Ali Nahhas, D.O.

Representatives to House Staff Council

Daniel Smith, D.O.

Co-Chairs: Book Club

Ali Nahhas, D.O.
Vahid Pasovic, M.D.

Co-Chairs: Film Club

Aisha Ahmed, M.D.
Hala Katato, D.O.

Co-Chairs: Journal Club

Mohan Gautam, D.O.
Shivali Patel, M.D.

Co-Chairs: Research Club

Mohan Gautam, D.O.
Shivali Patel, M.D.

Co-Chairs: Wellness Council

Ganj Beebani, M.D.
Amanda Marinkovich, M.D.
Daniel Smith, D.O.

President of the Psychiatric Residency Association

Plans and coordinates social events emphasizing resident wellness activities. Events include the welcome event, longitudinal wellness calendar, holiday celebration, residents’ retreat, and recruitment events.

Secretary of the Psychiatric Residency Association

Records residency meeting minutes, reviews them with the Program Director and disperses them to all residents.

Treasurer of the Psychiatric Residency Association

Allocates funds in coordination with the Program Director, keeps a running balance of funds and documents use of funds.


Representatives to Michigan Psychiatric Society (MPS)

Attends MPS Council Meeting either in Lansing or by conference call. Report updates regarding MPS to the residents at the monthly resident meeting and help coordinate the representation of the residency program at the annual MPS spring meeting.

Representatives to House Staff Council

Represents the Psychiatry residency program at the monthly house staff council and provide feedback, concerns and suggestions on its behalf.

Book Club

Selects books for each event in coordination with the Program Director. Chairs come prepared with discussion questions, related evidence-based information, correlates to standardized exams, and help facilitate the round-table discussion.

Film Club

The film club events occur every 3-4 months. Planning includes recruiting faculty to host the event, and choosing a movie with applicable learning pearls.

Journal Club

Facilitates choice of journal articles and presenters for monthly event in coordination with the Program Director.

Research Club

Maintains a running list of ongoing research projects in the department, coordinates collaboration between residents and faculty and updates Program Director accordingly.

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