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Core Clinical Rotations

PGY-1 Year

  • 4 blocks of Internal Medicine

The goal of primary care rotations is to provide supervised clinical experience and organized instruction in the evaluation of psychiatric and/or behavioral problems in outpatients in primary care settings, and in working in collaboration with the patient’s primary care provider to develop and implement a comprehensive treatment plan.

  • 2 blocks of Neurology

The goal of the Neurology rotation is to provide supervised clinical experience and organized instruction in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of neurological patients with a variety of conditions.

  • 4 blocks of Inpatient Psychiatry

The goal of the inpatient psychiatry rotations is to provide supervised clinical experience and instruction in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric inpatients with a variety of conditions.

  • 2 blocks of Emergency Psychiatry

The goal of Emergency Psychiatric Rotation is to provide organized instruction and supervised clinical experience in emergency psychiatry leading to the development of knowledge and skills in the emergency evaluation, crisis management, triage and safe and sound disposition of psychiatric patients in a timely and efficient manner.



PGY-2 Year

  • 6 blocks of Inpatient Psychiatry

The goal of inpatient psychiatry rotation is to provide supervised clinical experience and instruction in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric inpatients with a variety of conditions.

  • 2 blocks of Emergency Psychiatry

The goal of emergency psychiatry rotation is to provide organized instruction and supervised clinical experience in emergency psychiatry leading to the development of knowledge and skills in the emergency evaluation, crises management, triage and safe and sound disposition of psychiatric patients in a timely and efficient manner.

  • 2 blocks of Consultation Liaison

The goal of consultation-liaison psychiatry rotations is to provide organized instruction and supervised clinical experience in the evaluation of psychiatric and/or behavioral problems in patients on medical and surgical services, and in effectively consulting with their health care providers regarding their clinical management.

  • 2 blocks of Addiction Psychiatry/Detox Unit

The goal of addiction medicine subspecialty rotation is to expand and cultivate skills and knowledge learned during previous training and to achieve the following objectives based on the six general competencies. The resident should exhibit an increasing level of responsibility and independency as he or she progresses throughout the year.



PGY-3 Year

  • 12 blocks of Outpatient Rotation

The goal of adult outpatient psychiatry rotations is to teach and provide supervised clinical experience in the comprehensive, integrated care of psychiatric outpatients, including diagnostic assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, and provision of psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacologic treatment, as indicated.



PGY-4 Year

  • 2 blocks of Geriatric Rotation

The goal of geriatric psychiatry rotations is to provide general psychiatry residents with supervised clinical experience and training in the comprehensive assessment and initial treatment planning of elderly patients.

  • 2 blocks of Child Psychiatry Rotation

The goal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry rotations is to provide an organized clinical experience, under the supervision of qualified child and adolescent psychiatrist in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of children, adolescents, and their families.

  • 2 blocks of Consultation Liaison Rotation

The goal of consultation-liaison psychiatry rotations is to provide organized instruction and supervised clinical experience in the evaluation of psychiatric and/or behavioral problems in patients on medical and surgical services, and in effectively consulting with their health providers regarding their clinical management.

  • 2 blocks of Inpatient Psychiatry Rotation

The goal of inpatient psychiatry rotations is to provide supervised clinical experience and instruction in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric inpatients with a variety of conditions.

  • 4 blocks of Elective Rotation

To gain experience in evaluating and treating chronically ill patients in a public hospital. To participate in and lead a multidisciplinary treatment team. To participate in forensic evaluation of dangerousness in commitment proceedings and potential testimony in commitment proceedings. To gain experience in group leadership in therapy of inpatients, often chronically mentally ill. To perform initial evaluation, history, physical exam and laboratory evaluation, and prepare treatment plans for newly admitted patients.



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