Curriculum

General Psychiatry Residency

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Overview

During the first year of training (PGY-1), emphasizes psychiatric phenomenology, diagnosis, treatment and disposition of patients. This is primarily an inpatient year, with rotations on the adult inpatient units, child/adolescent services, and the consultation-liaison service.emphasis is on attainin...

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PGY-1

Rotation Schedule Intern year is broken into 6-month blocks "on service" (psychiatry) and "off service" (medicine/neurology): Off-service (medicine/neurology): Inpatient medicine - 8 weeks. Choose between adult internal medicine (UIC + VA) or pediatrics wards at UIC Ambulatory medicine - 4 weeks...

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PGY-2

Rotation Schedule: 5-6 months Inpatient Psychiatry:...

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PGY-3

Rotation Schedule Morning rotations: Day Hospital Program (VA) - 8 weeks Day Hospital is an intensive outpatient program at the VA; patients are typically enrolled for 4-6 weeks.  Residents are assigned as the primary case managers for up to 2 patients at a time. Involvement includes intensive da...

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PGY-4

Rotation Schedule Four 2-month selective rotations: Inpatient Senior/Consult Liaison at UIC VA Consultation/Liaison Service Integrated Care with UIC Family Medicine ECT 4 months of elective time:...

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Didactics

While on service there is a half-day per week of protected time dedicated to didactics. PGY-1 residents have didactics on Tuesday afternoon and PGY-2,3, and 4 residents have didactics on Thursday afternoon....

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