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Psychiatry in Phase 1

Students will be exposed to psychiatry primarily in Block 6: Brain and Behavior. Block 6: Brain & Behavior (10 weeks; 8 credits) follows the summer break between the M1 and M2 academic years.  Much of the peripheral nervous system would have been explored during previous blocks; here the emphas...

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Psychiatry in the M3 Year

Students complete a six week Clerkship in psychiatry during their M3 year at one of our nine Chicagoland hospitals. This experience provides extensive hands-on clinical experience with residents and attendings....

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Psychiatry in the M4 Year

There are three M4 elective opportunities for students at the University of Illinois Hospital in psychiatry: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, and Women’s Mental Health. There are also three M4 elective opportunities at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center: Consultation-Liaison, Psych...

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