Psychiatry Residency Curriculum The psychiatry residency curriculum is designed to progressively guide you in developing the clinical skills, knowledge base, and professionalism essential to becoming a well-rounded, empathic, and effective psychiatrist. Residents are encouraged to identify individual interests throughout training, and devote half-time effort to approved electives in PGY-4. Upon completion of the residency, you will be comfortable pursing independent clinical practice or fellowship training. Year 1 2 months 1 month 1 month 2 months 3 months 1 month 1 month 1 month Internal Medicine Ambulatory Medicine Emergency Medicine Neurology Inpatient Psychiatry Geriatric Psychiatry Substance Abuse Emergency Psychiatry Year 2 6 months 3 months 3 months Inpatient Psychiatry Consultation Psychiatry 3/4 time Child Partial Hospital 1/4 time Outpatient Psychiatry (50% Child; 50% Adult) Year 3 12 months Outpatient Psychiatry (80% Adult; 20% Child) Forensic Psychiatry (1 day/week for 1 month) Year 4 Outpatient Psychiatry (12 months – half-time) Elective (12 months – half-time): Chief Residencies, Consultation Psychiatry, Combat-related PTSD, Women’s Mental Health, Administrative Psych, Student Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, Research. Electives Residents may develop an elective experience in other areas in collaboration with a mentor and the residency program director. Note : Each year includes 4 weeks of vacation.