Psychiatry Inpatient Service

Training in ECMC’s inpatient psychiatric ward, you’ll participate as a full team member as you care for patients struggling with addiction and comorbid psychiatric conditions.

You’ll round with ECMC’s psychiatric inpatient team, conducting admission assessments, following patients and presenting on addiction topics as they relate to psychiatric comorbidity.

If you desire, you may divide your clinical responsibilities between adult and adolescent patients.


2-4 patients at a minimum

Patient Population

  • 60 percent female
  • 25-50 years old, with a mean age of 35
  • 65 percent Caucasian
  • 25 percent African-American
  • 10 percent Hispanic
  • diagnoses: chemical/alcohol dependence, personality/mood disorders

Clinical Site

Length of Rotation

4 weeks