Training in the consultation/liaison service of a major urban medical center, you’ll learn to recognize and diagnose psychiatric conditions most commonly encountered in hospital settings.
This elective trains you to understand the consequences of substance use on a range of clinical conditions, and to communicate those consequences to patients and their families.
You’ll perform psychiatric consultations and present them to the consultation-liaison team. You’ll learn how to treat withdrawal symptoms in the context of a medical condition while recognizing potential drug-drug interactions.
Working in both an inpatient and outpatient setting, you’ll train alongside psychiatry residents and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team.
Over four weeks, you’ll observe and practice: