Guided by a psychiatrist, you will gain exposure to a wide range of neuropsychiatric conditions in medical and surgical patients and develop proficiency as a primary consultant, adding an essential skill set to your adult neurology expertise.
During our psychiatry rotation, you will be introduced to psychopathology and, guided by our experienced psychiatric experts, you will expand your knowledge base to include the diagnosis and management of patients with psychiatric illnesses, such as delirium, dementia and somatoform disorders.
You will learn about:
You also will gain an understanding of issues that will help you care for all patients, such as:
Our robust didactic program complements and enhances your clinical skills with relevant lectures in psychiatry and psychology.
Typically, you will follow two to three patients at a time on an inpatient psychiatry consultation-liaison service.