PTY 800 Subinternship in General Psychiatry, 4 credits

This rotation is offered to give students a variety of clinical experiences at psychiatric units of affiliated hospitals. It will involve direct patient care under the supervision of attending psychiatrists and residents and close teamwork with multidisciplinary staff. They will participate in all the clinical rounds of the floor and grand rounds of our department. Upon successful completion of this rotation, students should show competency in the following areas: performing psychiatric assessment and formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan, prescribing common psychotropic drugs and drug combinations, conducting supportive psychotherapy working in collaboration with a mental health team and community resources. 

Prerequisite: MS4

Modules: A-K

Number of students: 2

Course Director: Sergio Hernandez, MD

Course Coordinator: Leanne Hatswell