Clinical Rotation includes, but is not limited to:
- Inpatient Consultation
- Consult and Liaison in Primary Care
- Organ Transplantation
The Department of Psychiatry has a strong psychiatry residency program. These positions offer an exceptional opportunity for professional growth and training under the supervision of a team of CL psychiatrists, as well as developing a career in the growing fields of Psychosomatic Medicine.
The goals and objectives of training for the Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine will be:
- To provide opportunities for residents to acquire advanced clinical knowledge and skills in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine, including the ability to establish such a service at another institution.
- To teach the clinical skills of making precise observations and using such information in formulating recommendations and implementing psychosocial treatment interventions in the medical and surgical setting.
- To enhance understanding of the relationships between psychosocial and biomedical factors in the medically/surgically ill.
- To train academic leaders and practitioners in Psychosomatic Medicine and to stimulate interest in research.
- To demonstrate adequate medical knowledge about established and evolving medical care, obtain competencies in patient care, practice - based learning, interpersonal communication skills and system - based practice. Residents must also demonstrate professionalism and adhere to ethical principles.
- To develop an understanding of various functions of an interdisciplinary team in the care and management of the medically/surgically ill patient.
- To educate psychiatric residents, medical students, and other non-psychiatric physicians, nurses and social workers about psychiatric complications of medical and surgical illness.