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Clinical Rotation

Clinical Rotation includes, but is not limited to:

  • Inpatient Consultation
  • Consult and Liaison in Primary Care
  • Medicine
  • Oncology
  • HIV
  • Pain
  • 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.