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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

General Psychiatry PGY-1 Clinical Rotations

PGY-1 Resident typical schedule

  • The intern year starts on June 25 each year.
  • There are 13 blocks of 4-week rotations each year.

Psychiatric rotations include combinations of the following:

 

Call schedule

  • During the psychiatry rotation interns take weekend on-site psychosomatic medicine service call from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • The total number of call days for interns during the psychiatry rotation averages 15-20.

 

Non-psychiatric rotations include a combination of the following:

  • Inpatient internal medicine (2 blocks) with in-house overnight call every 4 to 5 days depending on work site
  • Six-day work weeks are typical on the medicine rotation.
  • Outpatient ambulatory medicine at primary care clinic (1-2 blocks)
  • Neurology inpatient or outpatient (2 blocks) with in-house overnight call once per week
  • Monday-Friday work weeks are typical on the neurology rotation.  There is no weekend call on neurology services.