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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

General Psychiatry PGY-4 Clinical Rotations

PGY-4 Resident typical schedule

  • The PGY-4 resident academic year is from July 1 - June 30.
  • Training is a combination of electives and administrative roles at familiar sites. 
  • PGY-4 residents have supervisory duties as acting attending physicians. 

PGY-4 Psychiatric rotations include a combination of the following:

  • UC Davis Health System Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (Wong Building) - Individual psychotherapy and medication management
  • Psychosomatic Medicine Service 
  • Veterans Administration (VA) - inpatient psychiatry
  • Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center inpatient units - inpatient  psychiatry
  • Elective rotations - designed by residents

Call schedule

  • PGY-4 resident call averages six days per year and consists of weekday at-home overnight call (5:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.) on the psychosomatic medicine service.