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    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
    • Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital

Rotations Diagram

Alert: Some CHA centers and services will be closed on Memorial Day (Monday, May 28). Please see this schedule for details.


PGY1

Rotation

Neurology

Behavioral
Neurology

Medicine Wards

Night Float/ICU

Addictions Psychiatry

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychiatry

Community & Acute Care Psychiatry

Elective Psychiatry

MED ED & BI TMS/ECT

Vacation

Length

4 weeks

4 weeks

12 weeks

2 weeks each

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

6 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

Experience

Clinics Inpatient consults

Inpatient Consults at McLean Hospital

Inpatient Teaching Unit

Nights on Medical Wards

Outpatient

Inpatient

Inpatient

Psych Emergency/ community resources

(see list of electives)

1 week of ECT and TMS, one week in MED ED

(in two 2-week blocks)


The above rotations are not in any particular order for all. Medicine ward time is broken up into three 1-month blocks and not one continuous block.


PGY2

Rotation

Inpatient Psychiatry

Partial Hospitalization

Psychiatric Emergency Services

Consult-Liaison Psychiatry

Vacation

Length

6 months (2 separate, 3-month blocks)

3 months

6 weeks

6 weeks

4 weeks

Experience

3 months at Cambridge Hospital / 3 months at Everett Hospital

Mass Mental Health Center
DBT/ CBT teams

Free-standing Psychiatric Emergency department

Inpatient CL Psychiatry

taken throughout year

Rotation

Outpatient Adult Psychotherapy

Length

one half-day per week for the entire year - patients continure into PGY3 year

Experience

4 therapy patients throughout year - may include 1-2 adolescent patients


The above rotations are not in any particular order. Psych Emergency Svc. and CL are done as contiguous blocks.


PGY3

Rotation

Outpatient Psychiatry

Vacation

Length

12 months

4 weeks

Experience

Includes 2 psychopharmacology clinics (each is half-day) and year-long outpatient team, 6-8 therapy patients (some continued from PGY2 year), Evaluation and Treatment of Severe Mental Illness

 

Rotation

Outpatient Child Psychiatry

Length

one-half day per week x 12 months

Experience

Treatment of at least 2 child/adolsecent outpatient cases

Rotation

Outpatient Psychiatry Transitional Service

Integrated Care Psychiatry / Primary Care

Length

one half day per week x 6 months

one half-day per week x 6 months at a Primary Care (Medical Home) Clinic

Experience


The above rotations are not in any particular order and may overlap each other. Some may be deferred to PGY4 year.


PGY4

Rotation

Outpatient Psychiatry Continuity Clinic

Vacation

Length

8 - 20 hours per week

4 weeks

Experience

Selected therapy patients continued from PGY3 year, Psychodynamic Research Clinic (PRC): 1-2 twice weekly therapy patients and 1/2 day/week didactic

taken throughout year

Rotation

Research Project, Chief Residency, Senior Elective

Length

20 - 25 hours per week

Experience


The above experiences may be scheduled throughout the year and may overlap each other.