Wayne State University

Aim Higher

School of Medicine

Rotations and Didactics

 

PGY 1 Rotations

PGY 1 Rotations

Internal Medicine Neurology Inpatient Psychiatry*
   4 months 2 months 6 months   

 

 

*½ day per week outpatient care

Didactics

  • Psychiatric History & Assessment/Mental Status Examination
  • Basic Psychopathology & Psychopharmacology
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Basic Neuroanatomy
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Basic Psychodynamic Principles
  • Acculturation
  • Issues in Emergency Psychiatry
  • Transcultural Psychiatry
  • Professionalism
  • Ethical Issues
  • Psychiatric Formulation

 

PGY 2 Rotations

PGY 2 Rotations

Inpatient Psychiatry Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Geriatric Psychiatry
   3 3 months 3 months 1 month

 

Addiction Psychiatry Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Emergency Psychiatry
   3 2 months 2 months 1 month

 

 

 

*½ day per week outpatient care

Didactics

  • Review of Basic Pharmacology
  • Basic Principles of Psychotherapy
  • Time-Limited Therapy
  • Basic Statistics
  • Group Therapy
  • Practical Psychotherapy for Addiction Disorders
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Developmental Models
  • Emergency Psychiatry: Clinical Cases
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Women’s Health
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Brain Imaging
  • Psychiatric Formulation

 

PGY 3 Rotations

PGY 3 Rotations

Outpatient Psychiatry
   3 12 months

 

 

 

Didactics

  • Weekly PRITE review/Observed Patient Interviews with Program Director
  • Journal Club & Critical Appraisal of Scientific Literature
  • Psychopharmacology Rounds
  • Psychotherapy Case Conference
  • Dual Diagnosis Case Conference
  • Family & Marital Therapy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Introduction to Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Practice Management
  • Assessment & Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Motivational Interviewing & Various Therapies in Substance Abuse
  • Clinical Issues in Psychodynamic Psychiatry
  • Sexual Therapy

 

PGY 4 Rotations

Inpatient Psychiatry
(Senior Administrative)
Forensic Psychiatry Community Psychiatry
   3 2 months 1 months 1 month

 

Emergency Psychiatry Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Electives
   3 1 month 2 months 5 months

 

 

 

*½ day per week outpatient care

Didactics

  • ADHD
  • Advanced Psychopharmacology
  • Administrative Psychiatry
  • Transition to Practice
  • History of Psychiatry
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Research Methods
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychiatry-Medicine Interface