Training Program Overview

A group of Rush residents

Introduction and overview

The General Psychiatry Residency program has been designed to provide residents with comprehensive training in all of the major areas of clinical and scholarly activity pertinent to a general psychiatrist. This training is enhanced by providing residents with multiple other unique training experiences that help distinguish our program. Supported by supervision from experienced, enthusiastic faculty, senior residents, academic conferences and seminars, the residency program aims to develop residents into highly qualified and thoughtful psychiatrists.


Rush residents out in Chicago

PGY-1

There are (13) 4 week rotation blocks per year for PGY-1 year.
Rotation Amount of time
Adult inpatient psychiatry
Seven rotations
Combination of internal medicine,
pediatrics, & emergency medicine
Four rotations
Adult neurology
Two rotations

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Rush residents on a boat

PGY-2

Rotation Amount of time
Consultation liaison psychiatry including 2 weeks on our Substance Use Intervention Team Four months
Emergency psychiatry
Two months
Child & adolescent psychiatry
One month
Inpatient adult psychiatry
One month
Adult forensic psychiatry
One month

Outpatient addiction psychiatry

One month
Mixed services rotation One month
Road Home Program One month
Resident continuity clinic Half a day a week all year
Night float Approximately three to four weeks

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PGY-3

Rotation Amount of time
Resident continuity clinic Four half days a week
Outpatient women’s mental health
Half a day a week
Outpatient child & adolescent psychiatry
Half a day a week
Outpatient addiction psychiatry
Half a day a week
Outpatient geriatric psychiatry
Half a day a week

Outpatient community psychiatry

Half a day a week
Night float Approximately three to four weeks

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PGY-4

Rotation Amount of Time
Chief residency
Twelve months (part time)
Resident continuity clinic
At least two half days a week
Psychiatry electives
Variable number of months
Night float Approximately three to four weeks

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