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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Psychiatry Residency PGY-III

Psychiatry PGY-III Residents 2009-2010 

The PGY-3 year focuses on outpatient skills and is designed to develop competence in a range of therapeutic modalities including group therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and pharmacotherapy.​​

PGY-3 Features

Outpatient Psychaitry focus.

Clinical Rotations

The PGY-3 year is an outpatient year, including longitudinal core experiences in outpatient psychiatry, long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy, CBT, DBT, group psychotherapy, child & adolescent outpatient psychiatry, expert consultation/advanced psychopharmacology, and geriatric psychiatry.


PGY-3 residents have 6.5 hours per week of protected didactic time. The PGY-3 curriculum focuses on expanding the skills and knowledge obtained in the first two years and includes seminars on:

    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Technique
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Technique
    • Group Therapy
    • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Technique
    • Psychodynamic Case Formulation
    • Child and Family Psychotherapy
    • Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
    • Personality Disorders
    • Evidence-Based Medicine
    • Addiction Psychiatry
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Career Planning
    • Telepsychiatry


Residents have extensive elective options to pursue research & scholarly projects and specialty clinics.

    • Research & scholarly projects
    • Chief residencies (R-4)
    • Addiction psychiatry, adolescent addiction psychiatry
    • Mental health & primary care, outpatient consultation-liaison psychiatry
    • Geriatric psychiatry
    • PTSD
    • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
    • Neuropsychiatry
    • Women’s health
    • Pain
    • Refugee mental health
    • Specialty clinics—anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder
    • Telepsychiatry
    • Forensic psychiatry
    • Emergency psychiatry

Scholarly Activities

Residents on the Integrated and Research Tracks continue with their protect time. Others residents are encouraged to complete their scholarly activity this year especially if they are aiming to publish in a National Journal or present their work at a national meeting.


2 calls/month (mix of home call + short call).