Curriculum Overview/Rotations

PGY-1 Rotations

  • Six months of Inpatient Psychiatry
    • Strong Memorial Hospital (SMH) General Adult Acute Service and CPEP
    • Rochester Psychiatric Center (RPC)
  • Four months of Internal Medicine
    • SMH Internal Medicine
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Behavioral Medical-Surgical Unit (BMSU)
  • Two months of Neurology
  • Call requirements during Psychiatry rotations: 4 calls per month

Sample Schedule

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
BMSU
Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8
General Adult Acute
Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12
General Adult Acute Vacation CPEP
Week 13 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16
Internal Medicine
Week 17 Week 18 Week 19 Week 20
Neurology
Week 21 Week 22 Week 23 Week 24
Neurology
Week 25 Week 26 Week 27 Week 28
RPC - Acute Services Unit
Week 29 Week 30 Week 31 Week 32
RPC - Acute Services Unit
Week 33 Week 34 Week 35 Week 36
CPEP Vacation
Week 37 Week 38 Week 39 Week 40
Emergency Medicine
Week 41 Week 42 Week 43 Week 44
Internal Medicine
Week 45 Week 46 Week 47 Week 48
General Adult Acute
Week 49 Week 50 Week 51 Week 52
General Adult Acute Vacation

PGY-2 Rotations

  • Four months Inpatient Psychiatry
    • SMH General Adult Acute Service
    • Rochester Psychiatric Center (Forensic Unit)
  • One month Inpatient Psychiatry on Geriatric Psychiatry Service
  • Two months Inpatient Psychiatry on Child and Adolescent Unit
  • Two months Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service
  • One month Addiction Psychiatry (Strong Recovery)
  • Three weeks (part-time) Eating Disorders Clinic
  • Three weeks (part-time) ECT
  • Office-based Practice: 2 hours/week for 5 months
  • Call requirements: 4 calls per month

Sample Schedule

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
Child & Adolescent
Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8
Child & Adolescent
Week 9 Week 10 Week 11 Week 12
General Adult Acute
Week 13 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16
Eating Disorders / ECT Vacation
Week 17 Week 18 Week 19 Week 20
RPC - Forensics Unit
Week 21 Week 22 Week 23 Week 24
RPC - Forensics Unit CPEP
Week 25 Week 26 Week 27 Week 28
Geriatrics
Week 29 Week 30 Week 31 Week 32
Strong Recovery
Week 33 Week 34 Week 35 Week 36
Vacation Consult Liaison
Week 37 Week 38 Week 39 Week 40
Consult Liaison
Week 41 Week 42 Week 43 Week 44
Consult Liaison CPEP
Week 45 Week 46 Week 47 Week 48
General Adult Acute
Week 49 Week 50 Week 51 Week 52
General Adult Acute Vacation

PGY-3 Clinics

For twelve months:

  • Adult Ambulatory Office-based Practice (3 half-days/week)
  • Long-Term Care Clinic and Seminar (Strong Ties) including the RPC Steve Schwarzkopf Community Mental Health Center (1 1/2 days/week)
  • Consultation Clinic: Perinatal Clinic (1 half day/month)
  • University Counseling Center

For six months:

  • Socio-Legal Practicum and Seminar (July-December) (1/2 day/week)
  • Elective Clinic (January-June) (1/2 day/week) Examples: PTSD Clinic at the VA, Deaf Wellness Clinic, Child Outpatient Clinic, University Counseling Center)
  • Call requirements: 3 calls per month

Sample Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

AM – Strong Ties

AM – Adult Ambulatory

AM – Family Therapy Supervision

AM – University Counseling Center

AM – Strong Ties

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH / GRAND ROUNDS

LUNCH

PM – Strong Ties

PM – Didactics

PM – Adult Ambulatory OR Perinatal Consultation Clinic OR Mental Health Services at Hall of Justice

July – Dec – Socio-Legal Clinic

Jan – June

Elective

PM – Adult Ambulatory OR Mental Health Services at Hall of Justice

PGY-4

For twelve months, the PGY-4 resident's schedule is largely elective. Five hours of office-based practice is required and there are two independent shifts in CPEP.

Sample Schedule

July 1 – August 21, 2011

Research – 1 day / week

Ambulatory clinic – 2 half days / week

Seminars/Case Conferences – 2 half days / week

Elective – ½ day / week

Strong Ties – ½ day / week

Scholarly project – ½ day / week

Chief responsibilities ½ day / week

August 22 – October 23, 2011

PBL – 3 half days / week

Ambulatory clinic – 2 half days / week

Seminars/Case Conferences – ½ day / week

Elective – ½ day / week

Strong Ties – ½ day / week

Scholarly project – ½ day / week

Chief responsibilities ½ day / week

October 24 – December 31, 2011

Research – 1 day / week

Ambulatory clinic – 2 half days / week

Seminars/Case Conferences – 2 half days / week

Elective – ½ day / week

Strong Ties – ½ day / week

Scholarly project – ½ day / week

Chief responsibilities ½ day / week

January 1 – March 31, 2012

Research – 1 day / week

Ambulatory clinic – 2 half days / week

Seminars/Case Conferences 2 half days / week

Elective – ½ day / week

Strong Ties – ½ day / week

Scholarly project – ½ day / week

Chief responsibilities ½ day / week

April 1 – June 30, 2012

Research – 1 day / week

Ambulatory clinic – 2 half days / week

Seminars/Case Conferences – 2 half days / week

Elective – ½ day / week

Strong Ties – ½ day / week

Scholarly project – ½ day / week

Chief responsibilities ½ day / week