Diagram of Clinical Rotations


6 Months

2 Months

4 Months

2 months
Medicine--U of C Service at Mercy Hospital

2 months Medicine—U of C or 2 months Pediatrics—U of C

2 months Neurology and/or Pediatric Neurology—U of C

2 months
C/L Psychiatry
U of C

Inpatient Psychiatry

2 months--NorthShore University Health System

2 months--U of C Service at Mercy Hospital


4 Months

2 Months

2 Months

2 Months

2 Months

Inpatient Psychiatry

2 months, NorthShore

2 months, U of C Service at Mercy Hospital

Chemical Dependency


Emergency Psychiatry

U of C

Community Psychiatry

Thresholds Assertive Community Treatment, NorthShore clinic and U of C Telepsychiatry clinic

Consult/Liaison Psychiatry

U of C

6 Months-MAC Chronic Care Clinic, plus 3 individual psychotherapy outpatients for the year


12 Months - U of C

Adult General Clinics
(12 months)

Child Clinics
(12 mos)

Specialty Clinics (6 mos)—
Personality Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Refractory Affective Disorders
Student Counseling

Med/Psych clinics (6 mos) including Transplant and Psycho-oncology

8 hours a week ongoing psychotherapy patients and supervision including CBT, psychodynamic psychotherapy, supportive psychotherapy, family therapy and group therapy


Required & Elective

Required:  Administrative Psychiatry Experience
Chief Residency--Overall Chief at U of C, Sub-chiefs on Inpatient Units, C/L, ER, Outpatient Clinics

Required:  Research in Psychiatry
Research project in either clinical or basic science with Department Faculty, Research Presentation to Department
Elective: may spend up to 75% time in research

Elective: Academic Psychiatry/Teaching
Lecturer and preceptor to medical students in psychiatry clerkship
Group leader for Clinical Skills course for first year medical students
Supervision/teaching for adult residents

Elective:  Outpatient Psychiatry
½ day or more per week in clinic, and/or 8-10 hours a week ongoing psychotherapy with supervision; may see 2-3 patients 2-3 times per week in intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy as part of the Intensive Sequence course

Other Electives::
Student Counseling and Resource Service at U of C
Rotations in Sleep Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Pain Clinic at U of C
Women's Mental Health
Forensic Psychiatry
Other electives may be arranged in consultation with individual faculty