Psychiatry * Elective Course Description

Course Name:Psychosomatic Medicine (Subinternship)
Course Number:PS-453
Elective Type:A
Coordinator(s):Patrick Smallwood, MD
Patrick.Smallwood@umassmemorial.org
Department:Psychiatry
Sites Available:UMMHC-University Campus
Months Offered:May, July through April
Number of Students / Month:1
Prerequisites:Completion of 3rd year Psychiatry clerkship

Elective Description: Intensive experience in the diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders in medical/surgical settings and the Emergency Department, emphasizing interviewing skills, differential diagnosis, and a variety of treatment approaches. Students will perform evaluations, formulate diagnoses and treatment plans, provide direct patient care, consult to the patients' primary caregivers and participate in daily teaching rounds and regular case conferences. Students will learn about the role of the consultant.

Note:
Location: UMMHC- University
Website: http://www.umassmed.edu/psychiatry/