Rotation Schedule

Rotation Schedule

6 month on service

  • 3-6 months Inpatient, some interns will rotate on Consult and Emergency Psychiatry
  • EPS weekend shift (12 hours) average 3 per month
  • EPS weekday evening shifts (5pm - 10pm) average 3 per month
  • Half day per week dedicated for didactics in addition to Academic Hour Conference on Thursdays during lunch

6 months off service

  • 2 months of Internal Medicine
  • 2 months of Neurology
  • 1 month of Pediatrics
  • 1 month of Emergency Medicine
  • Call schedule and weekend determined by service, except Emergency Medicine month, when interns take 3 overnight shifts in EPS

Sample Schedule

July
Inpatient
August
Neuro
Sept
Neuro
Oct
Medicine
Nov
Inpatient
Dec
Inpatient
Jan
Inpatient
Feb
Inpatient
Mar
Inpatient
Apr
Consult
May
EPS
June
Consult
  • 2-5 months Inpatient (U of L, Norton, Central State Hospital)
  • 1-3 months Consult Service (U of L and Norton Hospital)
  • 2-3 months Night Float/EPS
  • 1 month Addiction Psychiatry (Residential program at the VA)
  • 1 month Geriatrics (Inpatient at the VA)
  • 2 months Child and Adolescent (Inpatient)

During the PGY2 year, residents begin seeing therapy patients in the outpatient clinic (1/2 day per week).

Sample Schedule

July
Geriatrics
August
Inpatient
Sept
Inpatient
Oct
Consult
Nov
Child
Dec
Child
Jan
NF/EPS
Feb
CSH
Mar
CSH
Apr
NF/EPS
May
Consult
June
Addiction

12 months of outpatient psychiatry at the following sites:

  • HCOC - U of L's outpatient clinic
  • Centerstone - Community mental health
  • VA - 2 local outpatient clinic
  • Various combinations of 3 month rotations can be accommodated if residents have preferences for their outpatient sites
  • Half day per week dedicated to continuity therapy clinic
  • Specialty outpatient clinic at the HCOC include geriatrics, Suboxone, bipolar disorder and telepsychiatry clinics

Sample Schedule

July
HCOC
August
HCOC
Sept
HCOC
Oct
HCOC
Nov
HCOC
Dec
HCOC
Jan
CSH
Feb
CSH
Mar
CSH
Apr
VA
May
VA
June
VA
  • Senior resident on inpatient units
  • Inpatient at Central State Hospital, The Brook
  • Elective rotations
  • Half day per week dedicated to continuity therapy clinic
  • Optional half day per week telepsychiatry clinic

Sample Schedule

July
Elective
August
Senior
Sept
Senior
Oct
Elective
Nov
Brook
Dec
Brook
Jan
Senior
Feb
Senior
Mar
Elective
Apr
Elective
May
CSH
June
CSH

Educational Activities consist of M&M, Journal Club, Grand Rounds, Residency Education Committee, Resident Association Committee, etc.