Post Graduate Year 2
- 2 months New Hampshire Hospital (opportunity to work with adolescent inpatients)
- 4 months Veterans Administration Hospital CL and Inpatient
- 4-5 months Consultation/Liaison-Emergency Psychiatry
- 1.5 months Elective
- Addiction psychiatry clinic and intensive outpatient program ½ day per week for 6 months
- Outpatient Psychopharmacology Clinic (½ day/week at DHMC or VA) and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Goals and Objectives for the PGY 2 Year
Goals: Residents will develop expertise and proficiency in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of inpatients with psychiatric problems, psychiatric issues seen in medical patients, and substance abuse treatment.
- Residents will demonstrate excellent care in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of inpatients with psychiatric illness.
- Residents will demonstrate excellent care in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of the psychiatric issues seen in medical patients with psychiatric illness.
- Residents will demonstrate excellent care in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients with substance abuse issues.
- Residents shall acquire specific knowledge regarding the psychopharmacological management of psychiatric patients.
- Residents will demonstrate a basic understanding of theories of pathology of psychiatric disease.
- Residents will understand the diagnosis and treatment psychiatric problems in a medical setting.
- Residents will demonstrate knowledge the diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse issue.
Practice Based Knowledge and Improvement:
- Residents will be expected to obtain, evaluate, and utilize evidence from the scientific literature to inform their patient care.
- Residents will use direct feedback to improve their performance.
Interpersonal and Communication Skills:
- Residents will demonstrate an ability to communicate their treatment plans to patients and their families in an understandable way.
- Residents will display the ability to work on a multidisplinary outpatient team.
- Residents will effectively communicate and work with specialist from other disciplines.
- Residents will demonstrate professionalism at all times on this rotation including professional dress, professional attitude toward other staff, ethical behavior, and general standards of physician behavior.