Mar 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2021 Ed) 
2020-2021 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2021 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 30000 - Core Clerkship in Psychiatry (Memphis)

Cr Hrs: 6
Session Length: 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 6 credit hours. Core Clerkship in Psychiatry is a four-week requirement for all medical students. Students are assigned to a general inpatient service, or to a Consultation- Liaison Psychiatry Service, as their home base. Lectures, readings, case conferences, and mandatory exposure to Child Psychiatry and education in Electroconvulsive Therapy (live or on-line) round out the experience. The student is expected to gain a basic knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis, applied psychopharmacology, and non-pharmacologic treatment options. Emphasis is on information useful to students regardless of their future specialty choice. This clerkship is offered in Memphis year-round, and in Knoxville and Chattanooga during certain blocks.

Grade Mode: Standard

Instructional Method: Clinical-Required
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Regional One Health, Lakeside Behavioral Hospital, VA Medical Center, and Memphis Mental Health Institute (MMHI)
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of 1st two years and Step 1 taken

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Khyati Kothari -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Khyati Kothari -
Course Coordinator: Terika Miller - - 901-448-4561

Prior Authorization: No
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: No
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: No

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