University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program
What's New in the Residency Program?
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- Expanded opportunities for training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
- Six weeks of inpatient Child Psychiatry available in PG-2 year at one of various specialized inpatient facilities at the Sheppard Pratt Hospital.
- All residents receive a longitudinal year-long outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry experience in their PG-3 year.
- Residents in their PG-4 year have the opportunity to train at the Center for Eating Disorders for 3 months. The Center is a nationally distinguished treatment center. Its directors have been recognized as top doctors in the area, and the center has been featured in Forbes.com, SELF Magazine, CNN.com, and on Voice of America Radio.
- All residents have the option of pursuing an integrated 5-year combined Adult and Child Psychiatry Program. Just as well, residents have successfully placed in a wide range of distinguished fellowship programs after completing their PG-3 year.
- A newly revamped call schedule in the PG-2 year that features a night float system.
- Expansions in the number of available PG-1 psychiatry training sites including rotations at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, and at the Program in Assertive Community Treatment.
- An Annual Residents' retreat at an outdoor adventure facility and ropes course to foster team work and help residents form better relationships with their peers.
- The psychotherapy training experience has now begun to offer PG-3 and PG-4 residents the opportunity to offer treatment to employees and staff affiliated with the medical center. This is in addition to opportunities previously available at each of the outpatient training sites.
December 8, 2010.
For more information, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians).