The Psychiatry Clerkship is a six week program on three clinical campuses, Macon, Savannah and Columbus. The two programs are separate, utilizing unique clinical venues but the curricular goals, educational objectives and assessments are identical.
- The student will develop competency in psychiatric evaluation and treatment.
- The student will develop knowledge and skills that will assist in recognizing and treating psychiatric illness in primary care, emergency, and other non-psychiatric settings.
- The student will develop interview skills and skills in developing therapeutic alliances with patients.
- The student will develop the knowledge base necessary to pass USMLE steps 2 and 3 and to obtain the core knowledge in psychiatry and the behavioral sciences that is considered necessary to the practice of medicine.
Campus Specific Clerkship Manuals (2016-2017)
Course materials can be found within the Blackboard Learning Management System.