A Day in the Life of a Resident

Click on the links below to read more about what a typical day in the life of a PGY1, PGY2, PGY3, or PGY4 psychiatry resident is, written in their own words!

A Day in the Life of a PGY-1 Resident

Edom Seyoum, MD
Class of 2023

Hi, my name is Edom Seyoum and I am a PGY-1 at the Boston University Medical Center General Psychiatry Residency Program. Like many other psychiatry programs, our intern year is split between psychiatry rotations and off-service rotations.

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A Day in the Life of a PGY-2 Resident

Alexander Chang, MD
Class of 2022

Hi, my name is Alex Chang, and I’m a PGY-2 resident. During 2nd year, we start doing only psychiatry rotations. We also get 1 elective month, which can be either utilized for research time or an international elective. In fact, I’m writing this now while on my away rotation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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A Day in the Life of a PGY-3 Resident

Emmalee Boyle, MD
Class of 2021

My name is Emmalee Boyle and I am a PGY-3 Resident at BMC. What I have enjoyed most about 3rd year of residency is the development as both a therapist and a psychiatrist.

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A Day in the Life of a PGY-4 Resident

Joanne Lataillade, MD
Class of 2020

Hello! My name is Joanne Lataillade and I’d like to tell you about my PGY4 year! PGY-4 year is a nice change in that the year focuses on Psychiatry electives of the resident’s own choosing.

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Archive: 2018