Resident Rotations

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Below is an overview of the four years of training here at the Boston University Psychiatry Residency. Unless otherwise specified, one block is 4 weeks long. Click on each individual PGY year or rotation to read more.

 

PGY-1
BMC Internal Medicine (2 blocks) Bedford Medicine (1 block) Jamaica Plain VA Urgent Care (1 block) BMC Neurology (2 blocks)
BMC Psych ED (1 block) Bournewood Adult Inpatient Psychiatry (2 blocks) Bedford VA Inpatient Psychiatry (2 block) Brockton VA Inpatient Psychiatry (2 blocks)
1/2 day Didactics on Thursday afternoons (except when on Medicine rotations)
“Buddy call” during psychiatry rotations (evenings and weekends)

 

PGY-2
BMC C/L (1.5 blocks) West Roxbury VA C/L (1.5 blocks) Bedford VA Addiction (1 block) Bedford VA Interprofessional Outreach Team (1 block)
Solomon Carter Fuller Forensic Psychiatry (2 blocks) Bournewood Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry (2 blocks) Bedford VA Geriatric Psychiatry (2 block) BMC Emergency Psychiatry (1 block)
1/2 day BMC Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Continuity Clinic on Thursdays
1/2 day Didactics on Thursdays
Nightfloat (2 week blocks, 3 blocks/year) at West Roxbury VA and BMC

 

PGY-3
1/2 day BMC Outpatient Adult Psychiatry Clinic
1/2 day BMC Integrated Care in Primary Care Clinic
2 – 2 1/2 days Causeway VA Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Clinic
1 day Jamaica Plain VA Outpatient CBT Clinic for 6 months 1/2 day BMC Outpatient Child and Adolescent Clinic for 6 months
Nightfloat (1 week block, 3 blocks/year) and 24-hour calls at West Roxbury VA and BMC
1 day Didactics on Thursdays

 

PGY-4
1/2 day BMC Outpatient Adult Psychiatry Clinic
1/2 day Causeway VA Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Clinic
Electives ECT (2 weeks)
1 day Didactics on Tuesdays