Year 4 Electives
The elective focuses on interviewing, diagnosis and management of alcohol, opioid and other substance dependence disorders. It includes rehabilitation and outpatient counseling.
Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry
The Adolescent Psychiatric Service at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center allows the student to participate in the care of adolescents who have mood and anxiety disorders, behavioral disturbances, psychosis, learning disabilities, abuse histories and family problems. The student works with an interdisciplinary team, which makes individual and family diagnostic assessments and treatment decisions.
Child Psychiatry Acting Internship
The student participates in the care of children with psychiatric disorders such as attention deficit disorder, bipolar disorder and sexual abuse. There is flexibility about areas of study and clinical responsibility at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Child Psychiatry Consultation/Liaison Service
The elective focuses on the evaluation of children and adolescents. The major sites for evaluating children are inpatient medical wards at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Child Psychiatry IP & ER Consult
The rotation focuses on the evaluation of children and adolescents. The major sites for evaluating children is the emergency department. Child psychiatry faculty and fellows provide individual supervision.
The student performs psychiatric consultations on medical and surgical inpatients at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Students participate in the management of patients who present to the Psychiatric Emergency Service at Ridgeway at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Our Psychiatry Emergency Service serves approximately 10,000 patients per year.
Students participate in supervised clinical experiences in forensic psychiatry at Summit Behavioral Health Care, a state forensic hospital.
Students will observe and evaluate geriatric patients in the geriatric inpatient unit and in the outpatient clinic to develop skills in assessment of mental status and awareness of common psychiatric disorders in the older patient. Psychologic and emotional responses to the process of aging will be addressed.
Primary Care Psychiatry
Students participate in supervised clinical experiences in delivery of psychiatric care in primary care settings, and primary care in psychiatric settings.
Required Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Acting Internship
Students assist in the treatment of psychiatric inpatients at University of Cincinnati Medical Center at the level of an acting intern. Students see a broad spectrum of disorders including psychosis, mood disorders, substance use disorders and personality disorders.
This elective provides the student experiences with adolescents who have mood and anxiety disorders, behavior disturbances, psychoses, learning disabilities, abuse history and family problems. The student will work with an interdisciplinary team which makes individual and family diagnostic assessments and treatment decisions. The student will facilitate liaison with pediatric teams, attend/experience pediatric outpatient clinics and experience adult psychiatry in the Psychiatric Emergency Service.
Visiting Student Applications
Information regarding the application process for visiting students is available from the University College of Medicine Medical Student Education Office or at https://services.aamc.org/20/vsas/