Psychiatry Residency Program

Resident Rotations and Training Facilities

Here you will find an example of the clinical rotation schedule from a previous year.  Schedules will vary depending on site availability, number of residents and resident needs. All rotations are within a 10-mile radius of the Health Science Campus and UTMC. 

Sections: PGY 1 | PGY 2 | PGY 3 | PGY 4 | Training facilities


PGY 1:

General Psychiatry Orientation Month: (1 month)

All PGY 1 residents start in July with an orientation month which gives the residents an overview of the various rotations they will be doing throughout their residency. This also gives them time to get acclimated with the duties and responsibilities of being on call by shadowing a senior resident for the first month. This is a unique mentoring experience that prepares interns for the transition to residency. 

Inpatient Psychiatry:

Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital: (2-3 months)
Inpatient psychiatric rotation where the residents get to work with an acutely ill population at a state hospital setting.

Flower Hospital Inpatient Psychiatric Service: (2-3 months)
Inpatient psychiatric rotation in a private hospital setting where residents gain experience working with patients with dual diagnoses and in acute crisis.

Neurology:

Neurology: (2 months)
Residents get the opportunity to work in both an inpatient and outpatient settings during their two months in Neurology. While on inpatient they will rotate at The Toledo Hospital with their primary inpatient service, consult service and stroke services. The outpatient portion at UTMC Health Science Campus allows the residents to work with a variety of attending neurologists who specialize in various fields of neurology.

General Medicine:

Emergency Department: (1 month)
As part of the medicine requirement of PGY 1 year, residents work in the Emergency Department at ProMedica's Flower Hospital where they will learn to assess and treat patients who have emergent medical and psychiatric issues.

General Internal Medicine Inpatient Service: (1 month)
Residents work on an inpatient medicine service at the ProMedica's Toledo Hospital as part of a team consisting of other Internal Medicine Interns, Senior Internal Medicine Residents, and Internal Medicine Attending Physicians.

Veterans Administration Outpatient Family Medicine Clinic: (2 months)
Residents work in a primary care setting treating the Veteran population.

UTMC Family Medicine Outpatient Clinic
Residents work in Outpatient Family Medicine Clinic at Glendale Family Medicine East. This practice is a comprehensive primary care plus (CPC+) site and this includes team-based care, integrated collaborative care, quality improvement projects and more. 


PGY 2:

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: (3-4 months)

Residents will perform psychiatric consultations at UTMC on patients who are admitted to the hospital for medical conditions patients presenting to the Emergency Department for either medical or psychiatric complaints. 

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: (2 months)

Residents rotate through inpatient and outpatient child and adolescent psychiatry at the Kobacker Center on the UTMC Health Science Campus. This gives the residents experience working with social workers and families as well as board certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists.

Emergency Psychiatry: (1 month)

Residents work in an emergency psychiatry setting at Flower Hospital, under the supervision of both Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry.   

Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry: (1-2 months)

Residents rotate at the Senior Behavioral Health Unit on the UTMC Health Science Campus working with a geriatric population consisting of mood disorder, psychotic disorders, and dementia related behavioral changes.

Addiction Psychiatry: (1 month)

Residents get the opportunity to work at UTMC Recovery Services and Detox Unit with patients with substance use disorders in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Residents also get to work in a buprenorphine clinic as part of the rotation.

Veterans Administration Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic: (2 months)

Residents work in an outpatient psychiatry setting treating the Veteran population.

Continuity Outpatient Clinic: (1/2 day every week throughout the year)

Residents complete new patient evaluations, medication management follow up appointments, and select psychotherapy patients, as part of a continuity clinic. Residents follow these patients through the remainder of residency. Residents are assigned to a supervising psychiatry attending with whom the residents staff and discuss these patients. Residents will be observed conducting new patient evaluations through a one way mirror by a psychiatry attending who will give real time feedback based on interview, assessment, and treatment plans. If a resident has interest in pursuing a child and adolescent fellowship, accommodations can be made to include a component of children and adolescent clinic.


PGY 3:

General Outpatient at UTMC: (12 months)

Residents will be observed completing new adult patient evaluations and medication management follow up appointments through a one way mirror by various psychiatry attendings, who will give real time feedback based on interview, assessment, and treatment plans. Residents carry a patient load that includes medication management and psychotherapy patients. Other available half-day outpatient clinics include child and adolescent, Ryan White HIV Clinic, and a longitudinal ECT experience. 

Veterans Administration Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic: (1 day, every other week, for 6 months)

Residents work in an outpatient psychiatry setting treating the Veteran population, and carry their own caseload.

Community Mental Health Outpatient Clinic: (1 half day a week for 6 months)

Residents work in an outpatient psychiatry clinic where they get exposure to the community mental health setting. They work with an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team at the Zepf Center for 3 month, and 3 months with the forensic ACT team at Unison, working with not-guilty-by-reason-of-insanity acquittees on conditional release. 


PGY 4:

Flower Hospital Inpatient Psychiatric Service: (1-2 months)

Inpatient psychiatric rotation in a private hospital setting where residents gain experience working with patients with dual diagnoses and in acute crisis.

Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry: (1 months)

Residents rotate at the Senior Behavioral Health unit on the UTMC Health Science Campus working with a geriatric population consisting of mood disorder, psychotic disorders, and dementia related behavioral changes.

Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry: (1 months)

Residents work in an outpatient psychiatry setting treating geriatric patients.

Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital: (1-2 months)

Inpatient psychiatric rotation where the residents get to work with an acutely ill population at a state hospital setting.

Veterans Administration Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic: (2 months)

Residents work in an outpatient psychiatry setting treating the Veteran population.

ELECTIVE ROTATIONS: (4 MONTHS)

Residents get the opportunity to do various elective rotations. The residents can do these electives in many number of settings and including locations not affiliated with the program if approved by the program. Examples of common elective include ECT, research, administrative, sleep medicine, neuropsychological testing, integrated care with internal medicine inpatient unit, and more.  Residents also have the opportunity to create unique electives for individual interests.

Continuity Outpatient Clinic: (1-2 half days every week throughout the year)

Residents conduct medication management follow up appointments as part of a continuity clinic. Residents follow these patients through the remainder of residency. Residents are assigned to a supervising psychiatry attending with whom the residents staff and discuss these patients.


Training Facilities:

Clinical Sites on the Health Science Campus of the University of Toledo

University of Toledo Medical Center

  • Rotations include Consultation Liaison, Detox Unit

SENIOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (INPATIENT UNIT)

  • Inpatient geriatric rotations

Kobacker Center

  • Inpatient  Child and Adolescent Psychiatry rotation

Ruppert Health Center

  • Department of Psychiatry General Outpatient Clinic (adults, children, geriatrics)
  • Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Services (psychotherapy, autism diagnostic center)
  • Recovery Services for continuity of care and step down from detox unit

Health Science Campus
The University of Toledo Health Science Campus

 

 
Clinical Sites Located in the Toledo Community

Flower Hospital

  • Private hospital setting
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Emergency Medicine rotation
  • Emergency Psychiatry rotation

The Toledo Hospital

  • Largest acute care facility in the Toledo area
  • Neurology rotation
  • Internal Medicine inpatient services

Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital

  • State hospital setting
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry and Forensics experiences

Toledo VA Outpatient Clinic

  • Rotations include outpatient internal medicine rotations and outpatient psychiatry rotations

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Last Updated: 6/27/22