Elective rotations are opportunities for residents to pursue specific academic and clinical interests, further hone skills and training, and to complete schedules once required rotations are fulfilled. There are a variety of elective rotations to choose from, and developing new electives and rotations is encouraged.

Elective rotations include experiences in:

  • Forensic Psychiatry
    prison (maximum and minimum security), civil and criminal evaluations
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    outpatient and nursing home care
  • Long-term care
    developmentally disabled adults, geriatric populations, and custodial care
  • Substance abuse and recovery
    methadone, suboxone, recovery treatment centers
  • Community outpatient clinics
    hospital-based and private practice experience
  • Health and Welfare
    community outreach and systems-based care, crisis response exposure
  • Consult Liaison
    adult and child experiences available
  • Psychotherapy Continuity Clinic

Other Elective Choices

  • Palliative Care
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Chronically Mentally Ill
  • Working with homeless populations
  • Inpatient psychiatry
  • Medical student teaching
  • Research
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Women’s health and domestic violence
  • Student mental health