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Psychiatry Residency Training Program
 
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VI. COMPETENCY AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: PROCEDURES FOR ADDRESSING PERFORMANCE DISAGREEMENTS

CRITERIA FOR GRADUATION

To graduate from the program, and to be eligible to sit for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examinations in Psychiatry, residents must complete 48 months of approved training, including a PGY-1 year (see Application Procedures, for a description of acceptable PGY-1 experiences for those residents entering as PGY-2s).  To graduate, each resident must also:

  1. Complete, in a satisfactory manner, all required clinical rotations, as well as sufficient elective rotations to total 48 months of training.
  1. Pass an oral examination (“Mock Boards”) that includes interviewing a psychiatric patient and answering examiners’ questions regarding diagnostic formulation, assessment methods, and treatment approaches.
  1. Be approved for graduation by the department’s Resident Education Steering Committee (RESC).  In considering residents for graduation, the RESC considers clinical competence, interpersonal skills, ethical standards, and professional conduct.

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