This outpatient US clinical experience will take place in Atlanta (approximately 15 miles north of downtown).
Monday - Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
Hours have been provided by the preceptor. Hours are subject to change at the preceptor’s discretion, but the minimum total hours will remain approximately the same.
Outpatient US Clinical Experience in Psychiatry
What you will do:
You will be under the supervision of a physician who is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology. Although the physician has completed training in both psychiatry and neurology, the practice is largely psychiatric in its focus although there are some patients with neurological conditions like dementia that may be seen for management of behavioral problems. The split between patients seen in this office is 80% psychiatry and 20% neurology. This physician has extensive experience educating medical students and international medical graduates. The physician has hospital privileges at Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center.
In this clinical experience, you will be asked to take on an increasing role in patient encounters. Under the preceptor's supervision, you will perform the initial interview and document the findings in the EMR. When documenting in the EMR, you will be asked to offer your diagnosis and recommendations, an ex
Who should consider this rotation:
International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking US clinical experience in psychiatry. IMGs seeking careers in family medicine or internal medicine will also find this rotation particularly useful since mental health problems are common in these specialties.
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During the rotation:
Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.