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Postgraduate Years (PGY) 2-3

PGY-2

The PGY2 year consists of 12 months of general adult psychiatry, with six months each in the inpatient (hospital) and outpatient (ambulatory) settings.  Psychotherapy training will be integrated into the PGY2 year, with CBT and Group Therapies emphasized.  This year will be spent at both Royal Columbian Hospital and Surrey Memorial Hospital. Call requirements are the same across all UBC sites. Again, there are 4 weeks of vacation available each academic year, along with 5 days of paid conference leave.

SAMPLE Schedule PGY-2 Outpatient Psychiatry


Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Fridy

Morning

Outpatient Psychiatry follow-up appointments

Outpatient Psychiatry New Consult with supervision

Outpatient Psychiatry New Consult with supervision

Academic Day (No clinical duties)

STACER Mock Interview Course (Lunch provided)

Lunch

 Rounds

Rounds

Afternoon

CBT Depression Group with supervision

CBT Individual Case with supervision

Outpatient Psychiatry follow-up appointments

Academic Day (No clinical duties)

CBT Social Anxiety Individual Clients with supervision

SAMPLE Schedule PGY-2 Inpatient Psychiatry


Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Fridy

Morning

Inpatient Assessments,

Inpatient Assessments

Inpatient Assessments

Academic Day (No clinical duties)

Inpatient Assessments

Lunch

 Rounds

Rounds

Afternoon

Inpatient Assessments with supervision

Inpatient Assessments with supervision

Inpatient Assessments with supervision

Academic Day (No clinical duties)

Inpatient Assessments with supervision

PGY-3

The PGY3 year is divided into two core rotations of six months each: Child and Adolescent psychiatry and Geriatric psychiatry.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry core rotation is offered at Surrey Memorial Hospital.  It comprises of 3 months of outpatient (variety of teaching and specialty clinics) and 3 months of inpatient experience (mainly in the Adolescent Psychiatric Unit).  Longitudinal family and individual therapy is also part of the rotation.

Geriatric Psychiatry core rotations will be offered at Surrey Memorial Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital, Burnaby Hospital and Peace Arch Hospital.

SAMPLE Schedule PGY-3 Geriatrics Rotation 


Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Fridy

Morning

Inpatient and Consult Service

ECT

Inpatient and Consult Service

Academic Day (No clinical duties)

Inpatient and Consult Service

Lunch

         Clinical Case Conference (Lunch Provided)

Geriatric Psychiatry Directed Readings (Lunch Provided)

Afternoon

Outpatient geri psych clinic

Mental Health Team Outreach

 Mental Health Team Outreach

Academic Day (No clinical duties)

Inpatient and Consult Service