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Program Highlights

  • Regularly scheduled mandatory med-psych conferences that the med-psych residents are excused from their work duties from all hospitals to attend
  • Research opportunities in medicine, psychiatry and combined
  • Regular social events for the med-psych residents
  • Med-Psych blackboard educational page
  • Residency directors are both med-psych trained
  • Both divisions are academically strong and provide unwavering support for our med-psych program
  • 100% board pass rate for the last 3 years
  • Excellent exposure to psychotherapy training
  • Opportunity for international electives
  • Located in the large metropolitan area of Atlanta where training involves a variety of sites including inner-city county hospital, academic tertiary referral center, geriatric hospital, and VA medical center. This allows the residents a broader educational experience and a diverse patient population.
  • Six dually trained IM-Psychiatry physicians on faculty as of 2015
  • Three combined medicine-psychiatry clinics at Grady providing centrally located, integrated care that our residents work in with combined trained faculty
  • Abbreviated internal medicine intern year status
  • The med-psych residents’ schedules are individually created with their input with the residency director to help focus on their career interests
  • Medicine clinic 4th and 5th year is optional opening up time for residents’ individual career interests
  • Distinction programs available to the med-psych residents through the department of medicine include urban health/social medicine, hospital medicine, global health, medical informatics, teaching/medical education, HIV medicine, quality improvement and women’s health.

 

Emory University Internal Medicine-Psychiatry Revised 2013 Sample Schedule

Year 1

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

*2 Months

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

*2 Months

Medicine Wards

Cardiology Wards

Medicine Subspecialty

Inpatient Psychiatry (Grady)

Psychiatry ER

MICU

 Ambulatory Care Outpatient Medicine

Medicine Wards

Outpatient Community Psychiatry

Inpatient Psychiatry (Grady)

12 months of one-half day of medicine continuity care

Year 2

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

*2 Months

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

*2 Months

Medicine Wards

Medicine Elective

Ambulatory Care Outpatient Medicine

Inpatient Psych (Emory or VA)

Geriatric Psych (Wesley Woods)

Neurology Inpatient Consults Medicine ER/NF (Grady)

Medicine Wards

Neurology Outpatient

Consult Liaison Psychiatry (Emory or Grady)

12 months of one-half day of medicine continuity care

Year 3

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 month

*2 months

Ambulatory Care Outpatient Medicine

Medicine Wards

Medicine Subspecialty

Inpatient Psychiatry

Psychiatry Elective

Substance Abuse Clinic Outpatient

MICU

Medicine Elective

Medicine Wards

Psychiatry Elective split with Child Psychiatry

Consult Liaison Psychiatry (Grady)

12 months of one-half day of medicine continuity care

Year 4

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

*6 Months

 Inpatient HIV Service (SIS) (Grady)

Medicine Wards

Ambulatory Care Outpatient Medicine

Medicine Subspecialty

Medicine ER/ NF (VA)

MICU

Psychiatry Outpatient Continuity Clinics: includes psychotherapy and psychopharmacology clinics with ½ day child psychiatry clinic per week

12 months of one-half day of psychiatry continuity care

Year 5

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

1 Month

*6 months

Medicine Wards

Medicine Geriatrics

CCU  (VA) Ambulatory Care Outpatient Medicine

Medicine Subspecialty

Medicine Elective

Psychiatry Outpatient Continuity Clinics: includes psychotherapy and psychopharmacology clinics with ½ day child psychiatry clinic per week

12 months of one-half day of psychiatry or medicine continuity care per resident choice