Rotation Assignment Example
(individual schedules vary depending on academic trajectory)
- 3 months Inpatient Psychiatry
- 3 months Consult / Liaison (CL) Psychiatry
- 4 months Internal Medicine (1 inpatient)
- 2 months Neurology
*Plus Emergency Psychiatry experience on call
- Up to 5 months Selectives / CL Psychiatry
- Up to 7 months Inpatient Psychiatry
*Plus Emergency Psychiatry experience on call and one half day each week of outpatient psychiatry
- 12 months Outpatient Psychiatry
- 1 month Addiction
- 1 month Child and Adolescent
- 1 month Geriatric
- 1 month Forensics
- 2 month Community
- Up to 6 months of electives
*Plus one half day each week of outpatient psychiatry
Possible Electives (E1-E6): CBT, ECT/Neuromodulation, Junior Attending, State Hospital, Teaching Resident, and more!
Vacation time taken at any time throughout the year each year upon approval from supervisors and Program Director.
- Approximately 2-week-long rotations where residents work overnight and gain experience in inpatient and CL psychiatry
- First year residents do night float from Sunday evening through Saturday morning from 8pm-8am. They cover consults from UF Health Shands Hospital and the VA during their shift, as well as emergencies on the VA inpatient units. Residents have the option of staying home or using overnight rooms at the VA or UF Health Shands Hospital.
- Upper level residents do night float from Sunday evening through Friday morning from 7pm-7am. They cover UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital during this shift. Residents are required to be in house.
Call is taken only by 1st and 2nd year residents.
- Weekend call- There are two types of weekend call:
- UF Health Shands Call: Shands resident is responsible for seeing follow up patients that were signed out by the weekday consult team and any new consults that come during their shift. They cover UF Health Shands. This is from 8am-8pm.
- VA Ward call: Ward call resident is responsible for rounding and writing notes on all the inpatients at VA. This is from 8am-8pm.
- Weekday call- There are two types of weekday calls:
- UF Health Shands Short call: Shands short call is from 4pm-8pm and the resident is responsible for seeing any new consults at UF Health Shands. They sign out to night float resident at 8pm, and call is considered home call.
- VA short call: VA short call is from 4-8pm and the resident is responsible for covering the inpatient units and consults at the VA. Residents must go in to do consults, direct admissions, and for certain medical emergencies (chest pain, falls, seizures, and seclusion/restraint), otherwise call is from home. They sign out to night float at 8pm.