Psychiatry Resident Training

Psychotherapy Rotation

UCS offers a supervised training experience in psychodynamic and/or cognitive-behavioral therapy. The training will include an on-site commitment at UCS for six or more hours per week for ten months. Supervision will be provided by a licensed mental health professional, typically a licensed psychologist or social worker and will occur on a weekly basis in both individual and group formats. One hour of direct clinical supervision and one hour of group supervision will be offered on a weekly basis. Residents have the opportunity to confer with a multidisciplinary staff regarding their own cases and those of others. Ongoing consultation with all professional staff is encouraged. Our multidisciplinary staff comprises a broad base of therapeutic perspectives, which will be helpful to the resident's integration of psychotherapy and medical treatment of clients.

Recent Residents in Training: David Liu, MD, 2010-11, Scott Martin, MD 2008-2010.

Medication Management Rotation

UCS offers a supervised training experience in psychiatric evaluation and medication management with the college student population. Residents will see clients at either the Counseling Service or Collegiate Behavioral Health at our Health Service location and will have the opportunity to work with the clinical staff at University Health Services. Residents are asked to commit to a minimum of four hours per week for two months. Supervision will be provided by UCS consulting psychiatrists On-site supervision and staffing of cases will be provided by a psychiatrist. Opportunity for multidisciplinary case review is also available to residents.

Recent Residents in Training: Joanna Koutros, MD, 2012-14, Kelly Andrezejczyk, MD, 2012-13, Mary Gabriel, MD, 2012-13, Lysette Ramos, MD, 2011-13, Pamelynn Esperanza, MD, 2011-12, Ashleigh Anderson, MD, 2011-12, Sonal Moratschek, MD, 2011-12, Sarah Lytle, MD 2011-12, Parikshit Deshmukh, MD 2010-11, Michelle Fulk, MD, 2010-11, Crystal Thomas, MD, 2010-11, Ron Lee, MD, 2010, Tiffany Thomas, 2009-10.

Contact Information

Please direct further questions to Aarti Pyati, PhD, Associate Director for Training at UCS or Susan Kimmel, MD., UH Department of Psychiatry and UCS.