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Training Sites

Outpatient Clinics in Williams Pavilion
The Outpatient Mental Health Service treats adults presenting with a broad range of behavioral and emotional problems. While assigned to this service, residents learn and apply all core-competency based psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological modalities. There is always a psychiatry attending in the clinic, and multiple one-on-one supervisory sessions occur weekly with both psychiatrists and psychologists. Additional highlights include easily accessible opportunities for supervised marital and family therapy; specialty outpatient group therapy; extensive cognitive-behavioral therapies; psychological and neuropsychological testing; and attendance at off-site specialty clinics.

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Services at Women's and Children's Hospital of Oklahoma
This integral part of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences incorporates training in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychology, and Prevention Psychology. Our multi-disciplinary child Psychiatry clinic is the largest in the state. This 4th year rotation revolves primarily on outpatient services.Additional coverage includes the occasional inpatient consultation, as well as liaison work with other pediatric specialties, schools and community organizations. PGY II's to rotate on this service one month. PGY IV's spend another two months on this rotation.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)
The Oklahoma Medical Center has an agreement of affiliation with the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Oklahoma City. This hospital located across the street from the OUHSC campus.The VAMC has 400+ beds and over 160,000 outpatient visits per year. Residents rotate at VAMC for rotations on the inpatient psychiatric unit in the PGY1 and PGY2 year; on the consult and liaison psychiatry service in their 2nd year; and 2 days per week during their 3rd year in the outpatient clinic. In addition, at least some of the PGY I Medicine and Neurology rotations are completed at the VAMC. Residents spend just under half their time at the VAMC across the residency program. The VAMC mental health group has tremendous assets such as large numbers of psychologists integral to our teaching program, a PharmD with neuropsychology training, a substance -abuse unit, and a newly built geriatric psychiatry inpatient ward.The VAMC group is fully committed and integrated with our department, with all supervisory faculty holding academic appointments.

Additional clinical sites currently under development include, a private psychiatric hospital rotation, and a partial-hospitalization program.