Clinical rotations are designed to provide exposure to a wide variety of patient populations and systems of care, increase levels of responsibility under supervision, offer leadership and team-based experiences, and allow the resident to explore selected opportunities tailored to their interests.
CRITERIA FOR GRADUATION
To graduate from the University of Washington Boise Psychiatry Residency Program and to be eligible to sit for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examinations in Psychiatry, residents must complete 48 months of approved training, including a PGY-1 year encompassing the necessary medicine and neurology rotations.
To graduate, each resident must:
- Complete, in a satisfactory manner, all required clinical rotations, as well as sufficient electives to total 48 months of training, all required psychotherapy training and assigned scholarly projects.
- Pass an oral examination that includes interviewing a patient and answering examiners’ questions about diagnoses, formulation, assessment methods, and treatment planning.
- Be approved for graduation by the program’s Education Committee. In considering residents for graduation, the Committee takes into account clinical competence, interpersonal skills, ethical standards, and professional conduct.