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PGY - 2

Post Graduate Year Two

Clinical rotations for the second-year resident provide broad-based experience in inpatient psychiatry both for acute and chronically mentally ill populations, consult-liaison psychiatry, night float, long-term psychotherapy, alcohol & drug treatment, geriatric psychiatry.

Clinical Rotations

Geriatric psychiatry (1/2 day for 2 months)
VA Chronically Mentally Ill  unit at 1H (1/2 day for 2 months)
Alcohol and drug treatment (1/2 day for 2 months)
UAMS Consult Service (6 weeks)
VA Consult Service (6 weeks)
Night Float (6 weeks)
VA Acute Inpatient unit at 3K (6 weeks)

In addition, residents spend one half day per week throughout the year in the adult outpatient clinic for long-term psychotherapy training. Each resident will treat at least three psychotherapy cases throughout the last three years of the program. These are used as teaching cases in psychotherapy supervision.


UAMS Consults

Night Float

Geriatric Psychiatry

VA Chronically Mentally Ill Unit 1H

VA Acute Inpatient Unit

VA Consults

Alcohol/Drug Treatment


On Thursday afternoons PGY 2 residents attend three lecture/seminar sessions. The first lecture of the afternoon is the child and adolescent series. The second session presents general psychiatry topics.  The third session covers psychotherapy theory. During the first two months of the PGY 2 year, residents receive special instruction in conducting psychotherapy through an innovative seminar series with experienced Psychotherapists.      

PGY II Residents are required to cover 5 call shifts (12 hour) for the entire year.  Optional Arkansas State Hospital and Northwest Arkansas PRI call is available. Residents are paid for these calls beyond their normal salary.


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