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Adult Psychiatry


  1. To provide the student with a general and broad knowledge of psychiatry and a holistic (biological, psychological, social and cultural) approach to psychiatric problems and ailments.
  2. To develop knowledge of psychotherapeutic modalities and skills in diagnosis, treatment and management of the patient.


  1. Student will be assigned to the Division of Psychiatry.
  2. He/she may also be exposed to some patients in the private office practice of the preceptor.
  3. The student will participate with the diagnosis and treatment of the adult psychiatric hospitalized patient and in the emergency room evaluation of patients with psychiatric problems and the disposition planning of these patients.
  4. Student will participate on a limited basis in outpatient psychiatric clinic and seeing patients on the consult with the preceptor.

Night Call/Special Requirements:


Responsible Faculty/Rank:

  1. David Deckert, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NEOMED
  2. John Kasper, Jr., M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, NEOMED
  3. Joseph Varley, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, NEOMED
  4. Todd Ivan, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NEOMED

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