Division of Education & Training
The Education Division of the Department of Psychiatry of the New Jersey Medical
School is committed to promoting excellence in the field of psychiatric education.
The division relies on a faculty of dedicated and talented educators who,
in the majority of cases, are also skillful clinicians. Our evidence-based curricula
offer cutting edge knowledge and teaching modalities, and emphasizes balance
among the biological, psychological and social sciences.
The main components of our division are:
The program is a fully accredited four year residency training program in general
adult psychiatry. It is committed to providing a comprehensive
education in all the important treatment modalities including psychopharmacology,
the psychotherapies, and ECT. Philosophically, the residency is founded
upon the bio-psycho-social model, which is reflected in the didactic and supervisory
& Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program
A fully accredited, two-year residency training program in child and adolescent
psychiatry is offered. Entrance to the program commonly follows completion
of the PGY-3 year, but exceptions are tailored to the individual needs of the
applicant. The training is designed to provide the fundamental knowledge and
skills essential for future effectiveness in academic and practice settings.
3) Medical Student Education Programs
The Department provides teaching throughout the medical school curriculum and has a core third year clerkship and a variety of clinical and research third- and fourth-year electives that take place in UH and BHSB. The Department provides supervision and education in all four years of medical school training.
4) Psychology Internship Program
A psychology internship program is offered in collaboration with University Behavioral Healthcare.
5) Grand Rounds
Our visiting lecturer series runs from September through late May/early June. The series covers a wide variety of topics which are presented by experts from across the country as well as our own faculty.