Our Psychiatry residents are encouraged to develop and pursue a variety of part-time clinical, administrative and educational or research tracts especially during PGY-4 to complement the required rotations and didactics and to further their individual interests.

Several well-supervised elective experiences are available at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix or at affiliated sites in the community and currently include:

  • Administrative Resident Positions in outpatient, consultation and inpatient settings.
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders Program at the VAMC.
  • Forensic Psychiatry.
  • Sleep Disorders.
  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.
  • Substance Abuse Programs.
  • Child Psychiatry inpatient, consultation and outpatient experiences.
  • Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Geriatric Psychiatry.
  • Emergency Psychiatry.
  • Research projects.
  • Psychopharmacology.
  • Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Memory Disorders Clinic.
  • Transcultural Community Psychiatry.
  • Toxicology.
  • Translational Genomics.
  • Women's Mental Health.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic.
  • Palliative Care.

Elective Seminars:

  • Research Design Seminar.
  • Biostatistics Seminar.
  • Medical Epidemiology Seminar.
  • Others.