The PGY-1 psychiatry internship is designed to solidify core physician identity, knowledge, and skills and to develop competence in key building blocks of psychiatry. For those PGY-1 residents interested in pursuing a child psychiatry fellowship, the Child Interest Track offers the opportunity to exchange 2 months of internal medicine for 2 months of pediatrics and 1 month of neurology for 1 month of child neurology.
Denver Health Medical Center Electives
Denver County Jail Psychiatry
Veteran's Administration Medical Center Electives
|University of Colorado Hospital Electives|
Refugee Mental Health
|Student Mental Health|
|Infectious Disease/ HIV Psychiatry|
|Promise Clinic (Perinatal Mental Health)|
|Imagine LGBTQ+ Clinic|
|ARTS Addiction Psychiatry (Addiction Research and Treatment Services)|
|Integrated Transgender Clinic|
|Women's Behavioral Health Clinic|
|START Clinic (Stress, Trauma, Adversity Research and Treatment)|
|NES (Non-Epileptic Seizures) Clinic |
|New Parent Rotation|
|Community Mental Health Sites|
|Colorado Coalition for the Homeless|
|University of Denver Student Mental Health Clinic|
|Mental Health Center of Denver|
The Wellness Interest Group
This is a faculty led interest group with residents from all years. They meet every two months to discuss resident wellness as it relates to the program.
Julie Wolfe is the faculty sponsor of this group, if you are interested in joining you can reach her @ JULIE.WOLFE@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
The Psychedelic and Experiential Medicine Interest Group
Psychedelic and experiential medicine have rapidly changing regulatory and cultural landscapes- with ever-increasing investigations, growing use cases, and FDA-approved treatments on the horizon. Psychedelic and experiential medicine hold great promise as therapeutics for an expanding range of mental health conditions, but perhaps more importantly offer a potential paradigm shift in brain health and mental health treatment. These therapies alter foundational constructs by facilitating profound experiences and modulate brain circuitry and networks which are believed to 1) potentiate sustained, positive change in attitudes and values, personality, and mindfulness and 2) reduce suffering due to refractory psychiatric and psychological ailments.
Preeminent medical and academic centers, non-profit organizations, and pioneers of industry are developing sophisticated systems which will provide unique opportunities and careers for those with demonstrated interests and knowledge of this re-emerging, but still nascent field. Moreover, the pursuit of more efficacious treatments, with novel agents and modalities, represents an extraordinarily compelling line of inquiry. Naturally, increasing numbers of researchers and clinicians are seeking training and educational opportunities focused on psychedelic and experiential medicine. Our interest group cultivates a space to critically appraise foundational concepts in this burgeoning field through various scientific, ethical, and political lenses and creates opportunities to expand its boundaries. We facilitate this exploration through a structured reading seminar, expert speaker and panel discussions, participation in novel research, and networking opportunities.
If you are interested in this interest group, please reach out to Micheal Tarver @ MICHEAL.TARVER@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
UCH is located at the Anschutz Medical Campus. This beautiful state-of-the-art facility is the tertiary care leader of the Rocky Mountain Region. It embraces a patient-centered philosophy and serves both private and public sectors. Psychiatry Residents rotate through Medicine, Neurology, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Outpatient Psychiatry along with many other electives at UCH.
DHMC is the urban hospital serving the City and County of Denver. The hospital serves as a regional trauma center serving Colorado and surrounding states. Psychiatry Residents rotate through Medicine, Neurology, Inpatient Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and many other electives at Denver Health.
The Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center is the tertiary hospital for VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. It is a 1.2 million square foot campus, spread over 31 acres, providing Veterans from the Colorado region private inpatient rooms, new services and innovative care. Psychiatry Residents rotate through the VA for Inpatient Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Outpatient Psychiatry and many other electives.
Children’s Hospital Colorado is a private, non-profit, tertiary-care pediatric hospital which serves the Denver metropolitan area, Colorado, and the greater Rocky Mountain region.
The Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado provides the highest quality mental health services to children, adolescents and their families. We strive to deliver evidence-based, family-focused and youth-centered services that make a difference. In addition to our cutting-edge clinical services, we are also dedicated to training the next generation of mental health professionals and conducting research to advance the field of child and adolescent mental health.
Our interdisciplinary teams include psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, nurses and creative art therapists who specialize in addressing the unique treatment needs of each and every child and adolescent we serve. We provide a complete continuum of psychiatric services including outpatient, partial hospitalization, inpatient and emergency services for children and adolescents. We treat children from birth to 18 years of age. No matter the challenge, we collaborate with families to promote healthy outcomes.
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