The UC Davis Internal Medicine/Psychiatry Residency Training Program offers clinical rotations in a variety of settings. Ultimately, residents gain experience taking care of a diverse cross-section of the Sacramento Valley population.  All sites are conveniently located within a 15-minute drive from the UC Davis Medical Center.  

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UC Davis Medical Center

The primary academic teaching hospital is a 631-bed facility and serves as a level 1 trauma center and major tertiary care center for the central valley and northern California.  The hospital also serves significant uninsured and underinsured populations.

·       Inpatient medicine wards, MICU, CCU, hematology/oncology, specialty consult services

·       Consult-Liason service, psychiatry emergency service

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Sacramento County Health Center

FQHC that focuses on the urban underserved including Medicaid, uninsured, and undocumented individuals under Sacramento County’s Healthy Partners plan. Numerous languages are represented here including Spanish, Russian, Hmong, Mien, Chinese, Vietnamese, Hindi, Tagalog.

·       IM Continuity Clinic Site

·       Integrated Behavioral Health Clinic - An amazing opportunity to work with dually trained faculty. Patients can be seen for their psychiatric illness and primary care from a single provider.  Primary site for MS4 Combined Psy 421 elective

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Lawrence Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Outpatient clinic for privately insured, Medi-Care and Medi-Cal.

·       IM Continuity Clinic Site

·       Subspecialty Clinics (including collaborative care psychiatry)

·       Med-Psych Clinic - An integrated consultative clinic for complicated med-psych patients within our gen med clinic.

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Sacramento County Main Jail

Located in the heart of downtown Sacramento, the Sacramento County Main Jail houses 2,400 inmates and an 18-bed inpatient psychiatric unit for individuals with the highest psychiatric acuity.

·       Inpatient Psychiatry (Forensics)

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VA Northern California Health Care Center

The primary hospital for VA Northern California region which stretches from the East Bay to the California-Oregon border.

·       Inpatient medicine wards, ICU/CCU

·       Inpatient psychiatry

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Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center

·       Inpatient psychiatry and mental health intake/stabilization unit

 

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UC Davis Behavioral Health Center

Primary training site for PGY4 year including advanced psychopharmacology and psychotherapy practice (primarily CBT and psychodynamic).

·       Outpatient adult and child psychiatry

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Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente (North Sacramento) is a community hospital operated by the largest HMO in California

·       Inpatient medicine wards and ICU

·       Subspecialty Clinics

 

 

PGY-1 (rotate between IM and Psych every 3-4 months*)

Internal Medicine

Psychiatry

Ambulatory Medicine

6 weeks

Consult Liaison

8 weeks

Emergency Medicine

2 weeks

Emergency Psychiatry

4 weeks

Inpatient Medicine

12 weeks

Jail Psychiatry

4 weeks

Intensive Care Unit

4 weeks

VA Inpatient Psychiatry

8 weeks

Continuity Clinic

.5 day/week

Neurology

4 weeks

PGY-2 (rotate between IM and Psych every 3-4 months*)

Internal Medicine

Psychiatry

Ambulatory Medicine

4 weeks

Addiction Psychiatry

4 weeks

Cardiology Inpatient

4 weeks

Inpatient Psychiatry

20 weeks

Inpatient Medicine

12 weeks

Integrated MH Clinic

4 Weeks

Emergency Medicine

2 weeks 

 

 

Neurology

4 weeks 

 

 

Elective Rotation**

4 weeks

 

 

Continuity Clinic

.5 day/week 

 

 

PGY-3 (primarily IM)

Internal Medicine

Psychiatry

Ambulatory Medicine

2 weeks

Integrated MH Clinic

8 weeks

Cardiology / ICU

10 weeks

 

 

Inpatient Medicine

14 weeks

 

 

Medicine Consults

2 weeks 

 

 

Elective Rotation**

6 weeks

 

 

Med/Psych Elective

4 weeks

 

 

Research

2 weeks 

 

 

Continuity Clinic

.5 day/week 

 

 

PGY-4 (primarily outpatient Psych)

Internal Medicine

Psychiatry

Continuity Clinic

.5 day/week

Outpatient Psychiatry

- Psychotherapy

- Medication mgmt.

- Child psychiatry

52 weeks

Med/Psych Longitudinal Elective

 

.5 day/week

 

PGY-5 (rotate between IM and Psych with more integrated/elective opportunities)

Internal Medicine

Psychiatry

Ambulatory Medicine

2 weeks

Consult Liaison

8 weeks

Inpatient Medicine

4 weeks

Inpatient Psychiatry

8 weeks

Intensive Care Unit

4 weeks

Elective***

10 weeks

Geriatric Rotation

4 weeks

Research

2 weeks

Integrated MH Clinic

4 weeks

Continuity Clinic

.5 day/week

Pain Medicine

2 weeks

 

 

Elective Rotation**

8 weeks 

 

 

Continuity Clinic****

.5 day/week 

 

 

*: Intern to resident transition for Psych and IM respectably occurs in summer and winter of PGY2 year.

**: Medicine electives can be outpatient and inpatient experiences including cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, nephrology, infectious disease, palliative care, etc.

***: Psychiatry electives include interventional psychiatry (including ECT & TMS), collaborative care, toxicology, addiction, custom electives, etc.

****: During PGY-5 year residents may adapt continuity experience based on interests