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PGY1 Year

The year is divided into 13 blocks of 28 days.

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Inpatient Psychiatry
7 blocks
Neurology (both outpatient/consultation)
2 blocks
Inpatient Medicine
A minimum of 2 blocks
Ambulatory Medicine
1 block
Selective primary care (inpatient medicine, pediatrics, or emergency medicine)
1 block

PGY2 Year

Inpatient Psychiatry
6 months
Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry
3 months
Outpatient Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
1 month
Addiction Medicine/Psychiatry
1 month
Emergency Psychiatry
1 month

PGY2 residents also participate in an outpatient continuity clinic a half day a week on their academic day.

PGY3 Year

100% outpatient plus call responsibilities. Clinics include Ventura County Behavioral Health clinics, CMH outpatient clinic, and electives*.
12 months

PGY4 Year

Ventura County Medical Center consult liaison, geriatric psychiatry, and electives*.
12 months

*Electives include chief resident inpatient, chief resident outpatient, forensic, consultation/liaison, community psychiatry, further psychotherapy, cultural psychiatry, and additional research.