UCSD Combined Family Medicine & Psychiatry
Overview of Required Rotations

First Year    
Rotation Location Length
Family Med Inpatient UCSD 6 wks
Internal Medicine UCSD 4 wks
Neurology Kaiser 4 wks
Newborn  UCSD 2 wks
Obstetrics UCSD 4 wks
Pediatrics Inpatient Rady s 4 wks
Psychiatry Inpatient UCSD/VA 18 wks
Surgery UCSD 4 wks
UCSD NICU UCSD  2 wks
½ day clinic weekly at St. Vincent De Paul for most rotations
     
Second Year    
Rotation Location Length
Addiction Medicine VA 4 wks
Adult Med Inpatient Chula Vista 4 wks
ED CL Float VA 4 wks
Emergency Medicine UCSD 2 wks
Fam Med Night Float UCSD 2 wks
MICU VA 4 wks
Newborn Nursery Navy Balboa 2 wks
Obstetrics Palomar 4 wks
Outpatient Surgery Various 4 wks
Psych Consult-Liaison UCSD 4 wks
Psychiatry ER Clinic VA 4 wks
Psychiatry Inpatient VA 16 wks
½ day clinic weekly at St. Vincent De Paul for most rotations
     
Third Year    
Rotation Location Length
Outpatient Psychiatry UCSD/SVDP 48 wks
2 ½ days of Fam Med at St Vincent Clinic weekly
     
Fourth Year    
Rotation Location Length
Child EAT  UCSD 4 wks
Child/Adolescent Psy Radys 4 wks
Dermatology UCSD 2 wks
ENT Various 2 wks
Fam Med Night Float UCSD 4 wks
Fam Med Ward Senior UCSD 4 wks
Geriatric Psych UCSD 4 wks
Ophthalmology UCSD 2 Wks
Orthopedics UCSD 4 wks
Outpatient Gynecology  Community 4 wks
Outpatient Pediatrics Kaiser 8 wks
Pediatric ER Radys 2 wks
Urology Kaiser 2 wks
2-3 ½ days clinic weekly at SVDP for all rotations
     
Fifth Year    
Rotation Location Length
Cardiology UCSD 4 wks
Combo/Psych Chief Various 24 wks
Electives Various 12 wks
Neurology Kaiser 4 wks
Sports Med Various 4 wks
2-3 ½ days clinic weekly at SVDP for all rotations

 

All years with 4 weeks of vacation. Didactics for both psychiatry and family medicine are built into the rotation schedules.

In addition to the rotations above, combined residents also complete the same longitudinal curricular requirements as their colleagues in the categorical family medicine and psychiatry residencies. These longitudinal experiences include: psychotherapy, continuity maternity care, and sports medicine.