Duration

4 weeks (July through January)

Objectives

Our objective is to provide the senior medical student with exposure to addiction psychiatry.

Course Outline

This elective is a four-week experience on the Addictive Behavior Unit where medical students actively participate in the evaluation of patients with addictive disorders. The Addictive Behavior Unit provides inpatient detoxification, and day patient services. Students assist with treatment responsibilities and consults.

This rotation also provides a unique experience to evaluate patients seeking organ transplant.

Method of Evaluation

Rating by Medical Director of Addictive Behavior Unit.