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Courses in Psychiatry (PSY)

Lower Division

92. Willow Clinic (1-2)

Clinical activity—2-6 hours; seminar—1-2 hours. Open to lower division undergraduate students. Student run clinic for undergraduate students interested in learning about and meeting the unique health care needs for the homeless population. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Han, McCarron

Upper Division

192. Willow Clinic (1-2)

Clinical activity—2-6 hours; seminar—1-2 hours; lecture—1-2 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor; UC Davis enrollment; upper-division standing. Student run clinic for upper division students interested in learning about and meeting the unique health care needs for the homeless population. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)— F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Han, McCarron

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: advanced standing and consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: advanced standing and consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

298. Directed Group Study For Graduate Students (1-5)

Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.

299. Special Study for Graduate Students (1-12)

Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.)

Professional

403. Fundamentals of Clinical Psychiatry (3)

Clinical activity—1 hour; lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: approval of SOM Committee on Student Progress; Restricted to medical students only. Psychiatric interviewing, Mental Status Exam and diagnosis. Major child and adult disorders, including substance abuse and dependence. Weekly student interviews of psychiatric patients in small group format. (P/F grading only.)—W. (W.) Hah, Newman

410. Klingenstein Summer Elective (2.5)

Clinical activity—20 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. During this "mini-clerkship," fellows will attend clinics, in-patient settings, and clinicians' offices. They will meet weekly to present cases and review current literature, and will complete a summary narrative at the end of their experience. (P/F grading only.)—S. (S.)  Horst

410L. Klingenstein Longitudinal Elective (2)

Clinical activity—5 sessions; laboratory/discussion—10 sessions; discussion—2 sessions. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Year-long mentoring program provides clinical exposure to child and adolescent psychiatric healthcare during a medical student's pre-clinical years. (P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—W, S, Su. (W, S, Su.) Horst

412. Psychiatry Grand Rounds (1)

Lecture—1 hour. Prerequisite: medical students or staff or other qualified mental health professionals with consent of instructor. Weekly conference at UCDMC for presentation of selected clinical cases, presentation of lecture and research reports. (H/P/F grading only.)—W, S, Su. (W, S, Su.) Scher

413. Outpatient Psychiatry Clerkship (6)

Clinical activity—36 hours; conference—2 hours; lecture—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 430 and/or consent of coordinator. Experience in clinical management/treatment of adult outpatients with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders; crisis management/intervention, evaluation/development of diagnosis and treatment plan; emphasis on outpatient psychopharmacology/brief psychotherapy; observation of group therapy. Individual supervision by faculty/residents. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Ton

414. Psychosomatic Medicine Clerkship (3-12)

Clinical activity—32 hours; discussion—8 hours. Prerequisite: Psychiatry Clerkship or consent of instructor; medical students only. A large university hospital service in which the student functions as a member of the team in evaluation, management and psychiatric liaison with other medical specialties. Intensive supervision from senior staff and psychiatric residents. May be repeated two times for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Liu

415. Telemedicine Clinical Elective (3-9)

Clinical activity—20 hours. Prerequisite: MS 4 with consent of Instructor. Fourth-year medical student elective in Telemedicine focusing on psychiatric issues. Align with University, School and Center for Health and Technology mission of rural outreach and public health, particularly in primary care. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Hilty, Ton

416. Child Psychiatry Clerkship (6)

Clinical activity—36 hours; lecture/discussion—2 hours; conference—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 430 and/or consent of instructor. Didactic and clinical inpatient, outpatient, and consultation-liaison experiences with children, adolescents and families. Clinical observations, diagnostic assessment, and treatment will be undertaken with close supervision. Literature review and case conferences presented on a regular basis. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Ton

417. Jail Psychiatric Clerkship (6)

Clinical activity—28 hours; conference—8 hours; lecture—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 430 and/or consent of course coordinator. Students gain experience, under close faculty supervision, assessing acute and chronic mentally ill inmates in both inpatient and clinic settings. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Ton

418. Off-Campus Clinical Experience (3-9)

Clinical activity—20-40 hours. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical students; consent of instructor. Clinical or research elective in off-campus medical school or mental approval of instructor and individual in charge of off-campus setting. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

420. Acting Internship in Psychiatry (62)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: course 430 and/or consent of course coordinator. Acting intern position with close faculty supervision with emphasis on biological psychiatry, psychopharmacology and psychodynamic aspects appropriate to diagnostic and long-term patient management. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Liu

421. Combined Medicine-Psychiatry Clerkship (3-6)

Clinical activity—32 hours; discussion—8 hours. Prerequisite: Psychiatry Clerkship or consent of instructor; medical students only. Students will rotate through the county Primary Care Clinic under the supervision of dual-boarded Psychiatry and Internal Medicine/Family Practice Faculty to provide medical care of indigent and uninsured patients as well as primary care for psychiatry patients. May be repeated for credit two times. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Han, Scher

422. Readings in Psychiatry (1-3)

Readings/discussion—3-9 hours. Independent reading of a selected topic in psychiatry. Supervision and discussion with a psychiatry faculty member. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Scher

423. Willow Clinic (3-12)

Prerequisite: open to medical students in all four years of medical school. Student run clinic for medical students interested in learning about and meeting the unique health care needs for the homeless population. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Han, McCarron

424. Functional Genomics (2)

Lecture—1 hour; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of the instructor. The theory, methods and principles of functional neurogenomics with emphasis on the relationship to molecular mechanisms involved in development and disease of the nervous system. (H/P/F grading only.)—W. (W.) Choudary

430. Psychiatry Clinical Clerkship (12)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress. Assigned to clinical settings, students build upon the skills gained in preclinical years; emphasis on diagnostic, therapeutic and interpersonal skills. Areas of focus include patient management, interviewing skills, mental status exam, differential diagnosis, basic psychopharmacology, crisis assessment, intervention and case referrals. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. Cox

430FA. SJVP Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship at UCSF Track 1 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—S. (S.) Ton

430FB. SJVP Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship at UCSF Track 1 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—Su. (Su.) Ton

430FC. SJVP Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship at UCSF Track 1 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—F. (F.) Ton

430FD. SJVP Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship at UCSF Track 2 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—F. (F.) Ton

430FE. SJVP Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship at UCSF Track 2 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—W. (W.) Ton

430FF. SJVP Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship at UCSF Track 2 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—S. (S.) Ton

430TA. TeachMS Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship (A) (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Promotions; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Medicine for 24 weeks. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—F. (F.)  Ton

430TB. TeachMS Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship (B) (6)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Promotions; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Medicine for 24 weeks. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—W. (W.) Ton

430TC. TeachMS Longitudinal Psychiatry Clerkship (C) (2)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Promotions; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Medicine for 24 weeks. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—S. (S.) Ton

439D. Directed Clinical Studies in Psychiatry (1-12)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Individual directed studies in extended preparation for modified curriculum or to complete a clinical rotation following a leave of absence. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

439R. Directed Studies in Psychiatry (1-12)

Clinical activity—30 hours; independent study—10 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Individual directed studies in extended preparation for remediation of all or part of clinical rotation. Clinical studies to accommodate and satisfy remedial work as directed by the Committee on Student Progress and approved by the course IOR. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

480. Insights in Psychiatry (1-3)

Clinical activity—3–9 hours. Prerequisite: first- or second-year medical student in good academic standing; consent of instructor. On individual basis, student provided with an opportunity for gaining insight into various clinical activities in the practice of psychiatry. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Cox

488. Acting Internship in Inpatient Psychiatry, Away Rotation (6)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: Psychiatry Clerkship and/or consent of course coordinator. Inpatient acting internship at approved non-UCDHS affiliated training program that provides experience and preparation for ambulatory medical care. Students perform as an intern, with a smaller number of patients, greater supervision, and responsibility for the ongoing care of assigned patients. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  

489. Acting Internship in Ambulatory Psychiatry, Away Rotation (6)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: Psychiatry Clerkship and/or consent of course coordinator. Outpatient acting internship at an approved non-UCDHS affiliated training program that provides experience and preparation for ambulatory medical care. Students perform as an intern, with smaller number of patients, greater supervision, and responsibility for the ongoing care of assigned patients. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)  

493. Culture, Medicine and Society (6)

Seminar—12 hours; clinical activity—16 hours; independent study—8 hours; discussion—4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to UC Davis School of Medicine students only. Students will learn about the epidemiological significance of health disparities and barriers to access to health care. Covers (1) Epidemiology/Health Disparities; (2) Society and Medicine; (3) Cinemeducation; (4) Reflection/Integration. (H/P/F grading only.)—S. (S.) 

498. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Approved for graduate degree credit. Medical students desiring to explore particular topics in depth. (H/P/F grading only for graduate or medical students.)

499. Research (1-12)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Approved for graduate degree credit. Individual research on selected topics or research projects. (H/P/F grading only for graduate or medical students.)

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