Make sure to review the Orientation Information link first before reading your site specific reporting instructions.

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.
MANDATORY Orientation for the first Monday.  ALL students must attend.

Reporting Time:          9:00 A.M.

Reporting Place:        
Institute for Juvenile Research (IJR)
Room 361
1747 West Roosevelt Rd
Students should be prepared to report to their respective clinical sites on that Monday following orientation.  Visit the web site for theDepartment of Psychiatry.

Program Director:      Joseph Cooper, MD
Director of Graduate Medical Education Programming
1747 West Roosevelt Road
Email: [email protected]

Education Manager: Virginia Quiroz
Email:
[email protected]

M3 Clerkship Director: Sean Blitzstein, MD
Psychiatry Clerkship Director
Phone: (312) 569-6938
Email: [email protected]

Clerkship Coordinator: Graciela Bernal
Phone: (312) 996-4981
Email: [email protected]

Updated: 4/2/19

All Students MUST attend the first Monday orientation:
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Institute for Juvenile Research (IJR)
Room 361
1747 W. Roosevelt Road

Click here for a Map of Clerkship Sites Locations

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.
Orientation for the first Monday:

Reporting Time:        9:00 A.M.

Reporting Place:        Sean Blitzstein, MD
University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago – Department of Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd., Room 361

Advocate Christ Medical Center:

Site Director:            Leah Ustas, MD
Department of Psychiatry
Advocate Christ Medical Center
4440 West 95th Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Site reporting instructions will be given out at the general orientation for all students doing their psychiatry rotation.

Hospital Prerequisite:   

Health Certifications including an updated TB skin test, all titers, respirator certification procedure and completed hospital forms can be accessed at: http://www.advocatehealth.com/body.cfm?id=1113

All paperwork should be faxed to:

Cherie Overcast
Coordinator, Office of Medical Education
Advocate Christ Medical Center
fax:  (708)-684-4924

Hospital Forms: 

1.    Medical Student Information Form http://www.advocatehealth.com/documents/education/medinfo.pdf

a.    Must be completed for EVERY rotation scheduled at an Advocate Hospital/Medical Center

2.    Medical and Immunization Clearance Form http://www.advocatehealth.com/documents/education/immune.pdf

    1. Vaccination/Immunity Status- student must indicate the date of the immunity titer and circle the result. If no titer, please indicate vaccination dates as listed.
    2. TB information must be current within one (1) calendar year of the rotation start date. If your TB test expires during your rotation you are required to get an updated test prior to the rotation start date. If you’re current TB test was positive, proof of a negative chest x-ray or medical clearance is required. If you had a positive TB test in the past, a screening questionnaire completed within one year of your schedule rotation is sufficient for clearance.
    3. Every student, rotating on a clinical service, must be fit tested for a TB mask. The date and type of mask must be indicated on the medical clearance form.
    4. The student is required to sign the form to verify the accuracy of the information.
  1. TB Questionnaire (as applicable)
    http://www.advocatehealth.com/documents/education/tb.pdf
  2. Computer Access Forms (as applicable)
    1. Care Connection – Non-Employee and Confidentiality Agreement   If student is not in compliant, you will not receive clearance for a Christ Photo Identification Card. ID Photos are issued in Security

Further site reporting instructions will be provided at orientation.

Advocate Christ Medical Center Overview

Advocate Christ Medical Center
9401 S. Pulaski for outpatient

Address/Location:
4440 West 95th Avenue, Oak Lawn, Il 60453 Go in front door located on cross street Kostner Avenue. Go to fifth floor using B elevator. Report to 5 East Unit reception area.

Public Transportation/Parking:
Click here for a map of Advocate Christ MC

Parking is located in lots 1, 2 and 3, all east of the front of the hospital, and is free. Will need transponder from medical education department if parking after 8:30 am, otherwise no need for it.

Clinical Rotations

Mornings consist of either consults or inpatient work in the hospital and will be balanced over the course of the rotation. Afternoons consist of outpatient network in general and geriatric psychiatry.

Call Schedule and Location
No Call

Highlights/Unique Features
Good balance of consults, inpatient, and outpatient work. Allows good window into what private group practice is like if this is an interest for the student. Can concentrate on neuropsychiatry/geriatric psychiatry if student wishes.

Resident/Attending Involvement
Supervision is by attendings. Family practice residents through the Advocate Christ system rotate every other month but will not supervise students. This will be done by attendings.

Amenities
Meals are at same discounted rate as employees of the hospital.
Updated: 6/14/16

Psychiatry – Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 3 weeks before the rotation start date.


Orientation for the first Monday:

Reporting Time:            9:00 A.M.

Reporting Place:             Sean Blitzstein, MD
University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago – Department of Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd
Room 361

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital:

Site Director:                 Maya Ramic, MD
Department of Psychiatry
Phone:  (847) 723-5807

Site Coordinator:          Marisol Hernandez-Martinez
Phone:  (847) 723-6464
Fax:  (847) 723-5029
Email: [email protected]
Website:  http://www.advocatehealth.com/body.cfm?id=1513

Reporting Place:             Lutheran General Hospital
Medical Student Office, 6 South
1775 Dempster Street
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Further site reporting instructions will be provided via email the week prior to the rotation start date.

Lutheran General Hospital Overview

ADDRESS/LOCATION
1775 Dempster Street
Park Ridge, IL 60068

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION/PARKING
Free parking is available on the North side of Dempster on any open surface lot.  Students are not permitted to park in any garage or lot that needs a token, is gated, or barricaded.  Parking in these areas may result in a parking citation.

CLINICAL ROTATIONS
Primary focus is general adult inpatient psychiatry.  Medical students may also see child, adolescent, and/or geriatric patients.

CALL SCHEDULE AND LOCATION
Students are on-call at the hospital 2 times, no more than once per week, Monday through Friday (there are no calls during the 1st week of the clerkship).

HIGHLIGHTS/UNIQUE FEATURES 
Full continuum of care – child, adolescent, adult, old-adult for all levels of care – inpatient, day hospital, outpatient for both psychiatry and addictions.

RESIDENT/ATTENDING INVOLVEMENT
Students are assigned to a resident and they work primarily with that resident and his/her patients. The residents follow more than one attending’s patients so the students are involved with several attendings.

AMENITIES
A discount on food purchased in the 10th floor cafeteria.

Updated: 7/26/14

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 3 weeks before the rotation start date.


Orientation for the first Monday:

Reporting Time:                        9:00 A.M.

 

Reporting Place:                         University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago – Department of  Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd., Room 361

Site reporting instructions will be given out at the general orientation for all students doing their psychiatry rotation.

 

INGALLS REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS

Medical Director of Clerkship:       Dr. Kumar Moolayil

Administrative Assistant(s):           David Woods

708-915-5477

[email protected]

&
Kimberly Wells

[email protected]

Students should come to the Wyman Gordon Pavilion on the Ingalls Memorial Hospital Campus. The entire campus has the address of 1 Ingalls Drive, Harvey, IL 60426. The Wyman Gordon Pavilion is located on the corner of Paulina and 155th Street, across the Street and to the North of the Emergency Department. Parking is located on the North side of the building and the entrance to the building is located on the East side. They should come to Room 170 (Go straight down the long hallway and just before you get to the elevators there will be a hallway to the right. Room 170 is the first door in that hallway) and ask for Ashley Dunbar, our Program Assistant. Her phone number is 708-915-5477.

Administrative Requirements:


All administrative and immunization requirements go through the Medical Staff Office, not Ashley Dunbar or Rachel Greenspan. The Medical Staff Office’s contact are: Desiree Cortes ([email protected]; 630-527-5805) and Christina Ewing ([email protected]; 630-527-3083)

Immunization Requirements:

  • Current TB results, and/or chest x-ray (annual)

 

ADDRESS/LOCATION:

1 Ingalls Drive, Wyman Gordon Pavilion, Harvey, Illinois 60426

Driving Directions from UIC:

Estimated (non-rush hour traffic) time: 30 minutes

Estimated distance:  22 miles

Please note: if you enter the above address into your GPS, it will take you to the main entrance to the main hospital, not the Wyman Gordon Pavilion.  Please follow the directions below.

  1. Go East on Roosevelt Road
  2. Enter highway on the Right, taking I-90 E/I-94 E/Dan Ryan Expressway East
  3. Merge onto I-57 S via exit 63 towards Memphis.
  4. Take the W 147th St/Sibley Blvd/IL-83 exit on the right
  5. Turn LEFT onto 147th St/Sibley Blvd
  6. Turn RIGHT onto Wood St (there is a Mobil station on the right)
  7. turn LEFT onto 154th Street (there is a traffic light and a Popeye’s on the corner)
  8. Make first RIGHT hand turn onto Page Street.
  9. Enter Driveway on the left next to the wavy red brick building (Wyman Gordon Pavilion).
  10. Park anywhere in that parking lot. Entrance to the building is on Paulina (the East side of the building).

CLINICAL ROTATIONS:

 

Curriculum Outline

Ingalls Memorial Hospital

Description of Rotation/Educational Experience

The Ingalls Memorial Hospital Curriculum will expose students to the following programs:

 Inpatient Treatment Programs

  • Adolescents ages 12-18
  • Adults ages 18-55
  • Older Adults ages 55 and up
  • Addiction and Recovery ages 18 and up

 Outpatient Treatment Programs  (PHP and IOP)

  •  Adolescents ages 12-18
  • Adults ages 18-55
  • Older Adults ages 55 and up

 

Private Practice Outpatient Program

 

Assessment and Referral

  • Medical floor consults
  • Emergency Department consults
  • Psych holds

 

Rotational Goals

The clinical training program is committed to providing comprehensive training experiences that will facilitate the student’s professional development.  A primary goal of the program is to assist the student in strengthening and consolidating his/her clinical and professional skills and integrating these skills into his/her professional identity.  During this clinical rotation students are expected to attain an adequate level of knowledge and understanding of treating adolescents, adults, and older adults with severe psychiatric and behavioral disorders.

Special focus is given to student development in the following areas:

A.  The consolidation of core professional competencies in psychiatry including attitudes, theoretical knowledge and applied skills necessary to work with a broad range of clients issues and problems.  Core skills include: initial consultation and assessment skills, crisis assessment and intervention skills, individual therapy, group therapy skills, ethical decision making, and consultation and prevention skills.

 

B.  The consolidation and integration of knowledge, awareness, appreciation, and skills for work with diverse populations.  Students are encouraged and mentored to examine and explore their knowledge of and attitudes toward cultural, racial, sexual, religious, physical, and age differences as part of this development.

 

C.  The consolidation of knowledge, understanding, and application of ethical principals and practices in clinical work. This includes knowledge of laws and regulations as well as the awareness of challenges, recent developments, and trends in the field of psychiatry.  This also involves a commitment on the part of the student to ongoing, lifelong learning and development, both personally and professionally.

 

General Objectives

  • Learn about the assessment instruments and psychiatric scales used in the assessment of mental disorders.
  • Understand the terminology used in the diagnostic process for psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify the major signs of psychiatric disorders.
  • Learn the etiological factors associated with major psychiatric disorders.
  • Understand the role of stress and anxiety in mental health adjustment.
  • Learn the basics of psychiatric interviewing techniques.
  • Achieve an understanding of the DSM diagnostic criteria major psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify the types of psychotherapeutic interventions appropriate for the major psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify suicide risk and other psychiatric emergencies.
  • Learn general management techniques for psychiatric emergencies.
  •  Achieve knowledge about the major types of drugs used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
  • Learn about the community and mental health agencies available for the management of psychiatric problems and disorders.
  • Understand when to refer to a psychiatrist or other mental health professional.
  • Recognize the substances commonly involved in dependence and abuse.

Assignments

Assignment of a minimum of two patients in collaboration with and as supervised by attending Psychiatrist.

a.   Participation in individual and group therapy process.

b.   Participation in Psychiatric Evaluation Process.

c.   Participation in the 1 Hour Seclusion & Restraint Assessments.

d.   Participation in History and Physical Examinations.

e.   Participation in Treatment Staffings.

f.    Participation in Unit Meetings providing presentation of clinical training modules as requested.

g.   Participation in family therapy processes as applicable.

h.   Participation in discharge planning processes throughout the course of treatment.

 

Students will receive individualized experience and training in:

a.  Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques and methodologies

b.  Illinois Mental Health Code and Confidentiality Act provisions

c.  Federal HIPAA Administrative Simplification provisions

d.  Mandated Reporter Abuse & Neglect reporting protocols

 

Competencies

At the completion of the rotation students will demonstrate the following competencies:

I.  Assessments:

          a.  Conduct initial intake assessments to determine the most clinically appropriate level of care.         

          b.  Demonstrate how to conduct Mental Status Exams, Cognitive Assessments, Self harm and suicide assessments.

          c.  Demonstrate how to conduct a 1 hour Seclusion & Restraint Assessment.

 

II.  History & Physical Exam:

         a.  Demonstrate how to take and record focused histories on patients.

         b.  Associate patient’s complaints with their presented history.

         c.  Recognize and understand signs and symptoms associated with a specific diagnosis.

         d.  Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes an appropriate directed physical exam after eliciting a patient history.

         e.  Recognize pertinent physical findings.

         f.  Interpret particular physical findings in order to differentiate one disorder from another.

 

III.   Psychiatric Evaluation Process:

          a.  Demonstrate how to complete a psychiatric evaluation by verbalizing the key components when conducting a psychiatric evaluation. 

           b.  Students must demonstrate knowledge of Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychoses, Substance Abuse Disorders, Eating Disorders, Acute Reaction to Stress, Child Abuse, and Domestic Violence.

            c.  Identify signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders.

            d. Complete written psychiatric report.

 

IV.      Clinical Intervention/Therapy:

a.  Demonstrate knowledge of how to facilitate clinical groups which include: Process Groups and Family Therapy.

            b.  Demonstrate understanding of patient treatment plan.

             c.  Development of treatment plan.

             d.  Demonstrate an understanding of discharge planning process.

             e.  Recognize indications for use of medications.

             f.  Demonstrate understanding of appropriate follow-up schedule or monitoring approach

                  regarding a therapeutic regiment.

             g.  Demonstrate understanding of the actions to take in response to acute, specific drug toxicity.

              h.  Demonstrate understanding of safe and effective selection and administration of drugs.

              i.  Demonstrate and understanding of the importance of patient compliance with

                   treatment and techniques to increase compliance.

             j.  Demonstrate knowledge of how to work with multidisciplinary treatment team.

 

V.      Presentation:

           a.  Provide oral presentation of treatment progress, medical concerns, and other issues relative to assigned patients in (Medical Rounds, and Unit Meetings).

    b.  Provide clinical training to front line staff on selected topic during Unit Meetings.

VI.        Call Schedule and Location:

Monday through Friday hours during the day to allow adequate supervision by Medical Staff and collaboration with Clinical Services Treatment Team

 

VII.    Resident/Attending Involvement:

Close supervision by the Attending Psychiatrists

 

VIII.   Highlight & Unique Features 

Program Components include:

  •  Initial Intake Assessment, free of charge and available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, to insure referral to the most clinically appropriate level of care
  • Comprehensive Multi-Disciplinary Diagnostic Evaluation
  •  Individual, Group and Family Counseling
  • Behavioral Therapy
  •  Academic/Classroom Instruction
  • Social Skills Training
  •  Medication Monitoring/Education
  • Case Management
  •  Recreational Therapy
  •  Art therapy
  •  Pet therapy
  • Occupational therapy

 

Exposure in full spectrum of clinical programming including:

  • Preventative Information Services
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs
  • Chemical Dependency Assessment and Outpatient Treatment Programs
  • Partial Hospitalization Programs
  • Collaboration with community agencies and resources in the delivery of treatment
  • Exposure to a variety of clinical needs and issues

 

Updated: 2/15/16

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 3 weeks before the rotation start date.

JBVA Orientation Manual – Please review the orientation manual 3 weeks prior to your rotation.

The application packet should be completed at least 6 weeks prior to the start of your clerkship.

Orientation for the first Monday:

 Reporting Time:           9:00 A.M.

Reporting Place: Sean Blitzstein, MD
University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago – Department of Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd
Room 361

Site reporting instructions will be given out at the general orientation for all students doing their psychiatry rotation.

Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center:

Site Director: Mary Langley, MD
Psychiatry Service MP 116A
Jesse Brown Veterans Administration Medical Center
820 South Damen
Chicago, IL 60612

Staff Coordinator: Ms. Janay Robinson
Phone:  (312) 569-6461
Fax:  (312) 569-8083
Email:  [email protected]
Room 10506 (Damen Pavilion)

Administration Requirements:

Key Deposit: Medical Students reporting to Psychiatry at JBVAMC will be required to present a $20 key deposit when rotating on the Psychiatry Inpatient Units.  The deposit will be refunded when the key is returned at the end of the service.

Administrative Requirements:

Clearance Process (ID Badge, Building and Computer Access):
Students will be notified by the Human Resources staff when clearance has been issued for their upcoming  clinical activity scheduled at Jesse Brown.  Students who have not been cleared will not receive a VA ID .  You are instructed to wear your University ID while on JB campus at all times.  In addition, you will be given the appropriate Building Access Card for the section or service you will be rotating under.   Further information will be forwarded when the logistics of this process are worked out. If you have any questions regarding your rotation, computer access, scrub cards, etc. please contact your Program Coordinator or the Service-level Coordinator here at Jesse Brown.


Administrative Requirement:
Students scheduled at the VA must take care of two administrative requirements, immediately or at least 2-3 weeks prior to the start date of the rotation.  This must be taken care of immediately to avoid possible delays in granting computer access.

1.    Mandatory Fingerprinting:  If you have NOT been fingerprinted in the past 120 days for the the VA, this must be taken care of immediately.  Fingerprinting is available on the following schedule:

a.    Where: HR Office, 4th Floor Taylor Pavilion, JBVA, 820 S. Damen Ave

b.    WhenMonday to Friday; 8:00am to 11:00am (must be in HR by 11am); 1:00pm to 3:00pm (must be in HR by 3pm)

c.    No appointment is necessary / 1st come – 1st serve.

2.    Mandatory JBVA training: training information can be found on the OSA web site here , as well as on Blackboard.  Once you have registered for TMS, please email [email protected]
We encourage you to take care of this immediately. Computer access will be given at the specific service level.

Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center Overview :

Address / Location:
820 S. Damen
The Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center is across from the University of Illinois medical complex. The John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and St. Luke’s Medical Center are close by.

Public Transportation / Parking:
The Douglas/Howard train station is on Polk Street, three blocks from the medical center. State transport buses are also available right in front of the medical center. Free street parking is available only on a first come basis. $5.75 garage parking with ID. Enter from Taylor or Ogden.

Clinical Rotations:
Clinical rotations consist of inpatient assignment which involves 60% of the time. Other experiences include outpatient assignment at the Mental Hygiene Clinic.

Call Schedule and Location:
Students assigned to Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center are assigned to night call 3 times per rotation, overnight, including a Saturday, Sunday or Holiday. Night call is assigned by the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois.

Highlights and Unique Features:
Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center serves only veterans and their families. They present a wide range of problems. Since treatment is free, many are chronically ill, inner city residents who use these services. As such, students are exposed to a particular cross section of the population.

Resident / Attending Interaction:
Students are supervised directly by the attending in the inpatient service. Only during the night-call and weekend calls are they are supervised by residents.

Amenities:
Free meals provided when on night calls and weekend calls. A well stocked library is available.

Clearance Process (ID Badge, Building and Computer Access):
Students will be notified by the Human Resources staff when clearance has been issued for their upcoming  clinical activity scheduled at Jesse Brown.  Students who have been cleared will not receive a VA ID effective now through October 2013 until all employees of the Jesse Brown VA have been issued their new ID badge.  You are instructed to wear your University ID while on JB campus at all times.  In addition, you will be given the appropriate Building Access Card for the section or service you will be rotating under.   Further information will be forwarded when the logistics of this process are worked out. If you have any questions regarding your rotation, computer access, scrub cards, etc. please contact your Program Coordinator or the Service-level Coordinator here at Jesse Brown.

Students will be notified when the VA ID process has resumed.

Updated: 9/23/19

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least four (4) weeks before the rotation start date.

Orientation for the first Monday:

Reporting Time:                  9:00 a.m.

Reporting Place:                 University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd
Room 361

Site reporting instructions will be given out at the general orientation for all students doing their psychiatry rotation.

MacNeal Hospital

Reporting Place:                 Maribeth Mungovan
2nd Floor, Professional Building
Medical Education Department
3231 South Euclid

 

MacNeal Hospital:

 

Site Director:                         Dr. Ahmed Hussain


Education Coordinator:    Maribeth Mungovan

MacNeal Professional Building
3231 South Euclid
Berwyn, IL 60402
Phone: 708.783.3402
Email:  [email protected]

 

Immunization Requirements:

  •  Current TB results, and/or chest x-ray (annual)
  •   MMR & Varicella titers & results
  •  Hep B Antibody Titers & results
  •  6-panel urine drug screen (annual)
  •  Current flu shot

 

Public Transportation / Parking:
Multiple parking lots adjacent to the hospital.

Transportation by Car:
FROM THE EAST:
Take the Stevenson (I-55) South to Harlem Ave.  Take EXIT 283 for IL-43/Harlem Ave. Turn RIGHT at Harlem Ave. Turn RIGHT onto Ogden Ave/US-34. Turn LEFT at Oak Park Ave.  MacNeal Hospital will be on the RIGHT.
FROM THE WEST:
Take the Eisenhower (290) East to Harlem Ave. Take EXIT 21B on the left toward Harlem/IL-43. Turn RIGHT onto S Harlem Ave.  Turn LEFT at W 26th St. Turn RIGHT onto Oak Park Ave. MacNeal Hospital will be on the left.

Curriculum Outline:

Description of Rotation/Educational Experience:

The MacNeal Hospital Curriculum will expose students to several programs which are:

  •   General Inpatient Treatment Programs: Adults of all ages, including Geriatric population.
  •  Partial Hospital Treatment Program: Adults of all ages with Chemical Dependency and/or Mental Illness.


Educational Experience – Students will gain experience on:

  • Providing treatment for adults that include multiple modalities of therapy including psycho- pharmacotherapy.
  • Providing individualized treatment to meet each patient’s specific needs.
  • Developing a treatment team approach based on strengthening individual skills and interpersonal relationships by utilizing the existing emotional, behavioral and social resources in conjunction with environmental resources at home and in community.
  • Develop behavioral management approach to treating patients which include positive reinforcement to build self-esteem and increase healthy behaviors while addressing limit setting and self-discipline.


Rotational Goals:

During this clinical rotation students are expected to attain an adequate level of knowledge and understanding of treating adults with severe psychiatric and behavioral disorders.


General Objectives:

  • Learn about the assessment instruments and psychiatric scales used in the assessment of mental disorders.
  • Understand the terminology used in the diagnostic process for psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify the major signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders.
  • Learn the etiological factors associated with major psychiatric disorders.
  • Understand the role of stress and anxiety in mental health adjustment.
  • Learn the basics of psychiatric interviewing techniques.
  • Achieve an understanding of the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for major psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify the types of psychotherapeutic interventions appropriate for the major psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify suicide risk and other psychiatric emergencies.
  • Learn general management techniques for psychiatric emergencies.
  • Achieve knowledge about the major types of drugs used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
  • Learn about the community and mental health agencies available for the management of psychiatric problems and disorders.
  • Understand when to refer to a psychiatrist or other mental health professional.
  • Recognize the substances commonly involved in dependence and abuse.


Assignments:

  • Participation in individual and group therapy process. Participation in Psychiatric Evaluation Process.
  • Participation in the 1 Hour Seclusion & Restraint Assessment.
  • Participation in History and Physical Examinations.
  • Participation in Treatment Staffings
  • Participation in Medical Rounds meetings providing presentation of clinical recommendations as requested
  • Participation in Unit Meetings providing presentation of clinical training modules as requested
    Participation in family therapy processes as applicable.
  • Participation in discharge planning processes throughout the course of treatment.


Students will receive individualized experience and training in:

  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques and methodologies
  • Illinois Mental Health Code and Confidentiality Act provisions
  • Federal HIPAA Administrative Simplification provisions
  • Mandated Reporter Abuse & Neglect reporting protocols


Competencies:

At the completion of the rotation students will demonstrate the following competencies:

I.               Assessments:

Conduct initial intake assessments to determine the most clinically appropriate level of care. Note:  Students rotation will consist of (4hrs.) per week in the Assessment & Referral Department to fulfill their clinical intake assessment skills

  • Demonstrate how to conduct (Mental Status Exams, Cognitive Assessments, Self-harm and suicide assessments.
  • Demonstrate how to conduct a 1 hour Seclusion & Restraint Assessment.


II.         History & Physical Exam:

  • Demonstrate how to take and record focused histories on patients.
  • Associate patient’s complaints with their presented history.
  • Recognize and understand signs and symptoms associated with a specific diagnosis.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes an appropriate directed physical exam after eliciting a patient history.
  • Recognize pertinent physical findings.
  • Interpret particular physical findings in order to differentiate one disorder from another.


III.        Psychiatric Evaluation Process:

  • Demonstrate how to complete a psychiatric evaluation by verbalizing the key components when conducting a psychiatric evaluation.
  • Students must demonstrate knowledge of: Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychoses, Substance Abuse Disorders, Eating Disorders, Acute Reaction to Stress, Child Abuse, and Domestic Violence.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders.
  • Complete written psychiatric report.


IV.        Clinical Intervention/Therapy:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to facilitate clinical groups which include Process Groups and Family Therapy.
  • Demonstrate understanding of patient treatment plan.
  • Development of treatment plan.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of discharge planning process.
  • Recognize indications for use of medications.
  • Demonstrate understanding of appropriate follow-up schedule or monitoring approach regarding a therapeutic regiment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the actions to take in response to acute, specific drug toxicity.
  • Demonstrate understanding of safe and effective selection and administration of drugs.
  • Demonstrate and understanding of the importance of patient compliance with treatment and techniques to increase compliance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to work with multidisciplinary treatment team.


V.         Presentation:

  • Provide oral presentation of treatment progress, medical concerns, and other issues relative to assigned patients in (Medical Rounds, and Unit Meetings).
  • Provide clinical training to front line staff on selected topic during Unit Meetings.


VI.        Resident / Attending Involvement

Close supervision by the Attending Psychiatrist; Participation in Medical Committees as applicable.


VII.
       Highlight and Unique Features:

Program Components include:

  • Initial Intake Assessment  available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, to insure referral to the most clinically appropriate level of care
  • Comprehensive Multi-Disciplinary Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Individual, Group and Family Counseling
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Expressive Therapies
  • Social Skills Training
  • Medication Monitoring/Education
  • Case Management
  • Horticultural Therapy

Exposure in full spectrum of clinical programming including these support groups:

  • Preventative Information Services
  • 24 Hour Assessment & Referral Services
  • Outpatient Services Behavioral Management Specialty Assessments
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs
  • Chemical Dependency Assessment
  • Partial Hospitalization Programs
  • Collaboration with community agencies and resources in the delivery of treatment
  • Exposure to a variety of clinical needs and issues

Updated: 7/23/14

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.

Orientation for the first Monday:

Reporting Time:            9:00 A.M.

Reporting Place:           University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago – Department of Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd
Room 361

Site reporting instructions will be given out at the general orientation for all students doing their psychiatry rotation.

John J. Madden Health Center:

Site Director(s):                Joyce R. Miller, MD

Medical Director

Phone: (708)338-7250

 

Robert McCarthy, MD

Associate Medical Director

(708) 338-7283


Student Contacts:          Lorrie Smietanski, LSW

Staff Development

[email protected]

(708) 338-7213

Hospital Prerequisite:

1.    Complete the Authorization for Background Check form from State of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Authorization for Background Check

2.    Complete the CMS Release of Information form, Illinois Department of Central Management (Illinois State Police)

3.    Complete the attached Volunteer Application—only the Name, address, phone and email portions need to be completed on page 1 and name of person to be contacted in case of emergency, relationship and phone numbers on pg. 2. You do not need to complete the hours, references, hobbies, etc.

 

Immunization Requirements:

This requirement must be in place in the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) at least six (6) weeks before the start of the clerkship. OSA will forward completed health packet in advance of the clerkship start date. Failure to submit all completed forms will result in delaying the start of your rotations.

John J. Madden Mental Health Center Overview

Address / Location:
1200 South First Avenue
Hines, IL 60141

Public Transportation / Parking:

Parking lot adjacent to the hospital.
Roosevelt Road and First Avenue buses stop at the medical campus.

Clinical Rotations:
Students will be assigned to one of two acute adult inpatient units. These units will also have U of I residents. There will be an opportunity for experience in the community mental health center associated with the unit under the direction of the unit psychiatrist.

Call Schedule and Location:

Students are scheduled 3 (2 weekdays and 1 weekend and/or holiday) times for night call during a six week clerkship. Students spend the entire night at the University and are supervised by the resident on call. Students see patients with the resident at the University of Illinois Hospital and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs – Jesse Brown Medical Center.

Highlights / Unique Features:
Opportunity for Mental Health Court experience (the court is located at Madden)
Exposure to patients with a wide variety of diagnoses Involvement in Community Mental Health System.
Case conferences with University faculty and monthly journal club. Educational activities at Loyola and Hines V.A. (Grand Rounds etc.)

Resident / Attending Involvement:

Close supervision by an attending psychiatrist. Direct or indirect involvement with the resident assigned to the unit.

Amenities:
Loyola University is located across the street and students have access to its medical library.
Cafeteria available.
Office space provided.

 

Updated: 7/31/14

Body-for- Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 4 weeks before the rotation start date.

Orientation for the first Monday:

Reporting Time:                 9:00 A.M.

Reporting Place:                University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago – Department of Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd
Room 361

Site reporting instructions will be given out at the general orientation for all students doing their psychiatry rotation.

Hartgrove Hospital:

Site Director:                     Dr. Teresa Poprawski

Staff Coordinator(s):         Carol Kilgallon

[email protected]
&
Alanna Barker

Group Director of Human Resources

[email protected]

 

Hospital Paperwork

Please email the “Authorization for Background check” check to Kayla Taylor –[email protected]


Hartgrove Hospital Overview

Public Transportation / Parking:
Parking lot adjacent to the hospital.

Transportation by car:
FROM THE EAST:
Take the Eisenhower (290) west to Central Avenue.  Take EXIT 23B toward CENTRAL AVE. Turn LEFT onto S CENTRAL AVE.  Turn RIGHT onto W ROOSEVELT RD. Hartgrove Hospital is on the RIGHT

FROM THE WEST:
Take the Eisenhower (290) East to Central Avenue.  Take EXIT 23B toward CENTRAL AVE. Turn LEFT onto S CENTRAL AVE.  Turn RIGHT onto W ROOSEVELT RD. Hartgrove Hospital is on the RIGHT

Curriculum Outline:

Description of Rotation/Educational Experience:
The Hartgrove Hospital Curriculum will expose students to several programs which are:


General Inpatient Treatment Programs:

  • Adolescent boys ages: 13-17
  • Adolescent girls ages: 13-17
  • Children; males and females ages: 4-12
  • Young Adults; males and females ages 18-25


Partial Hospital Treatment Program:

  • Children; males and females ages: 5-10
  • Preadolescent; males and females ages: 11-13
  • Adolescent; males and females ages: 14-17


Educational Experience – Students will gain experience on:

  • Providing treatment for children and adolescents that might include multiple modalities of therapy including psychotropic medication.
  • Providing individualized treatment to meet each patient’s specific needs.
  • Developing a treatment team approach based on strengthening individual skills and interpersonal relationships by utilizing the existing emotional, behavioral and social resources in conjunction with environmental resources at home and school.
  • Develop behavioral management approach to treating patients which include positive reinforcement to build self-esteem and increase healthy behaviors while addressing limit setting and self-discipline.


Rotational Goals:

During this clinical rotation students are expected to attain an adequate level of knowledge and understanding of treating children and adolescents with severe psychiatric and behavioral disorders.

General Objectives:

  • Learn about the assessment instruments and psychiatric scales used in the assessment of mental disorders.
  • Understand the terminology used in the diagnostic process for psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify the major signs of psychiatric disorders.
  • Learn the etiological factors associated with major psychiatric disorders.
  • Understand the role of stress and anxiety in mental health adjustment.
  • Learn the basics of psychiatric interviewing techniques.
  • Achieve an understanding of the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for child and adolescent major psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify the types of psychotherapeutic interventions appropriate for the major psychiatric disorders.
  • Identify suicide risk and other psychiatric emergencies.
  • Learn general management techniques for psychiatric emergencies.
  • Achieve knowledge about the major types of drugs used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
  • Learn about the community and mental health agencies available for the management of psychiatric problems and disorders.
  • Understand when to refer to a psychiatrist or other mental health professional.
  • Recognize the substances commonly involved in dependence and abuse.


Assignments:

Assignment of a minimum of one patient on each of the three Inpatient Treatment Programs in collaboration with and as supervised by attending Psychiatrist.

  • Participation in individual and group therapy process.
  • Participation in Psychiatric Evaluation Process.
  • Participation in the 1 Hour Seclusion & Restraint Assessments.
  • Participation in History and Physical Examinations.
  • Participation in Treatment Staffings.
  • Participation in Medical Rounds meetings providing presentation of clinical recommendations as requested.
  • Participation in Unit Meetings providing presentation of clinical training modules as requested.
  • Participation in family therapy processes as applicable.
  • Participation in discharge planning processes throughout the course of treatment.


Students will receive individualized experience and training in:

  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) techniques and methodologies
  • Illinois Mental Health Code and Confidentiality Act provisions
  • Federal HIPAA Administrative Simplification provisions
  • Mandated Reporter Abuse & Neglect reporting protocols


Competencies:

At the completion of the rotation students will demonstrate the following competencies:
I.          Assessments:

  • Conduct initial intake assessments to determine the most clinically appropriate level of care.  Note:  Students rotation will consist of (4hrs.) per week in the Assessment & Referral Department to fulfill their clinical intake assessment skills.
  • Demonstrate how to conduct (Mental Status Exams, Cognitive Assessments, self-harm and suicide assessments.
  • Demonstrate how to conduct a 1 hour Seclusion & Restraint Assessment.

II.         History & Physical Exam:

  • Demonstrate how to take and record focused histories on patients.
  • Associate patient’s complaints with their presented history.
  • Recognize and understand signs and symptoms associated with a specific diagnosis.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes an appropriate directed physical exam after eliciting a patient history.
  • Recognize pertinent physical findings.
  • Interpret particular physical findings in order to differentiate one disorder from another.

III.        Psychiatric Evaluation Process:

  • Demonstrate how to complete a psychiatric evaluation by verbalizing the key components when conducting a psychiatric evaluation.
  • Students must demonstrate knowledge of (Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychoses, Substance Abuse Disorders, and Eating Disorders, Acute Reaction to Stress, Child Abuse, and Domestic Violence).
  • Identify signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorders.
  • Complete written psychiatric report.


IV.        Clinical Intervention/Therapy:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to facilitate clinical groups which include 🙁 Process Groups and Family Therapy).
  • Demonstrate understanding of patient treatment plan.
  • Development of treatment plan.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of discharge planning process.
  • Recognize indications for use of medications.
  • Demonstrate understanding of appropriate follow-up schedule or monitoring approach regarding a therapeutic regiment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the actions to take in response to acute, specific drug toxicity.
  • Demonstrate understanding of safe and effective selection and administration of drugs.
  • Demonstrate and understanding of the importance of patient compliance with treatment and techniques to increase compliance.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to work with multidisciplinary treatment team.

V.        Presentation:

  • Provide oral presentation of treatment progress, medical concerns, and other issues relative to assigned patients in (Medical Rounds, and Unit Meetings).
  • Provide clinical training to front line staff on selected topic during Unit Meetings.


Call Schedule and Location:

Monday through Friday hours during the day and evening, to allow adequate supervision by Medical Staff and collaboration with Clinical Services Treatment Team.  There will be 3 evening, and one full weekend day.

Resident / Attending Involvement:
Close supervision by the Attending Psychiatrist; Participation in Medical Committees as applicable

Highlights / Unique Features:

Program Components include:

Exposure in full spectrum of clinical programming including:


Updated:  2/11/16

Body-for-Body Switch Procedure: All body-for-body switch and reassignment requests must be submitted to Student Affairs at least 3 weeks before the rotation start date.


Orientation for the first Monday:

Reporting Time:       9:00 A.M.

Reporting Place:       Sean Blitzstein, MD
University of Illinois Hospital at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
1747 West Roosevelt Rd
Room 361

Site reporting instructions will be given out at the general orientation for all students doing their psychiatry rotation.

University of Illinois Hospital:

Program Director:        Geri Fox, MD, MPHE
Director of Graduate Medical Education Programming
1747 West Roosevelt Road
Phone: (312) 996-6219 Fax: (312) 996-9534

M3 Clerkship Director/Associate Medical Director:        

Sean Blitzstein, MD
M-3 Clerkship Director/Associate Medical Director
Telephone: (312) 569-6938
Email: [email protected]

Clerkship Coordinator: Deitrah Collins
Division Coordinator
Phone: (312) 996-6219
Email: [email protected]

University of Illinois at Chicago Overview:

ADDRESS/LOCATION
1747 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION/PARKING
Douglas EL train – Polk and Paulina Streets Stop
Congress EL train – Medical Center Stop
Street metered parking
University of Illinois Parking System
Commuter Bus to Union Station

CLINICAL ROTATIONS

As their primary site, students are assigned to either an adult inpatient unit or the consultation-liaison service. Each student is assigned to an adult outpatient clinic for 6-8 hours per week. Students work among the following outpatient clinics: Affective Disorders, Neuropsychiatry, Supportive Care and Medication Management.

CALL SCHEDULE AND LOCATION
Students are scheduled 3 (2 weekdays and 1 weekend and/or holiday) times for night call during a six week clerkship. Students spend the entire night at the University and are supervised by the resident on call. Students see patients with the resident at the University of Illinois Hospital and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs – Jesse Brown Medical Center.

HIGHLIGHTS/UNIQUE FEATURES
The patient population is diagnostically and socioeconomically diverse. The inpatient unit includes a unique program for pregnant mentally ill women. Faculty are highly regarded for combining somatic, psychodynamic, behavioral and family approaches to treatment.

RESIDENT/ATTENDING INVOLVEMENT
Students are assigned to a resident and an attending on inpatient units. Students are directly supervised by attending(s) in outpatient clinics

AMENITIES
Students have their own study room on the inpatient unit, and ready access to campus and departmental libraries. 
Updated: 6/14/16