Call Schedule

  • PGY1: Teaching call: Interns on teaching call will accompany the second year resident to gain exposure to call responsibilities. PGY1 residents do not stay overnight. Anticipated frequency is approximately 6 teaching call shifts in the PGY1 year
  • PGY2: 5-6 weeks (average 5.2) of Night Float coverage at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital plus approximately 0.5 weekend shift every month
  • PGY3: 5-6 weeks (average 5.2) weeks of Night Float coverage at Brigham and Women’s Hospital plus approximately 0.5 weekend shift a month
  • PGY4: Backup call for PGY1-3



Didactics will utilize principles of adult learning, flipped classroom and case based learning techniques, as well as the Simulation Center to optimize residents’ didactic learning experience. Course will include:


  • Introduction to Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Diagnosis
  • Psychiatric Interviewing
  • Psychiatric Classification (DSM and RDOCS)
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Brain Imaging
  • Molecular Psychiatry
  • Longitudinal Process Group
  • Behavioral therapies (e.g. CBT, DBT, ACT, etc)
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Brain Stimulation
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychopathology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Forensics
  • Human Development
  • Research Design
  • Global Mental Health
  • Leadership
  • Digital Psychiatry
  • Transition to Career
  • Medical Education


Grand Rounds:

Weekly lectures from local and national leaders in the field, presenting cutting-edge research and clinical innovations


Journal Club

Monthly residency-wide review of the literature, co-lead by resident and faculty discussants