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First Aid for Third Year Clerkships at JMC

Psychiatry at Christiana

TRANSPORTATION

How did you get there? What is the IDEAL way to get there (if different)? If you took public transportation how much did it cost?
  • Please see official clerkship guidelines provided at the beginning of your rotation.

LIVING

If you lived away from campus, how was the housing?
  • Please see official clerkship guidelines provided at the beginning of your rotation.
Food: Was it paid for? Were there free lunches? Did you get meal vouchers when you were on-call?
  • Please see official clerkship guidelines provided at the beginning of your rotation.

SITE STRUCTURE

How were the weeks divided up? What are the teams or the options for the rotations?
  • Students had 3 weeks of inpatient and 3 weeks on consult service.
Are you able to request what you want?
  • No.

FORMAL LEARNING

Did you have lectures/didactic sessions at your rotation site? How often? How long? Do you feel like they were as well organized as the lectures at Jeff?
  • Students felt that lectures for all students that were given at Jeff were valuable.
Did you give a presentation? Were you required to do so?
  • Please see official clerkship guidelines provided at the beginning of your rotation.

WORK SCHEDULE

What were your hours (roughly)?
  • Please see official clerkship guidelines provided at the beginning of your rotation.
Did you get off on major holidays, or were you expected to be there (i.e. Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Friday after Thanksgiving)?
  • Please see official clerkship guidelines provided at the beginning of your rotation.
What was the call schedule? Were you able to pick your nights or trade with peers?
  • Please see official clerkship guidelines provided at the beginning of your rotation.
In the Hospital, did you feel a part of the ‘team’? Did residents/attendings appreciate you?
  • Students felt a part of the team, however this was the first year students were on inpatient services and felt their expectations and roles were unclear.
How was the teaching by attendings?
  • Attendings were very approachable and wanted the students to learn.

HOW TO BE A ROCK STAR

  • Start to study the psych meds early on, and get your studying done before consult service as Dr. Switzky starts at 6 a.m.

CANDID COMMENTS FROM STUDENTS

Pros:
  • Students were overall very satisfied with the rotation, reported being treated well and encouraged to learn.
Cons:
  • Students on inpatient services did not always conduct independent interviews with patients.
  • Commute to Wednesday lectures at Jefferson.

Last revised: 01/12


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