Specialty Name - University of Minnesota

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Transcript Specialty Name - University of Minnesota

Psychiatry

Kaz Nelson MD, Program Director

 Psychiatry Shortage  Excellent Job security/options  Loan reimbursement outside of 7-county metro area  Sub-specialization Options  Creative Problem Solving  Rapid discovery and Research  Competitive compensation

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A day in the life of a psychiatrist: Academic (research, teaching, supervision, administration, research) Private sector (hospitalist, day hospital, emergency department, private attending) County, State and Federal providers (County Mental Health Centers, ACT Teams, Veterans Affairs, Corrections)

What makes a competitive applicant?

      Regional ties Clinical experience in the department Personal connection with faculty Academic competence Interpersonal effectiveness Self-reflective

Student Opportunities

    Research Active in PsychSIGN Active in local societies Take electives

Psychiatry Training  Residency is 4 years (no call after year 2 in our program)   No prelim year required.

Fellowships:

Child Adolescent - 2 years

May be started after PGY3 year

Addiction Psychiatry – 1 year Geriatric Psychiatry – 1 year

Psychosomatic Medicine Forensic Sleep Medicine Pain Medicine Research

To find out more about psychiatry:

Residency Director –Kaz Nelson MD ([email protected]) Clerkship Director – Sheila Specker MD ([email protected]) Department Head – S. Charles Schulz MD ([email protected]) American Psychiatric Society – student membership is free and includes a subscription to the American Journal of Psychiatry (monthly) and the APA News Student interest group MS2 – Eileen Huttlin ([email protected])

PsychSIGN Regional Conference       Saturday March 29 th , 2014. MacNamera Alumni Center Free Breakfast and lunch provided Hear from regional psychiatrists and tour our MRI research facility.

Connect with other psychiatry interested students from around the region.

RSVP to Holly Ward Wiste [email protected] or 612-273-9848