Rotations: PGY3


During the PGY III year, the resident increases his or her involvement at the BIDMC outpatient clinic to half time throughout the year. During the outpatient experience, the resident is involved in the full range of treatments; including psychopharmacology, short- and long-term dynamic psychotherapy, cognitive and behavioral therapies, couples therapy, and group therapy.

The remainder of the time PGY3 year is devoted to several outpatient clinical selectives. Residents may choose from several specialty services at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, including:

  • Program for Recovery in Early Psychosis (PREP)
  • Center for Early Detection, Assessment, and Response to RISK (CEDAR)
  • Boston Healthcare for the Homeless
  • Outpatient Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Team
  • Program for the Mentally Ill with Problematic Sexual Behavior (MIPSB)
  • Transitional Age Youth Team
  • Young Adult Team
  • Continuing Care (outpatient treatment of the chronically and severely mentally ill)


As part of clinical selective time, residents also have available several experiences at BIDMC and its affiliates, including:

  • The Berenson Allen Center for Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation
  • Women’s Mental Health
  • Cognitive Neurology Unit
  • Fenway Community Health Integrated Care