1. Perform a psychiatric evaluation on a new patient.
  2. Document that evaluation as a History and Physical.
  3. Present that evaluation orally as a seven to ten minute case.
  4. Evaluate, document (as a SOAP notes), and present (for thirty seconds to three minutes) follow-up cases on rounds each day.
  5. Become familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of depression.
  6. Become familiar with the diagnosis of all other psychiatric disorders..
  7. Develop a strong working knowledge of psychopharmacology, including the indications for each medication and their side effects.
  8. Become adept at assessing and addressing sucidality.

Conditions to be observed, lectured to on, or read about during Psychiatry Rotation

List of conditions to be observed during psychiatry:


Major Depressive Disorder


Anxiety Disorder

Substance Abuse

Personality Disorder


List of conditions to be observed, read on, or lectured on during psychiatry:


Bipolar Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Panic Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Alcohol Dependence

Drug Dependence



Somatization Disorder

Conversion Disorder

Factitious Disorder

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Conduct Disorder


Tic Disorder

Intermittent Explosive Disorder

Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

Borderline Personality Disorder

Antisocial Personality Disorder