Psychiatry Clerkship
M85 770

Course Master(s)
Fay Y. Womer, M.D.

Course Description

Instructor: Fay Womer, M.D., 362-2469
Up to 11 students spend four weeks on the inpatient psychiatry service of Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH). Students also will have experiences in other settings, including the psychiatry consultation and electroconvulsive therapy services at BJH and the outpatient psychiatry services at the Center for Outpatient Health (COH), BJC Behavioral Health and/or Washington University Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Center. Students evaluate and treat patients under the supervision of house staff and attending physicians, attend teaching conferences including small group sessions with a psychiatrist to learn psychiatric interviewing and the mental status exam, and complete other assigned learning experiences. See: for further details and to review the objectives and expectations of the clerkship.