Psychiatry Residency Program

Psychiatry Residency Program

Psychiatry - Participating Sites

Kedren Community Health Center, with almost 50 years of experience providing programs and services that address the diverse mental health, educational, prevention, wellness and resource needs of the community, is recognized as a leader in delivering quality mental health, Head Start/State Preschool, and family-focused services. Kedren is a freestanding mental health care facility that comprises an adult psychiatric inpatient hospital, child and adolescent inpatient service, a full range of outpatient services, including a day treatment center, and a primary care community clinic. Kedren serves almost 10,000 children, transitional-aged youth, adults, older adults and families annually. With multiple locations, Kedren is specializing in the delivery of mental health-focused services to consumers in Service Planning Area Six, including an acute psychiatric hospital serving 49 adults (18 and up), and 17 children from (5-12) years of age. The residents will complete 42 of the 48 months of required training at the facility or under the auspices of Kedren-affiliated community partners.

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (Rancho) serves a unique and vital role in patient recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration. The hospital specializes in brain, neurology, orthopedic, pediatric, spine injury, and stroke rehabilitation. Each year, the hospital provides care to approximately 4,000 inpatients and 71,000 outpatients, making it one of the largest rehabilitation centers in the nation. Residents will complete two four-week blocks of required clinical education in Neurology at this facility operated by Los Angeles County Department of Health Services in the PG1 year. This experience will divided between the primary neurology inpatient service and a number of outpatient neurology clinics specializing in stroke, movement disorders, traumatic brain injury, dementia, epilepsy, and neurological rehabilitation. The patient population is comprised of all ages (child through geriatric), socio-economic levels, and acute vs. chronic neurological conditions.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is one of only five level one trauma centers in Los Angeles County. The hospital offers primary and specialty services in both outpatient and inpatient settings. The 72-acre facility is composed of the 8-story, 553-bed hospital, and a 52,000 square foot Primary Care and Diagnostic Center. During the PG2 year each resident will participate in one four-week required block rotation on Psychiatric Emergency Service at this busy urban public hospital. The Harbor-UCLA Psychiatry faculty will supervise, teach and evaluate the residents in the six core competencies as they relate to the assessment, treatment and disposition of patients experiencing psychiatric emergencies. In the PG3 year each resident will participate in two four-week required block rotations on the Consultation and Liaison Service. The C&L faculty at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center will supervise, teach, and evaluate the residents in the core competencies in providing psychiatric consultation to inpatient medical and surgical teams.