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The U of U SOM psychiatry student interest group has scheduled talks and discussions about topics of interest in psychiatry as well as information regarding psychiatry as a residency and career choice. PsychSIGN is run by medical students, with faculty and resident support. A listing of upcoming events can be found on this website. Please contact Dr. Baese for additional information.

Psychiatry Clinical Shadowing Program

Allows interested first and second year students to spend a half day "shadowing" a Department of Psychiatry faculty member as they provide clinical care. Depending on individual student interest, opportunities are available with adult or child/adolescent psychiatrists, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Please contact Dr. Baese if you are interested in arranging a shadowing experience.

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Medical students are always welcome to attend departmental grand rounds. Visit our Grand Rounds page for up-to-date scheduled presentation times and locations.

The American Psychiatric Association (APA)

One of the oldest medical specialty organizations in the country, the APA provides free membership and journal subscriptions for medical students. Please visit their website - - for more information. 

Why Train in Psychiatry?

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