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Adult Psychiatry Residency Program
The ETSU Quillen College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Residency Program seeks to produce well-trained psychiatrists capable of working in academic, state, federal, private and rural sectors or alternatively, choosing to pursue further sub-specialty training.
Our recently expanded program accepts six residents per year. Our residents have a wealth of training sites in comprehensive training environments with opportunities in ECT, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Tele-psychiatry, Mental Health INtensive Care Management, Psychopharmacology, Sleep Medicine, Buprenorphine Clinic, Palliative Care and Pain Medicine.
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The mission of the ETSU Psychiatry Program is to train general psychiatrists who can provide ethical, evidence based, patient centered, quality care to a diverse population, along with a focus on improving the mental health of Northeast Tennessee and the surrounding areas. Additionally, the program aims to develop physicians who can contribute to the future education of trainees (particularly residents and medical students) as well as advance the field of psychiatry through scholarship.
- To train general psychiatry residents who can provide ethical, compassionate care in any setting including inpatient, outpatient, residential, community, or consultative to a diverse patient population.
- To be a part of interprofessional teams including involvement in systems' improvement.
- To lead team-based care.
- To implement life-long learning to enhance up-to-date optimal care for patients and participate in improving and disseminating scholarship in the field at local, regional, and national levels.
- To recognize the importance of self-care and promotion of this to effect best outcomes in education and service.
Shambhavi Chandraiah, MD, FRCPC, DLFAPA
Residency Office: 423-439-2225
Residency Fax: 423-439-2250
Ms. Linda Sweeney