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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Quillen College of Medicine

Resident Life

Faculty and Residents at Education Day 2019 

Faculty and Residents at Education Day 2019

 Teambuilding with interns

Team Building with New Interns

Christmas Party 2018

Christmas Party 2018

Residents on horses

Geeta, Dyan, and Christina horseback riding

Laurel Falls Hike 2019

Laurel Falls Hike 2019

Boating on Watauga Lake 2019

Boating on BooneLake July 2019

















Other Program Highlights:

Tennessee has offered stipends that residents can apply for to augment their yearly residency salary in return for similar years of service in areas of high need.

Resident regional or national conference presentations: Funds are typically  available to help cover  some of travel and registration for one presentation during the residency.

Other Education Funds: Yearly funds are available for books or other education materials.

Education Day: Residents are able to join faculty off site for a one day more intensive review of the program to address areas of improvement and recognize areas of strength

Call: PGY I - No overnight call. Weekend day call about every five weekends at VAMC.

          PGY 2 - Approximately 8 weeks total of Night Float broken into two week intervals and occasional                                  overnight or weekend day call during the rest of the year at VAMC.

          PGY 3 - Weekend day call at VAMC.

          PGY 4 - Night Float two to four weeks total.

Moonlighting: If  desired is preferable to start at PGY 3 year or later after obtaining a full Tennessee State                              License (with the permission of the Residency Program Director)

ETSU Center for Physical Activity (CPA): Residents have free access to ETSU Center of Physical Activity that includes weight room, track area, volleyball and basketball courts, pool, fitness classes, including yoga, dancing,  and martial arts.

Leisure: Hiking, biking, spelunking, kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, camping, etc. East Tennessee has beautiful Appalachian Mountains and forests with four seasons of fun. Johnson City is a university town that has easy access to work, no state income tax, wonderful restaurants, concerts, festivals, ETSU sports team games, and more.







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