The Combined Adult and Child Psychiatry Track
If you have an interest in pursuing a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship after residency, consider this specialized track to begin developing your expertise early.
This track permits the completion of both their adult residency training and child psychiatry fellowship within five years at TTUHSC El Paso. Residents need only complete the application cycle once for both residency and fellowship. Applicants must indicate through ERAS their intent to pursue this track while applying to the general psychiatry residency program.
Through this track, residents will be able to complete up to two months of your primary care requirements in pediatrics. Additionally, residents will be able to integrate child and adolescent psychiatry care beginning in their second year of residency for a unique and longitudinal experience. TTUHSC El Paso offers numerous unique rotations in child and adolescent psychiatry. Residents in this track work with established child and adolescent psychiatry mentors to pursue projects in areas of identified interests. Below is an example schedule for a resident pursuing this track.
2 months of General Pediatrics and/or Pediatric Emergency Medicine
5 months of Inpatient Psychiatry
2 months of Neurology
1 month of Emergency Psychiatry
2 months of Internal Medicine and/or Family Medicine
1 month of Child and Adolescent Consult-Liaison Psychiatry
2 months of Texas Child Access through Telemedicine (TCHATT) and/or Rural Telemedicine
for Youth (RTY)
6 months of Adult Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
3 months of Emergency Psychiatry
1 year with El Paso Child Guidance Center for Trauma-Informed Continuity Clinic (1 half day a week)
1 year with Emergence Health Network Young Adult Psychosis Clinic (1 half day a week)
1 year with Ysleta School District Comprehensive Care Clinic (1 half day a week)
1 year at Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic at Texas Tech (3 half days a week) including
geriatric and addiction
1 year of Psychotherapy Clinic (1 half day a week)
1 year of Outpatient Clinic at VA Hospital (1 half day a week)
½ day dedicated elective time for research or clinical interest
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