University of Southern California/Los Angeles General Medical Center

General Information

Available positions:
Mode of application:
The program accepts either written or ERAS applications
The ACLP Common Application may be used for written applications
Accepts common application:
Number of covered hospital beds:
Number of inpatient consults per year for service:
400 (each fellow)
Number of full-time faculty equivalents for service:
Annual salary:
$86,499 with additional $10,000 housing allowance
J-1 Visa accepted:
H-1 Visa Accepted:

Experience (average hours/week)

Clinical Inpatient:
Clinical Outpatient:
Didactics and Seminars:
3-4 hours/week
Academic project required?

Description of Program

The Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship Program at USC/LA General Medial Center (formally named LAC+USC) is a one-year program training CL Psychiatrists to to become highly adept at treating medical, surgical, obstetric, and oncologic patients suffering from co-morbid psychiatric disorders. Trainees benefit from a breadth of clinical experiences, including integrated clinics within primary care, obstetrics, HIV, transplant, and neurobehavior, as well as a sub-specialized medically complex psychiatry clinic. Inpatient consult experiences include LA General Medical Center (600-bed safety net public hospital), Keck Hospital (private hospital), and Norris Hospital (comprehensive cancer center). In addition, fellows rotate for one month on a palliative care service. Dedicated didactics are provided weekly. The fellows are additionally trained to be educators, providing psychiatric interdisciplinary teaching/didactics to trainees on their services, including psychiatry, family medicine, internal medicine, ob/gyn, and neurology residents.

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