Psychosomatic Medicine

The University of Maryland Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship is an ACGME accredited one-year fellowship that provides the experience and training necessary to provide consultation, liaison and treatment for patients with complex medical conditions as they occur in a wide variety of medical treatment settings. Outpatient consultation experiences emphasize integrated care models and include training in primary care medical clinics, HIV clinics, a vocational rehabilitation center, as well as other specialty medical and surgical clinics. Inpatient consultation focuses on both consultation and liaison aspects of psychiatric treatment of patients with complex medical and psychiatric conditions as they occur in a diverse tertiary treatment setting. Sites include the R. Adams Cowley Shock-Trauma Center, The Greenebaum Cancer Center, the Baltimore VA Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center with a multitude of specialty services including nephrology, organ transplantation, HIV, neurology/neurosurgery, cardiology and OB/GYN. The educational program consists of seminars, case conferences, and individual supervision provided for all clinical activities. Additionally, the fellow will have the opportunity to participate in the ambulatory psychiatry training program for internal medicine residents, as well as teach medical students and psychiatry residents. Research experience in conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis will be provided as part of the research curriculum.

Completion of an approved psychiatric residency program is required.

Program Director: Seth Himelhoch, MD, MPH
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