Curriculum Overview

The UTHSA psychiatry program provides residents with ample and robust educational opportunities to supplement their clinical training throughout residency. Every Tuesday from 12 to 5 pm is protected for didactics—all residents are excused from clinical duties during this time. The weekly schedule includes the following:

Noon Conference, 12 – 1 pm

  • Lunch provided
  • Program updates and announcements
  • Resident case presentation or morbidity & mortality presentation
  • Occasional guest presentations from job recruiters

Grand Rounds, 1:15 – 2:30 pm

Class-Specific Didactics, 3 – 5 pm

  • Aug– May
  • Taught by clinical faculty, research faculty, and guest lecturers
  • Continuously updated and improved based on resident feedback

Weekly Didactic Curriculum by Training Year

Psychiatry Department Research and Quality Improvement Day

Held once per year, this event includes a keynote address from an invited clinical researcher, research workshops, and oral and poster presentations from residents and faculty. Residents are excused from clinical duties to participate.

Other Optional Educational Opportunities

  • Resident-led journal club—every 2 weeks
  • Resident-led book club—once a month