Triple Board Residency

  • Training Sequence

    The Triple Board Resident Training Program at Cincinnati Children’s is a five-year program that combines training in pediatrics, psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. The training sequence for each year is:

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    First Year

    • Eleven months of pediatrics
    • Seven months of inpatient, including one month of normal newborn and one month of neonatal intensive care
    • Four months of outpatient, including service in the Emergency Department and Division of Developmental Disabilities
    • One month of inpatient child psychiatry
    • Weekly pediatric continuity clinic
    • Four weeks of vacation during outpatient pediatrics

    Second Year

    • Seven months of adult psychiatry
    • Four months of inpatient wards
    • Two months of chemical dependency, psychiatric emergency room and consult-liaison service
    • One month child psychiatry ER / substance abuse consult-liaison
    • One month of child psychiatry
    • Four months of pediatrics
    • Two months of inpatient pediatrics including neonatal intensive care unit service and team leading
    • Two months of outpatient pediatrics, including adolescent medicine and emergency department service
    • Weekly pediatric continuity clinic
    • Weekly supervised adult psychotherapy during the second half of the year
    • Two weeks of vacation during pediatrics and two weeks during adult psychiatry

    Third Year

    • Eight months of outpatient adult psychiatry
    • Two months of pediatrics
    • One month of pediatric intensive care unit service
    • One month of pediatric outpatient child neurology
    • Weekly pediatric continuity clinic
    • Weekly supervised adult outpatient psychotherapy
    • Four weeks of vacation during outpatient adult psychiatry

    Fourth Year

    • One month of adult psychiatry (outpatient adult neurology)
    • Seven months of pediatrics
    • Two months of inpatient pediatrics, including team leading and neonatal intensive care unit service
    • Five months of pediatric electives
    • Three months of child and adolescent psychiatry inpatient service, including weekly outpatient psychopharmacology clinic service
    • Pediatric continuity clinic (every other week alternating with an optional second clinic)
    • Weekly supervised adult / child outpatient psychotherapy (optional)
    • Two weeks of vacation during pediatrics and two weeks of vacation during child psychiatry

    Fifth Year

    • Twelve months of outpatient child and adolescent psychiatry, including psychopharmacology clinics, psychotherapy, early development and abuse, forensics, school consultation, and community consultation service
    • Pediatric continuity clinic every other week alternating with the second clinic
    • Four weeks of vacation during child psychiatry