Wayne State University

School of Medicine



Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty/Administration Building

Suite 2215

Detroit, MI 48202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Psychiatry;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The teaching program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences provides themedical student with an awareness of psychiatric problems as they are experienced in the practiceof medicine, regardless of whether the student plans a general or specialty practice. Studentsbecome familiar with the social, psychodynamic, behavioral, and biological factors involved in thedevelopment of personality, emotional conflicts, and psychopathology. Additionally, they are taught torecognize the importance of the emotional aspects in the doctor-patient relationship. TheDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences is active in the teaching of the medicalstudent throughout four years of training with a required clinical clerkship occurring in the third year. Clinical psychiatry rotations are conducted at the Detroit Receiving Hospital, Harper Hospital,Providence Hospital, Sinai Hospital, University Psychiatric Centers, and Veterans' AdministrationMedical Center.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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