The Department of Psychiatry is active in foundational science coursework, teaching psychopathology and early clinical skills. Psychiatry clerkship experiences are available at all nine IU School of Medicine campuses with accomplished faculty in robust clinical settings. Elective opportunities in many areas are available to medical students enrolled at IU School of Medicine students as well as guest medical students.
Early Medical Education
The Department of Psychiatry participates in education in the first phase of instruction covering the foundations of clinical work. Psychiatry faculty also guide medical students in exposure to basic psychopathology and treatment of psychiatric disorders in the organ system course addressing neuroscience and behavior.