Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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Major Teaching Affiliates


Froedtert Hospital (FH)

This is a major teaching hospital of the Medical College of Wisconsin and provides the clinical base for the consultation/liaison rotation on the medical and surgical services and a geropsychiatry outpatient elective. Inpatient Neurology and Emergency Medicine rotation for first-year residents also occur at Froedtert Hospital.

 “This program has a definite strength for the diversity of clinical experiences, from learning at the County facilities to the VA and Froedtert.  There are many fellowship opportunities and a very supportive environment to pursue one’s [interests]."

Anonymous, Resident Response to 2013 Recruitment Survey

Columbia Hospital Psychotherapy Center (COL HPC)

On Milwaukee’s East Side, Columbia Hospital offers an inpatient rotation and a comprehensive outpatient experience at the Center for Psychotherapies. Columbia Hospital is host to the Department’s Division of Psychoanalysis and the Wisconsin Psychoanalytic New Training Facility of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis.

Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)

This 505-bed hospital provides internal medicine, inpatient psychiatry, and addiction medicine training as well as outpatient neurology. The required geropsychiatry and P.T.S.D. rotations occur in the outpatient clinic here. Electives in inpatient, consultation/liaison, Neuropsychological testing, Telepsychiatry and Palliative Care are available, as well as research electives.


Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division (MCBHD)

Located on the campus of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center, the Mental Health Division is one of the program’s primary training sites. It has an extensive inpatient, outpatient, day hospital, emergency, and community support services. This is the setting for several of the residency’s required and elective rotations.


Community Memorial Hospital (CMH)

Provides inpatient psychiatry and consultation liaison services to this 202-bed community hospital located in the northwest suburbs of Milwaukee, just ten minutes from campus. Residents rotate for six weeks on the 16-bed inpatient psychiatry unit. Residents have commented on the breadth of their experience at CMH.


100% of residents in the 2013 ACGME survey rated variety of patients as “very positive”.
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