Elective Rotations: Inpatient Mood Disorders Program

Elective Rotation: Inpatient Mood Disorders Program


Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Brief Description of Rotation

The resident will work with supervisors primarily in the inpatient unit of the mood program, but will also be available for consultations to other inpatient programs where the mood program is asked to see the patient. Additional experience in outpatient psychiatry with the supervisor will be arranged to ensure an adequate overall workload.


Dr. Kraus, MD
Dr. Bisserbe, MD
Dr. Sachdeva, MD

Description of Supervision

To be Negotiated.


As per the terminal cognitive, skill and attitudinal objectives of the Resident Training Objectives of the University of Ottawa, Department of Psychiatry and distributed yearly to Residents in the Orientation Package.

Expectations and Opportunities


20 hours per week of clinical time. Primary responsibility for designated beds under the supervision of a staff psychiatrist(s), with availability as required for Kardex, team meetings and patient care. Other clinical duties include seeing patients from other inpatient units of the hospital who have been referred to the mood program for consultation.


May be available for interested residents.


May be available for interested residents.

General Information

Residency Level: PGY-3 to PGY-5

Rotation Length: Six to Twelve Months

Number of Residents: 1-2

Suitable for Half-Time: No

RCPSC Core Rotation: No

For More Information, Please Contact:

Debbie Hall, Postgraduate Coordinator
The Ottawa Hospital (General Campus), 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
Phone: 613-737-8955
Email: dehall@toh.ca

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