For Medical Students


Welcome to medical student education at the Department of Psychiatry. 

Year 1

In your first year of Medical School, you will take Human Behavior. Learn more about Year 1.

Year 2

In your second year of Medical School, you will prepare for the transition to your clinical education. Learn more about Year 2.

Years 3 & 4

Psychiatry Externship ADPY 7500

is a requirement for medical students to complete in their third or fourth year of medical school. Its goal is to prepare medical students to recognize, diagnose, and care for patients with psychiatric disorders encountered in most medical practices. Learn more

Psychiatry Interested Medical Students

Information for visiting medical students
Course offerings for Year 3 and 4 medical students
American Psychiatric Association membership application
University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds


Serena Sherrell
Medical Student Coordinator

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