Chirag Shridhar Zalke

What trainings does one need to undergo as a college graduate which will be effective in the long run as a Psychiatrist?

training which will prove helpful for Psychaitrist

by Chirag Shridhar Zalke
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What trainings does one need to undergo as a college graduate which will be effective in the long run as a Psychiatrist?

Indumathi  Selvaraj
Indumathi Selvaraj
Verified Career Expert
Applied Psychologist And Career Counselor
  • Bangalore


Hi,





Thank you for contacting Mera Careerguide.com





A Psychiatrist specializes in prescribing mental health medications and rarely provides Psychotherapy. A Psychiatrist's training is that of a medical Physician's involving four years of Pre-Med studies. i.e A bachelor's degree with a Pre-Med emphasis. Then four years of medical school. After medical school like all Physicians in training such as DO, MD or MBBS, One has to choose a post graduate residency. In the case of Psychiatrist they will then go to four year psychiatric residency. A psychiatric residency usually involves training at an inpatient like Hospital setting. Residents are supervised by other psychiatrists and have seminars on various topics such as Psychopharmacology, mood disorders, eating disorders etc. Many of the topics are electives so on psychiatrist has the exact same training. Seminars are different than typical graduate school classes in that in a seminar less time is devoted to one particular topic and board exam are required. Most seminars last around an hour or two, once a week for around four to six weeks.

Assuming one has passed his or her three part medical boards after the first year of the residency one can begin practicing medicine but until the psychiatric residency is complete and the psychiatric board exam is passed one cannot be a Psychiatrist.



Hope this helps. If you require further moreinformation, you can reach us again throughMeraCareerguide.com and we will be happy toassistyou.





All the very best

In order to post replies to the question: "What trainings does one need to undergo as a college graduate which will be effective in the long run as a Psychiatrist?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

I wanted help with my career path.Please help

Hello Sudhato,  Interesting question. We are here to help you, but I would be able to guide you only if you had clearly specified what you curren .. read more

Do 12th board marks have any importance in jee mains

Dear Anshuman, 12th Standard marks are not relevant for rank in JEE main but as an eligibility criteria wherein you should have atleast 75% ( 65% for .. read more

How can i get top rank in jee main ?

Hi, How to get top rank in JEE Main .... Let me tell you right in the begining that it is definitely more of your Passion and hard work over IQ t .. read more

Which are the best countries to study MBA abroad?

Dear Gautam,                USA is always be a better choice but for entering into top Universities in USA you .. read more
Most Popular

Do 12th board marks have any importance in jee mains

Dear Anshuman, 12th Standard marks are not relevant for rank in JEE main but as an eligibility criteria wherein you should have atleast 75% ( 65% for .. read more

How is the typical day of a Tourist Guide/Manager ?

Tour guides work in the travel industry, giving guided tours to groups of visitors. They are experts on the history of the location and offer their to .. read more

What is the eligibility criteria to be a Geologist?

Someone who's interested and concerned with Earth's natural resources may want to look into a career as a geologist. Geologists study the Earth to gai .. read more

What should choose between Software developer and Bank PO

We can compare both by the following factors. 1. On the basis of Salary: Starting salary for Bank PO Job - 38,000 – 42,000 Starting salary for I .. read more