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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Quillen College of Medicine

Resident Life


Resident Life


2017 Graduating residents and PD with residency staff

Faculty and residents at Education Day 2018

                                Faculty and residents at Education Day 2018

PGY 1 End of year

                                      Incoming resident potluck

Welcome BBQ

                        Welcome potluck for new interns

2018 Educ Day Thai Chi

Residents, staff, and faculty learning Thai Chi during an Education Day breakout session


2017 Orientation team building

Residents, faculty, and staff participate in team building activities as part of orientation 2017

Other Program Highlights:

Resident regional or national conference presentations: Funds are typically  available to help cover  travel and registration for PGY 1 presentation at least.

Other Education Funds-$500/year is available for books or other education materials.

Education Day: Residents are able to join faculty off site for a one day more intensive review of the program to address areas of improvement and recognize areas of strength

Call: PGY I - No overnight call. Weekend day call about every 5 weekends at VAMC

          PGY 2 - Approximately 8 weeks total of Night Float broken into 2 week intervals and occasional                                      overnight call rest of the year at VAMC.

          PGY 3 - Weekend day call at Woodridge Hospital

          PGY 4 - Night Float 2-4 weeks total and senior back up for intern call in their first month

Moonlighting: If  desired is preferable to start at PGY 3 year or later after obtaining a full Tennessee State                              License (with the permission of the Residency Program Director)

ETSU Center for Physical Activity (CPA): Residents have free access to ETSU Center of Physical Activity that includes weight room, track area, volleyball and basketball courts, pool, fitness classes, including yoga, dancing,  and martial arts.

Leisure: Hiking, biking, spelunking, kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, camping, etc. East Tennessee has beautiful Appalachian
Mountains and forests with four seasons of fun. Johnson City is a university town that has easy access to work, no state income tax, wonderful restaurants, concerts, festivals, ETSU sports team games, and more.







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