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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Quillen College of Medicine

Resident Life


Resident Life


2017 Graduating residents and PD with residency staff

Educ Day 2017

Faculty and residents at Education Day 2017

PGY 1 End of year

PGY 1 end of year get together

Welcome BBQ

Welcome barbecue for new interns

Welcome BBQ 2

Welcome BBQ for new interns

Residents attending Tennessee Psychiatric Association  (TPA) meeting 

Residents TPA Mtg

TPA first meeting

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  needed Night Float as 2 week rotation 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 and senior back up for intern call in their first month

Moonlighting: If  desired is preferable to start at PGY 3 year 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.

Spelunking Photo

                                                     Residents, Faculty and Program Director Spelunking August 2016


                                    Residents Hiking Asheville 3

                                                                                       Hiking in Asheville, NC       


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