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department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Clinical Teaching Sites


Episcopal Hospital (TUHS)

“We're here for you." That's the promise doctors, nurses and other specialists at Episcopal Campus have kept for more than 150 years. Today, our commitment is as strong as ever. Some of the services offered at Episcopal Campus include a full-service Emergency Department and Minor Care Center, a 21-bed inpatient telemetry unit, a psychiatric Crisis Response Center, 118-bed Behavioral Health Center, 44 beds reserved for extended acute patients, advanced radiology services, including digital mammography and CT scans, full-service laboratory, as well as outpatient and inpatient consultation services including but not limited to family practice, oral and maxillofacial surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, cardiology, and pediatrics.

At Episcopal Campus, the psychiatry residents rotate in inpatient, outpatient, and emergency psychiatry.


Temple University Hospital

Temple University Hospital (TUH) is one of the region's most respected academic medical centers. The 721-bed Philadelphia hospital is also the chief clinical training site for Temple University School of Medicine. The world-class specialists and surgeons at TUH offer advanced treatments — including access to the latest research innovations — that help many patients with serious disease achieve outcomes once thought impossible. As the acute care cornerstone of Temple Health, TUH is committed to excellence in all its patient care, research, and training.

Residents rotate at TUH for neurology, consult-liaison psychiatry, inpatient medicine, outpatient pediatrics (optional), internal medicine consults, and numerous electives.


Wordsworth Academy

The Wordsworth Academy is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides a continuum of education, behavioral health treatment and child welfare services to children, adolescents and families. Services include a Residential Treatment Program, special education programs, and a number of programs that are provided in homes, schools and the community. More than 2000 children and youth receive services from Wordsworth each year. Caring and professional services are provided in a variety of settings. New programming is continually introduced to meet the changing needs of the community. Wordsworth provides evidenced-based and innovative therapeutic interventions and educational services based on the individual needs of our clients and families. Wordsworth helps clients identify strengths, foster resiliency, and develop skills so that each child can reach his/her full potential academically and socially.

Strengthening families and helping children overcome emotional, behavioral and academic challenges is a primary goal. In many cases, healing from trauma must first occur. Each child's story is unique and treatment is tailored to the needs of each child. Wordsworth partners with the Philadelphia School District, over 50 local school districts from five counties, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Community Behavioral Health, and the Philadelphia Department of Human Services to serve the needs of the community.

Residents rotate at Wordsworth for required child psychiatry rotations as well as for numerous electives.


Abington Hospital - Muller Institute for Senior Health

Abington Hospital is honored to help seniors achieve and maintain healthy, enjoyable lives. Through their broad range of inpatient and outpatient, as well as home & community-based programs, they focus on helping each older adult attain the best functioning for physical and emotional well-being. Older adults have varying lifestyles and health conditions. Our patients, their families and caregivers know they can rely on us for the latest proven approaches that are right for each individual. Board-certified geriatricians, geropsychiatrists, geriatric nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers and elder life specialists provide advanced approaches for improving, and even avoiding, conditions that may arise with aging while supporting family caregivers with education, guidance and respite. Through comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care, they offer exceptional geriatric services in comfortable settings, including: out-patient Geriatric Assessment, geropsychiatry consultations to medically hospitalized seniors, senior-friendly Older Adult Specialty Unit at Abington Memorial Hospital, supportive Memory Fitness Center, nursing-home consultations, and Home Care services.

Honors include U.S. News and World Report commendation in geriatrics, Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) designations as HELP Center of Excellence, NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders).

Residents rotate here for required geriatric psychiatry rotations and are able to rotate for electives


Crozer-Chester Medical Center

The Crozer-Keystone Health System Recovery Center is committed to delivering high quality, comprehensive professional services to all people who are suffering from the disease of addiction and associated behaviors, including co-occurring disorders. We are committed to delivering these services in a culturally sensitive manner, using modern therapeutic techniques and promoting a traditional 12-step method in the healing process. Services include Co-occurring disorder treatment, Methadone maintenance, Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP), Suboxone IOP Treatment, outpatient treatment (OP), Severe Mental Illness (SMI) with Co-Occurring Addictions Treatment, adolescent OP/IOP recovery program, women’s group, case management services, men’s group, DUI program, priority treatment for pregnant women, and assessment and referral services. Temple psychiatry residents rotate at Crozer for their addictions rotation and are welcome to take electives at Crozer as well.