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Psychiatry

Price Medical Building
Suite 308
1245 Old York Road
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Abington, PA 19001
Phone: 215-481-3133
Fax: 215-481-7570

Diane Custer, MD

Chairman
Diane Custer, MD


Clerkship Director
Inpatient Services
Greg Giuliano, DO

Clerkship Director
Consult Services
Raluca Stefanesco-Sturz, MD

For information contact: Kate Vaughan, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 215-481-7594

Supporting Faculty

  • Department of Psychiatry full time faculty
  • Two Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) residents rotate at Abington - Jefferson Health (AJH) every three months

3rd year Clerkship

  • Students
    • DUCOM: 3-4 per 6 week block
    • PCOM: 1 per 4 week block
  • Structure
    • Students participate in the care of inpatients on a 15-bed service, with daily rounds and conferences with one of two full-time faculty members and the TJU residents.
    • Students participate in the consult service and ECT. They accompany “Crisis” workers as they see patients in the Emergency Trauma Center
    • The outpatient component consists of seeing patients in a preceptor model with an attending.
    • Students see private patients with individual attendings.
  • Lectures
    • Noon conference every Friday
    • Monthly morbidity & mortality conference
    • Schwartz Rounds: 2nd Wednesday of every month except Dec., July & August
  • Call and Weekends
    • No overnight call or weekend rounds

4th year Sub Internship

  • Not available at AJH

4th year Electives

  • Not available at AJH

Physician Assistants

  • TJU: 1 student per 4 week block
  • Structure, lectures and call are generally the same as for 3rd year clerks.