Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
711 Jefferson Ave., Suite 178
Memphis, Tennessee 38105
Jyotsna Ranga, M.D.
Leigh Ann Barns
**Photos Courtesy of Drs. Jack Gills and Ethel Cobbett**
Didactics and Scholarly Activity
Fellows have regular didactics that include thorough study of standard textbooks of child and adolescent psychiatry (Lewis textbook and Dulcan textbook), psychopharmacology, consultation liaison, forensics, child development, ethics, cultural aspects of child and adolescent psychiatry, trauma, and journal club.
- have a longitudinal didactic in a group format discussing the tenets of individual therapy with children and adolescents.
- have a longitudinal family therapy seminar.
- are required to attend Department of Psychiatry grand rounds.
- are required to attend Boling center didactics provided by developmental pediatrics.
Fellows take a lead role in discussing topics they have been assigned and serve as teachers and mentors to residents and medical students who also rotate with us.
They are required to pick a project of their interest for scholarly activity with their mentors and work on this gradually over 1-2 years.
Fellows are also part of quality control committees especially in their 2nd year.
- Growth and Development – Dr. Battaile, every alternate year (15 classes)
- Psychopharmacology – Dr. Ranga (12 classes)
- Consultation – Liaison - Dr. Ranga (6 classes)
- Journal Club/Evaluating the Evidence Base - Dr. Arnold (1/month approximately 12 classes)
- Research Seminar - Dr. Arnold (6 classes every other year)
- Psychological Assessment - Dr. Hoffmann (4 classes)
- Psychotherapy - Instruction and Group Supervision - Dr. Hoffmann (1/month- 10 classes)
- Family Therapy - Instruction and Supervision - Jody Long (1/month 10 classes)
- Ethics – Dr. Golden (4 classes)
- Forensics – Drs. Murphy and Paige (6 classes)
- Thurs Didactics – Drs. Ranga, Battaile and Hoffmann - Comprehensive Review of Child and Adolescent psychiatry Using Mina Dulcan Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (every week 40 classes)
- Domestic Violence – Dr. Hoffmann (4 classes)
- Administrative Psychiatry – Dr. Greene/chief residents (4 classes)
- Assessment and Treatment – Drs. Ranga, Battaile and Hoffmann - Group Discussion and Supervision of Cases After Thurs Clinic (40 classes)
- Neurology and Developmental Pediatrics – Boling Center Classes - Required for the 2nd Year fellows 12 classes (1/month)
- Community Psychiatry - Community Docs – (4 classes)
- Prite Review – Dr. Ranga - (10 classes)