- Please note that PSPC’s Psychiatry Training Observership does not have the approval of the commission and is not accredited by ACGME. The Program will not qualify a physician for limited licensure in Washington and does not qualify as a program acceptable to the Commission for the purposes of the two year post-graduate medical training requirement for full licensure as a physician. Any physician enrolled in the program will not be able to practice medicine, unless the physician is licensed in Washington. The Program will not count as experience in a residency training program for the purposes of board certification.
Q: How many PGY1 positions are available?
A: 4 PGY1 Trainees are selected yearly.
Q: Is our program ACGME accredited?
A: As of July 2013 our institution gained ACGME accreditation. Upon submitting a program application, the next ACGME Review Committee meeting for Psychiatry will be in February when we anticipate receiving our full accreditation.
Q: Is USMLE Step 3 required?
A: Yes, Step 3 is a requirement, with a passing score, for our program.
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