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Behavioral Medicine

Internship Opportunities


Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
Behavioral Medicine
2500 Alhambra Avenue
Martinez CA 94553

Placement Openings

Two placements are available for Ph.D./Psy.D. interns and fellows.

  • Placement is mid-September through the end of August
  • Pre-doc CAPIC-approved program

Program Description

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center is a full service county hospital with 164 beds. Interns are exposed to a full range of presentations including mood disorders, thought disorders, drug and alcohol induced disorders, and medical conditions. Students will have the opportunity to work with a diverse population and work in a medical setting with a multidisciplinary team. They will learn psychopharmacology and medical terminology, as well as develop skills in assessment, diagnosis, treatment recommendations, and providing feedback to care providers and medical treatment team.
Two tracks are available:

Acute inpatient care units – Required commitment 40 hours per week. Interns will conduct psychiatric evaluations for patients admitted to acute medical inpatient care. They will have the opportunity to provide individual and family assessment, diagnosis, consultation and brief therapy to patients referred by medical staff as well as provide feedback to care providers, and family members.

Outpatient primary care clinic - Required commitment part time to full time. Interns will provide individual and family assessment, diagnosis, consultation and brief therapy with patients referred by primary doctors in an outpatient family medicine clinic, and will have the opportunity to co-facilitate pain and wellness group.

To Apply

Apply through the CAPIC MATCHING PROCESS ON CAPIC WEBSITE

Contact Information

Liat Porat, Ph.D.
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry, Unit 4E
2500 Alhambra Avenue
Martinez, CA 94553
liat.porat@hsd.cccounty.us