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On Call

Our call covers the psychiatry consult/liaison service at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) -Egleston Hospital. We do not take call for any inpatient psychiatric units. Call is almost entirely during the first year.

Fellows are on call for 1 week at a time every 3-4 weeks. Call is from home on weekdays. Rounding occurs on weekends. An attending is available by phone at any time for questions or to discuss cases.

Weeknights:  Home call 5pm-8am. Answer questions by phone to support pediatric attendings and residents in the care of youth on the psychiatric C/L service or in the Egleston ED. Average of 3 phone calls for the week, typically during normal waking hours.

Weekend days: Round on new psychiatry consults and high risk follow ups on Saturday and Sunday. Arrival time is flexible. On average, fellows are in the hospital for about 4 hours each day.