The Residency Continuity Clinic (RCC) provides outpatient care for people seeking psychiatric evaluations and ongoing medication management. Treatment is provided by licensed medical doctors who are completing an advanced Residency Training Program through the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University under the direct supervision of experienced attending psychiatrists.
What services does RCC Provide?
The RCC provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and medication management. The purpose of medication management is to prescribe medications to effectively treat psychiatric conditions, such as depression or anxiety, and ensure your medications and dosages work effectively to help you manage your illness.
You will meet with a resident who will conduct a comprehensive evaluation. The resident will also meet with you at each of your medication management visits. At the end of each visit, you will meet with both he resident and supervising attending psychiatrist to discuss your care and treatment.
To contact the Resident Continuity Clinic at Butler Hospital please call (401) 455-6436.
What are the supervising attending psychiatrists?
Supervising attending psychiatrists are board certified medical doctors who specialize in psychiatry. They oversee care in the RCC program and are faculty members of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. These supervising psychiatrists will meet with you at the conclusion of each medication management visit.
What is a resident?
A resident is a licensed physician who has graduated from medical school and is receiving advanced training in a specialty, like psychiatry.
Can a resident prescribe medication?
Yes, a resident is a licensed medical doctor who has the authority to prescribe medication to his or her patients.