Osteopathic Medicine Clerkship

Medical students in the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine take a 4-week psychiatry clerkship at sites throughout Michigan, including areas in and around Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, and Traverse City.  Clerkship materials and contact information are listed below.


Clerkship Materials

COM Psychiatry Clerkship Syllabus Open link in new tab (PDF 322KB)

Absence Request Form Open link in new tab (PDF 119KB)

COM Student Experience Log Open link in new tab (PDF 81KB)

Performance-Based Assessment Form Open link in new tab (PDF 152KB)

COM Grade Summary Open link in new tab (PDF 111KB)


Contact Information


Clerkship Program Administration

COM Office of the Registrar
MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine
965 Fee Rd, C110 East Fee Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-7741

Lead Clerkship Director, Instructor of Record
Director Medical Student Education, Psychiatry

Brian Smith, MD
MSU Department of Psychiatry
909 Fee Road, Suite B120
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-3070

Department Clerkship Administrator
Callie Langenderfer
MSU Department of Psychiatry
965 Fee Road, Room A236-B
East Lansing, MI  48824
(517) 353-9245

Department Clerkship Assistant
Lansing Community Clerkship Assistant
Karen Cummings
MSU Department of Psychiatry
965 Fee Road, Suite A236
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-4201


Southeast Michigan Community - Providence Students see below

Statewide Campus System Open link in new tab

Please contact the Department Clerkship Administrator with questions

Flint Community

Clerkship Director
Barbara Wolf, PhD
McLaren Family Practice Center
G-3230 Beecher Road, Suite 1
Flint, MI 48532
(810) 342-8620

Clerkship Assistant
Ashlee Wells
MSU CHM – Flint Campus
200 E First Street
Flint, MI  48502
(810) 600-5621


Grand Rapids Community

Please contact the Department Clerkship Administrator with questions



Providence - Providence Park Hospital

Clerkship Director
Debra Hollander, MD

Clerkship Assistant
Jackie Burke
MSU-CHM Southeast MI Campus
Providence-Providence Park Hostpital, Southfield
421 Fisher Center, Room 419
16001 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI  48075
(248) 849-5662

Traverse City Community

CO- Clerkship Directors
Curtis Cummins, M.D.
(231) 922-4850

Scott Moneith, M.D.
(231) 486-5380

Clerkship Assistant
Kendry Harkert
MSU-CHM Traverse City Campus
Munson Family Practice Center
1400 Medical Center Drive
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 392-8222 


Highlights of Changes from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5

DSM Highlights Open link in new browser tab (PDF 403KB)