Training Sites

Le Bonheur Children's HospitalLe Bonheur Children's Hospital
848 Adams Ave
Memphis, Tennessee 38103

901-287-5437

Founded in 1952, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is an integral part of the Methodist Healthcare Family and a training site for many University of Tennessee Health Science Center residencies/fellowships. A new $340-million hospital building was built in December 2010 to accommodate the over 100,000 patients seen each year.

Named one of the nation's "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, Le Bonheur is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the Mid-South.  It's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides the highest level of care for the region's critically ill newborns.

Fellows learn the essentials of psychiatric consultation to a premier, comprehensive medical center.  Fellows are involved in clinics affiliated with Le Bonheur.

Lakeside photo

Lakeside Behavioral Health System
2911 Brunswick Road
Memphis, TN 38133
Phone: (901) 377-4700

Lakeside Behavioral Health System is a 305-bed facility that provides specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services to children, adolescents, young adults, adults and seniors.  The facility is located on a 37-acre campus in northeast Shelby County.

It offers programs to provide treatment for bipolar disorder, psychological trauma, depression and anxiety, mental illnesses, suicide intervention, alcoholism, drug addiction, and substance abuse.

Fellows learn the basics of acute inpatient psychiatry, to comprehensively assess and treat children and adolescents who are acute, with different modalities including crisis management, pharmacology, individual family and milieu therapy.

Shelby County Unified School District
Fellows learn the art of school consultation. They work with children who are in smaller, structured day treatment settings to understand the process of placement, work with a multidisciplinary team on behavior modification and individualized treatment plans, get a further understanding of special education laws, and as consultants reach out to providers in the community with feedback as necessary.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Fellows expand their consultation/ liaison skills and learn to work with this unique population of children and adolescents and families who are in treatment for hematologic and oncological diagnoses.

In this setting there is a close dialogue with the Department of Psychology and with other specialists.

Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic at Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
Fellows expand their consultation/ liaison skills and learn to work with this unique population of children and adolescents and families who are in treatment for hematologic and oncological diagnoses.

In this setting there is a close dialogue with the Department of Psychology and with other specialists.

Contact Us

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
711 Jefferson Ave., Suite 178
Memphis, Tennessee 38105
Phone: 901-448-5944
Fax: 901-448-5089

Jyotsna Ranga, M.D.
Program Director
Email: jranga@uthsc.edu

Leigh Ann Barns
Coordinator
Phone: 901-448-2302
Email: lbarns@uthsc.edu

**Photos Courtesy of Drs. Jack Gills and Ethel Cobbett**