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Psychiatry Residency

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Psychiatry Residency Program

Thank you for your interest in the Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC).  We take pride in our history as being the birthplace of the Biopsychosocial Model of care, which came to national prominence in the 1977 Science article by George Engel, M.D.  This model offers a holistic and humane approach to medicine by embracing interdisciplinary perspectives and considering the patient in their own context.  It appreciates the social, cultural, familial, and individual determinants of health and disease.  By the time this model came to prominence, the University of Rochester was already established as a place for innovative multi- and inter-disciplinary education. Our training program builds upon this solid and deep foundation.

Our department's long-standing values—compassion, dedication, personal integrity, an emphasis on education, and a constant striving for professional excellence—form the foundation for our residency program. Our primary goal is to develop psychiatrists who have medical knowledge and abilities, and clinical maturity and confidence to function at the highest levels in their chosen career paths.

Our Program by the Numbers

1500 +

Faculty & Staff

420000 +

Outpatient Services Yearly

115 +

Multidisciplinary Trainees

$ 25 m

Research Grants & Contracts

What Sets Us Apart

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, read more regarding our key department initiatives.

Research and Mentoring

The University of Rochester Department of Psychiatry has a strong tradition of both basic and clinical research.

Breadth & Integration

An array of training opportunities within the broad range of services offered by the department including within the Medical Center and the community.

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