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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Residency Program


Becoming a Psychiatrist

A psychiatrist is a licensed medical doctor certified to treat emotional and mental disorders with the authority to prescribe medication. While both psychiatrists and psychologists can practice clinical psychology and psychotherapy, only psychiatrists can prescribe medication. As a result, psychiatrists must complete medical school and residency training. Read more about Becoming a Psychiatrist.

Categorical Psychiatry Residency

Our investment in the department’s teaching mission at both the undergraduate and graduate levels is evident from our high recruitment into psychiatry.We are among the top 15 universities nationally in our recruitment of students into psychiatry. Our faculty represent a broad range of expertise that allows our residents to learn firsthand from specialists throughout their clinical rotations and didactic curriculum. Read more about Categorical Psychiatry Residency.

Family Medicine & Psychiatry Program

Welcome to the the University of Cincinnati/The Christ Hospital's Family Medicine and Psychiatry program! We began our combined program in 1995, which makes our program the longest-running FMP program in the United States. We are also one of the few that is run by a training director dedicated only to the combined program. Read more about The Family Medicine and Psychiatry Program.

Triple Board Program

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati offer a combined Residency in Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Triple Board). This five-year integrated program qualifies graduates for board certification in each of these specialties. Triple Board residents become experts in all areas of child and adolescent health, growth, development and behavior. Read more about The Triple Board Program.

Contract, Benefits and Stipends

This page displays the information and details the GME standard terms and conditions as well as an explanation of the stipend and benefits. Contract, Benefits, and Stipends.

Resident Directory

This page displays the information and details of the people year-wise. Resident Directory.

Living in Cincinnati

Faculty, staff and students can agree on one thing about Cincinnati: It’s a nice place to visit, and an even nicer place to live. From urban hotspots to family-friendly attractions, the city that has its roots as a 19th-century Ohio River transportation hub has enthusiastically embraced the 21st century with a welcoming spirit toward fresh faces and fresh ideas. Read more about Living in Cincinnati.


More Information

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Residency Training Office:
Phone: 513-558-5190
Email: Residency Staff