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PGY4 Residency Program

The NIMH PGY4 psychiatry residency program offers research training in clinical neuroscience and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The PGY4 resident who seeks admission to this program must have completed all ACGME psychiatry clinical rotation requirements prior to beginning the program. There is a formal application process that includes submission of a written application and letters of recommendation, followed by invitations to interview with potential research mentors and NIMH training staff. If accepted, the PGY4 resident transfers to the NIMH residency program and completes residency after one full year. Residents generally transition immediately to the NIMH clinical fellowship program (see above) after completion of their PGY4 year at NIMH.

Additional information can be found at: http://www.cc.nih.gov/training/gme/programs/psychiatry.html or by contacting Joyce Chung, M.D., Director, NIMH PGY4 Psychiatry Residency Program.