Psychiatry Residency Program

Psychiatry Residency Program

Transition of Sponsorship - Important information regarding Psychiatry Residency Program.

 James S. Kumar, MD, MS, FACPWelcome and thank you for your interest in the Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in association with Carle Foundation Hospital. We are a university-affiliated, community-based program offering a world-class medical education and an inspiring residency experience.

Our program received ACGME accreditation in April of 2016 and had our first class in July of 2017. We will be utilizing the ERAS application system and the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) process. Please submit all applications for our starting class through ERAS. We are committed to providing unsurpassed training opportunities for our students, residents and professionals seeking continuing medical education.

You will learn from the diverse patient population and excellent supportive and knowledgeable faculty. Our Psychiatry Residency Program provides training at three hospitals and affiliated clinics, including a hospital ranked among the nation's best, a level one trauma center, a community and service focused hospital and a Veterans Administration hospital. Our program will offer opportunities for in depth training in a variety of psychiatric specialties including child psychiatry, integrated care, work with the veterans' population, and possibly a research track in conjunction with the world renowned Beckman Institute. Interdisciplinary training is provided in conjunction with PhD psychology interns, physician assistant students, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and medical students.

Our curriculum is established to help residents succeed in passing national boards. Enter our site and learn more about our upcoming psychiatric residency training program.

So come find out more, discover something outside of ordinary in Urbana-Champaign.

Suzanna Kitten, M.D., F.A.P.A
Director, Psychiatry Residency Program
University of Illinois, College of Medicine

For inquiries on our Psychiatry Residency Program, please contact Linda Stone, Program Coordinator at (preferred) or 217-383-4615.


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