General Psychiatry Residency

General Psychiatry Residency

The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Psychiatry Residency program at Baylor College of Medicine offer 12 PGY I positions each year. Applications are accepted Sept. 15 through Dec. 1.

The Psychiatry Residency at Baylor College of Medicine is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education for four-year training in General Psychiatry.

The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine promotes active exchange between faculty and residents, and the substantive input of residents into their postgraduate education.


Residents are required to complete four years of graduate medical education to be eligible for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Candidates may apply at either the first- or second-postgraduate year level. The department accepts individuals at the second postgraduate year level who have completed a categorical first postgraduate year in psychiatry elsewhere or who have completed a minimum of 12 months of another ACGME accredited training program requiring comprehensive and continuous patient care, such as Internal Medicine or Pediatrics.

How To Apply:

Applications for PGY I positions are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) only. You may begin the application process by going to the ERAS site.

The following documents are needed along with ERAS application:

  • Three letters of recommendation must be submitted via ERAS; a chair’s letter is NOT required.
  • USMLE or COMLEX scores accepted.

For more information on applying to Baylor's psychiatry residency program, please contact [email protected].

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    Aug 06, 2020

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    Houston, Texas

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