The Ohio State Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health offers a dynamic general psychiatry residency program that emphasizes the connection between mental and physical health.

Launch your medical career within a department that boasts:

  • Consistently high passage rates on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) exam
  • Ample opportunities to develop as an educator with approximately 200 students in each College of Medicine class
  • An interdisciplinary education that provides regular interaction with other medical center specialists and daily opportunities to work with social work and psychology trainees as well as those studying to become a physician’s assistant or nurse practitioner.
  • Opportunities to present at national meetings, including those of the American Psychiatric Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, American Neuropsychiatric Association, and Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Authorship in peer-reviewed psychiatric journals
  • Co- and sub-investigator status on clinical trials
  • A commitment to community engagement, advocacy and volunteer service
  • Available incentive opportunities
  • Subsequent acceptance at fellowship programs nationwide in the areas of addiction, child and adolescent, forensic and consultation-liaison psychiatry

Our residency program is approved for 48 residents and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Residency Program Directors


Julie Niedermier, MD

Vice Chair, Education


Samar McCutcheon, MD

Associate Program Director

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