About this Program
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
1670 Upham Drive
Columbus, OH 43210-1250
Program Coordinator: Joenna Cynkar
A Dynamic Learning Experience
Our residency program maintains continued accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Our program also has internal moonlighting opportunities available for residents.
Our program's goal is to provide you with a comprehensive, individualized psychiatric educational experience that stimulates professional growth and integrity.
Our Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health includes over 100 full- and part-time clinical faculty members dedicated to your outstanding education.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Ohio State’s Neurological Institute supports its residents with remarkable resources — multi-million-dollar neuropsychiatric treatment and research facilities, located within one of "America's Best" hospitals and more than 100 full- and part-time clinical faculty members dedicated to the outstanding education of psychiatrists practicing throughout the world.
Recent accomplishments of our residents include:
- Consistently high passage rates of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
- American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Educational Outreach Award
- Presentations at national and international meetings, including the American Psychiatric Association and European Congress of Psychiatry
- First authorship in peer-reviewed psychiatric journals
- Co- and sub-investigators of various clinical trials
- Acceptance at various fellowship programs nationwide in the areas of addiction, child and adolescent, college mental health, forensic and psychosomatic medicine
We invite you to apply and help us continue to make meaningful contributions to psychiatric medicine. Our residency program maintains continued accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and is approved for a total of 32 residents.
We offer you the opportunity to excel, and further support your personal well-being through a comprehensive package of stipends and benefits.
Our program also has internal moonlighting opportunities available for residents. Senior residents may participate in moonlighting opportunities in the Columbus area. We recognize that moonlighting can be a lucrative and clinically valuable endeavor enabling residents to develop and practice clinical skills. Our moonlighting policy includes consideration of duty hours, licensure and other circumstances.
From the Director: Julie Niedermier, MD
On behalf of The Ohio State University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Psychiatry Residency Program.
Our goal is to provide you with a comprehensive, individualized psychiatric educational experience that stimulates professional growth and integrity. To achieve this goal, we integrate core clinical rotations and a structured didactic curriculum that is dynamic and continuously updated to reflect the advancements in psychiatric knowledge and meet the challenges confronting today’s psychiatric professional.
While the residency program lasts four years, our mission is to support you with an enthusiastic foundation for lifelong professional growth. Here, you will be exposed to a diverse breadth of existing psychiatric knowledge as well as the newest neurobiological, psychological and sociocultural theories. The program provides practical experience in each core competency area of patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, professionalism and systems-based practice.
Residents are strongly encouraged to use their experiences and faculty mentorship to develop individualized, longitudinal professional goals, such as preparation for clinical practice, subspecialty training, academic or administrative careers, or other enrichment opportunities. As faculty, we are interested and available to assist you with your professional endeavors and personal challenges. We are pleased by your decision to enter the psychiatric profession and hope that you will find your residency experience meaningful and rewarding.
Please contact me with further questions about our educational programs.
Julie Niedermier, MD, Residency Director
The Ohio State University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
1670 Upham Drive, Suite 130
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1250