The Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School coordinates the psychiatric resources of nine major teaching institutions dedicated to quality clinical services, innovative research, excellent medical education and comprehensive training. Its residency, internships and research fellowship programs are among the most respected programs in the United States, attracting the nation's top applicants.
The Department offers a wide range of training and educational opportunities. They comprise:
- Residency training in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and psychiatric sub-specialties
- Internships in clinical psychology
- Post-doctoral/post-residency research fellowships
Additional educational offerings include:
- Continuing Medical Education courses and conference series
- The publication of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry
- Clerkships, rotations, and research opportunities for students and professionals from the fields of medicine, psychology, neurosciences and cognitive sciences, social work, nursing, and allied disciplines
The Department has a solid tradition of training International Medical Graduates and is striving to diversify its educational constituency. Minority individuals, women and international graduates are encouraged to apply.