Welcome from the Director

Thank you for your interest in the UAB Psychiatry Residency Program. Our four-year, ACGME accredited training program offers a comprehensive clinical and didactic training experience under the supervision and mentorship of expert clinicians and clinician-educators. We invite you to learn more about UAThank you for your interest in the UAB Psychiatry Residency Program. Our four-year, ACGME accredited training program offers a comprehensive clinical and didactic training experience under the supervision and mentorship of expert clinician educators. We invite you to learn more about the UAB Department of Psychiatry and our residency program by exploring our website and the links provided.

About the Program

A world-renowned research university and medical center, UAB Medicine offers residents unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside highly-skilled and experienced medical professionals, in a wide range of practice settings across multiple state-of-the-art clinical facilities. Residents engage in a broad range of lectures and educational activities combined with an expansive range of inpatient and outpatient clinical rotations structured to promote progressive responsibility in training by maintaining a healthy of balance of supervision and autonomy.

Residents with an interest in pursuing a research career in academic psychiatry may apply for the Residency Research Track (RRT).This multiyear research training experience provides residents with protected time to pursue a wide range of clinical, basic and translational neuroscience research and related academic activities.

UAB Benefits

UAB offers comprehensive, competitive health and retirement benefits to allow employees to make individualized selections based on their needs. In addition to traditional benefit programs,   UAB provides added personal and professional support through a variety of employee perks and resources. Learn more about employee benefits, services and programs.

Living in Birmingham

Centrally located, Birmingham is less than 300 miles from the sugar white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and a short 2 hour drive from Atlanta. With the cost of living nearly 21% lower than the national average, Birmingham offers the allures of urban life without breaking the bank. Over the past several years, downtown Birmingham has experienced significant growth and revitalization, offering a broad range award-winning restaurants, craft breweries and entertainment options. With no signs of slowing down, Birmingham continues to expand with the addition of new restaurants, retail and a multitude of mixed-use developments with apartments and lofts. Learn more about Birmingham.