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Psychiatry Residency

The Psychiatry Residency program is proud to offer a collaborative and collegial environment in which to master the knowledge and skill sets necessary to become part of the next generation of outstanding psychiatrists.

Our clinical training experiences include a wide variety of patient populations and delivery systems within private sector, community, university, state, federal and Veterans Affairs health care systems. We strive to integrate training in neuroscientific, genetic, psychological, sociological, cultural and spiritual perspectives to help residents build a broad conceptual framework to understand and treat individuals experiencing mental illness. Learn more in a welcome letter from the program director and residents.

The Psychiatry Residency program is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry.

Training Facilities

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Seton Shoal Creek Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, private, nonprofit psychiatric hospital and part of the Seton Family of Hospitals. The hospital is the primary clinical teaching site for the Psychiatry residency and home to most didactic lectures for the program.

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Integral Care is a Joint Commission-accredited mental health center that provides community-based health and developmental disability services to a wide range of residents in Travis County.

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The Austin Outpatient Clinic provides mental health and chemical dependency services to area veterans and their families. Care includes medication, psychotherapy, chemical dependency, post-traumatic stress disorder and integrated outpatient clinics, and behavioral medicine consultation with primary care physicians.

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Seton Medical Center Austin, the area’s largest medical/surgical acute care center, is a Joint Commission-accredited part of the Seton Family of Hospitals. Under faculty supervision, residents provide psychiatric consultation and liaison services.

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Dell Children’s, part of the Seton Family of Hospitals, is the only dedicated pediatric facility in a 46-county area. Pediatric faculty members and child psychiatrists supervise rotations including pediatric neurology.

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Dell Seton Medical Center, the primary teaching hospital of Dell Med, is the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. Owned and operated by Ascension’s Seton Healthcare Family, the medical center is part of a growing health district. Under faculty supervision, residents provide psychiatric consult and liaison services, as well as emergency psychiatric care.

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Seton Mind Institute is an outpatient mental health practice serving more than 6,000 patients of varied ages and backgrounds. The institute provides mental health services including medications, psychotherapy and care coordination with other providers under supervision of faculty psychiatrists.

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Austin State Hospital serves as an acute care facility for approximately 270 general psychiatry and 30 forensic psychiatry patients. Under the supervision of a forensic psychiatrist, residents participate in specialized legal evaluations and report-writing for the courts as well as providing treatment to forensic inpatients.

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The Texas Child Study Center is a nonprofit outpatient mental health practice serving children and adolescents with child psychiatrists, child psychologists and social workers.

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UT Austin’s Counseling and Mental Health Center provides outpatient mental health services — including outpatient psychiatric evaluation, mental health consultation and education — to students of a large state university.

Learn More & Apply

About the Application Process

Apply to our program through the Electronic Residency Application Service.

Becoming an Outstanding Psychiatrist

The Psychiatry Residency program integrates a wide variety of clinical training with exposure to different approaches.

Meet Our Residents

It’s an exciting time to be a part of medical education and research in Austin. Dell Med residents and fellows are talented physicians working to become leaders in their fields.