Graduate medical education in psychiatry at Mayo Clinic
As a trainee in the Psychiatry Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, you’ll receive exceptional clinical psychiatry training in an academic environment grounded in the three Mayo Clinic shields: clinical practice, research, and education.
Providing effective consultations for all psychiatry patients means that practical psychotherapy is integrated with thoughtful pharmacotherapy, and then applied to a diverse patient population. Mayo Clinic’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology is one of the largest psychiatric treatment groups in the United States, with more than 80 psychiatrists and psychologists representing every aspect of psychiatric medicine.
The Generose Building, part of Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, is a state-of-the-art psychiatric hospital that includes 73 beds divided among a child and adolescent unit, an acute adult unit, a medical psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry unit, and a mood disorders unit. Residential and outpatient addiction programs, a pain rehabilitation center, and an outpatient clinic round out the hospital's clinical services.
Subspecialty tracks available for specialized training, such as the Integrated Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Track for residents with a strong interest in working with children and adolescents, the Research Track for residents with an interest in clinical research, the Psychiatry Clinician-Educator Track for residents to further their educational aptitudes and individual academic goals, and others
Teaching opportunities with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students and visiting students from other medical schools
As a resident at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.
Our training goals are built upon the conviction that a psychiatrist is first, and foremost, a physician. We practice our craft in collaboration with our medical colleagues, sharing our science and our art with them in ways that benefit the patients for whom we care.
We endeavor to create and maintain a diverse, collaborative, learner-centered community which promotes the growth of future colleagues and the advancement of our field. Learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Psychiatry Residency.