Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Congratulations on the completion of your medical training! This accomplishment allows you to pursue a variety of career pathways, and we are eager to support your interest in pursuing residency training in psychiatry. FAU Psychiatry is an ACGME-approved, state-of-the-art psychiatry residency training program, which welcomed its first resident cohort in July 2018.
Choosing the right residency program is a crucial step in your professional growth and development. During your four years of psychiatry residency training at FAU, you will experience a stimulating mixture of education, supervision, mentorship, on-the-job clinical training, and exposure to research and scholarship that together will provide the foundation needed to support the rest of your career. Our focus on critical thinking will provide you with the tools to appraise and incorporate new discoveries in our fast-moving field.
Located in Palm Beach County, Florida, our university-based program features major clinical rotations at Tenet HealthCare’s Delray Medical Center; West Palm Beach Veteran's Administration Medical Center; Bethesda Hospital East; Rales Jewish Family Services and Psychiatric Specialty Center, and a variety of electives at additional sites. The curriculum includes clinical neuroscience, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, neurostimulation, and scholarship, along with extensive exposure to integrated and collaborative care approaches using multidisciplinary teams. Opportunities for research and scholarly activity include FAU’s new Neuroscience and Healthy Aging Institutes, as well as collaborations with Scripps Florida and Max Plank Florida, world-class research institutes located on the FAU campus. We hope the information on our program website will provide you with key information regarding our residency training program. We believe that visiting and interviewing with us in Palm Beach County will allow you to learn more about the strengths of our program and to experience our beautiful area firsthand.
Gavin Rose, M.D.
Professor of Integrated Medical Science