College of Medicine / Residencies / Psychiatry / About the Psychiatry Residency Program

Program Overview

psychiatry residency


Dear Applicant,

Congratulations on the completion of your medical training! Your medical training allows you to pursue a variety of career pathways and we are eager to support your interest in obtaining residency training in psychiatry. The FAU Consortium for Graduate Medical Education has received ACGME approval for a state-of-the-art psychiatry residency program, with the first cohort of residents starting in July of 2018.

Choosing the right residency program for your needs is an essential first step in the development of your future career. During your four years of psychiatry residency training at FAU, you will experience a stimulating mixture of education, 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 the new discoveries in our very fast moving field. Located in Palm Beach County, our university-based program has major clinical rotations at Tenet HealthCare’s Delray Medical CenterSouth County Mental Health Center and Boca Raton Regional Hospital, with a variety of electives at additional sites. The curriculum will include clinical neuroscience, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and somatic therapies like ECT, 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 that this website will provide you with some 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.



Stuart Goldman, M.D.
Program Director

Last Modified 10/11/17