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Residency Programs

Few professional decisions pose such a challenge as selecting the right residency program for the next stage of your career. It is a matter of finding balance and compatibility in a residency program that best suits your personal needs and professional aspirations. As you review our programs, we hope that you will be excited by the potential that a career in psychiatry offers. We are confident that you will find a unique combination of educational excellence, academic rigor, and collegiality at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, one of the country's finest academic medical institutions.

Psychiatry Residency

Our four-year accredited program provides residents with knowledge of an array of DSM-5 diagnoses including anxiety disorders, eating disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency

A two-year program available to residents who have completed three years of psychiatry residency training, the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency offers exposure to mental health problems in patients from their early school years through adolescence.

Family Medicine-Psychiatry Residency

Combined training in family medicine and psychiatry prepares you to diagnosis and treat mental illness in primary care populations and allows you to participate in the integration of medicine and psychiatry in our future health care system.

Internal Medicine-Psychiatry Residency

Our five-year accredited program trains you to provide comprehensive care to patients living with comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions and those who have distanced themselves from care because of mental illness.