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The BWH/HMS Psychiatry Residency provides extensive career mentorship to our residents from the earliest days of training. Each resident receives ongoing mentorship from the Program Leadership, through a longitudinal faculty mentor, and via a research mentor, in addition to clinical supervision. We also create generations of peer mentorship through the “Big Sib” program. At Brigham, we encourage our residents to seek out exciting opportunities to expand upon their clinical training and bring the field of Psychiatry into unprecedented domains. We facilitate and encourage our residents to gain individualized access to the full range of Harvard resources. We gladly work with our residents to support these modes of expansion, while still balancing their clinical growth.

Fellowship opportunities

  • Consultation-Liaison (BWH)
  • Neuropsychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Neurology (BWH)
  • Women’s Mental Health (BWH)
  • Geriatric Psychiatry (Partners)
  • Addictions Psychiatry (Partners)
  • Child Psychiatry (Children’s Hospital Boston)
  • Research (BWH/HMS)
  • Research (Stanley Center for Psychiatric Genetics at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard)


BWH Psychiatry  roles in the following groups, and strongly encourage resident Membership and participation.  A number of these groups offer fellowship and travel scholarships and we will work proactively with interested residents who wish to be eligible for these.

  • Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • American Academy of Addictions Psychiatry
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training
  • American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American College of Psychiatrists
  • American Neuropsychiatric Association
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Association for Academic Psychiatry
  • Society of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology of the American Academy of Neurology 


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