The School of Medicine and UNC Health Care at UNC - Chapel Hill are part of the broader UNC University and Hospital systems throughout the state. While much of the General Psychiatry Residency training takes place in Chapel Hill, medical facilities such as Central Regional Hospital and other community psychiatry sites are fully integrated into the program. This offers residents a variety of unique clinical experiences beginning in PGY-1.
Central Regional Hospital
Central Regional Hospital (CRH) is a freestanding state psychiatric hospital in Butner, NC (about 40 minutes from UNC). Here, patients with a wide spectrum of psychiatric disorders are treated, with a focus on those persons with severe and persistent mental illness. 300 Veazey Road, Butner, NC 27509
UNC Hospitals is an 800-bed teaching facility, and Psychiatry residents spend most of their time in the NC Neurosciences Hospital. Trainees gain experience in the Outpatient Teaching Clinic (starting in PGY-2), seven distinct inpatient units, and the Emergency Department, as well as rotations with UNC Family Medicine and UNC Neurology. 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
WakeBrook is a behavioral health facility located in Raleigh that offers a continuum of services for people dealing with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders. WakeBrook houses 5 separate and distinct services: Crisis and Assessment; Inpatient; Facility-based Crisis; Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Unit; and Primary Care. It is an AHEC site for PGY-2 and PGY-4 residents, and a moonlighting site for PGY-2 and above. 107 Sunnybrook Road, Raleigh, NC 27610