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This is an exciting and dynamic time in the field of Psychiatry, as new discoveries inform and improve the treatment of our patients. Psychiatry is a challenging yet rewarding discipline, and our large patient population spans the ethnic, socioeconomic and educational spectrum. On the website is a vast array of information about our educational programs, current residents and fellows, and details about life at UNC. We hope you decide to continue your medical career in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Balanced, comprehensive training in biological Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Residency Group


Physician-Scientist Training Program

Mentored clinical training research ideal for building a solid foundation for an academic research career



Specialized fellowship opportunities in evolving prevention and treatment initiatives

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Clinical Psychology Internship

Broad training and experience for pre-doctoral students to become well-rounded professional psychologists

Clinical Psychology Internship


Equity and Inclusion

Our dedication to the Education Programs



Psychiatry Alumni

Keep in touch and help support current resident physicians through The Bashford Society


Area Health Education Centers

Meeting the state’s health and health workforce needs in partnership with academic institutions