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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

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

NC Neurosciences Hospital

UNC Hospitals is a more than 900-bed teaching facility, and Psychiatry residents spend much of their time in the NC Neurosciences Hospital. At this site, trainees gain experience in seven distinct inpatient units and the Emergency Department, as well as rotations with UNC Neurology. At UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus, residents have the opportunity to rotate with UNC Family Medicine and UNC Internal Medicine in an 83-bed community hospital setting.

UNC Hospitals: 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus: 430 Waterstone Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278


Vilcom clinic

The UNC Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic is located in the Dawson Hall Building at Vilcom in Chapel Hill, just 15 minutes from UNC Hospitals. The teaching clinic structure offers residents the opportunity to interact with a variety of patients in the outpatient setting beginning in the second year of residency. 77 Vilcom Center Drive, Suite 300, 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