Psychiatric News - New Program Combines Residency and PhD Training

 – July 25, 2013  –– 

A unique training program merging standard psychiatry residency with PhD-level research training in neuroscience and genetics is being funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The program directors are Ronald Rieder, MD, Vice Chair for Education, and Wayne Goodman, MD, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry. The new training program will allow graduates from medical school to enter a program offering full psychiatry residency training and also earn a PhD over seven years.
-Dr. Ronald Rieder, Vice Chair, Education, Professor, Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
-Dr. Wayne Goodman, Professor, Chair, Psychiatry, Professor, Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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