Psychiatry Residency & Fellowships

Offering an immersive learning environment, with more clinical exposure, more hands-on experience and greater involvement with patients, including residential, inpatient and outpatient care.

Psychiatry Residency


No program offers the continuum of care and access to patients that Pine Rest does. Our doctors hold decades of teaching experience and are not only great practitioners, but great educators as well.


Director’s Welcome

Welcome to the Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services Psychiatry Residency Program located in beautiful Grand Rapids, the second largest city in the state of Michigan. We are looking for talented applicants.  Read More

Child & Adolescent Fellowship

Kelly Blankenship, DONo program offers the continuum of care and access to child and adolescent patients that Pine Rest does. Our physician faculty provides enthusiastic, expert and experienced supervision.


Director’s Welcome

Welcome to Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services/ Michigan State University Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program, a comprehensive training experience located in beautiful Grand Rapids, Michigan. Our program seeks to nurture residents dedicated to providing intelligent, compassionate and best-in-class care to their young patients.  Read More

Our outstanding 200-acre campus sits in beautiful, vibrant and family-friendly Grand Rapids and West Michigan…offering a welcoming environment for families, singles and couples. Plentiful parks, museums, music, club scene and Lake Michigan beaches are just a short drive away!

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  • Wed Jul 6th 2016 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Leep Art Gallery Presents "Creation, Cross, People and Places: Scenes in Oil and Oil Pastel"

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    The exhibit will be on display from July 6 until October 4, 2016. There is an opening reception July 7, 6 – 8 p.m. Hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 616.222.4530.
  • Tue Aug 30th 2016 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Adult Healthy Living Group (Northeast Clinic)

    Pine Rest Northeast Clinic, Grand Rapids MI

    Designed for individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, or mood regulation problems, the Healthy Living Group is held weekly on Tuesdays at the Pine Rest Northeast Clinic.
  • Tue Aug 30th 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Crowd Of Spectators Watching Outdoor Sports Event

    Skills Building 101 (North Shore Clinic)

    Pine Rest North Shore Clinic, Spring Lake MI

    Skills Building 101 is designed for adults who have recently been discharged from the hospital or patients who are engaged in therapy. This group will provide additional support to learn coping skills and to better manage life's challenges.

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