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.
  • Mon Jul 25th 2016 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
    Family Connections

    Family Connection Support Group

    Pine Rest Southwest Clinic, Grandville MI

    The Family Connection is a bi-monthly support group for spouses, parents, siblings and other caregivers who are seeking support to more effectively deal with stresses created by the symptoms/behaviors of family members who are diagnosed with a mental illness. Dealing with a family member who has symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and more can be a significant stressor for other members or caregivers in the family.
  • Mon Jul 25th 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Postpartum Adjustment Group (Zeeland)

    Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital, Zeeland MI

    If you are struggling with lack of sleep, feeding issues, feeling overwhelmed, loss of appetite, feeling isolated or alone, increased anxiety and/or feelings of guilt or sadness, please attend this group. There is no charge.

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