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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  • Mon Oct 24th 2016 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    Leep Art Gallery Presents: "Michigan Impressions" by Kathleen Kalinowski

    Postma Center at Pine Rest, Grand Rapids MI

    Kalinowski is known for her representational landscape paintings with impressionistic color and brushwork. Much of her work consists of plein air painting, directly from nature, a prelude to her larger studio paintings. She has been working as a professional fine artist for more than 25 years using oil and pastel as her mediums.
  • Mon Oct 24th 2016 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
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    LGBT Friends and Family Support Group

    Pine Rest Northeast Clinic, Grand Rapids MI

    If you have a loved one that identifies as LGBT, you may have questions about how you can best support and understand their needs and experiences. This eight-week support group is meant to be a place for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings, friends, partners and spouses to join together to learn about and process their experiences as allies to their LGBT loved ones. All are welcome to attend, so long as you are 18 or older.
  • Mon Oct 24th 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Adult Healthy Living Group (Campus Clinic)

    Pine Rest Campus Clinic, Grand Rapids MI

    Held weekly on Wednesdays, the Healthy Living Group is a program offered through Pine Rest designed to meet the needs of individuals who are struggling with depression, anxiety, or mood regulation problems.

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