Psychiatry Residency & Fellowships
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.
Welcome to Graduate Medical Education at Pine Rest!
In partnership with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Pine Rest aims to improve behavioral healthcare through advanced medical education. Our learners receive comprehensive training with experiences in inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, community mental health, residential, emergency psychiatry, and more. Pine Rest is devoted to training psychiatrists of tomorrow by fostering an environment of excellence through our dedication to wellness, diversity and inclusion, patient safety and quality of care, and scholarly activities and research.
Pine Rest currently trains over 50 residents and fellows through our five ACGME-accredited programs that each offer unique learning opportunities to meet your career goals. Our rigorous curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and dedicated faculty make Pine Rest your ideal choice for your journey to becoming a psychiatrist. We look forward to connecting with you!
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Our outstanding 200-acre campus sits in beautiful, vibrant and family-friendly Grand Rapids in 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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We are thrilled to offer a full continuum of behavioral health training. The Psychiatry Residency program launched on July 1, 2014 and has since grown into a large academic program offering opportunities to train in all areas of behavioral health care. Our residents are able to incorporate their passions into their training, with development of rotations in Veteran Mental Health and Women’s Mental Health for residents with those interests.
In 2020, through partnership with the State of Michigan and Michigan State University, Pine Rest developed a Rural Track Psychiatry Residency to train psychiatrists to work in the rural communities surrounding Traverse City.
Additionally, we offer fellowships in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry.
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The city of Grand Rapids features a bustling downtown with many restaurants, nightclubs, theaters, museums and sports venues in a renewed and thriving downtown. Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine is also located in downtown Grand Rapids, joining more than two dozen other colleges and universities that call West Michigan home. Affordable housing, excellent school districts and Lake Michigan beaches only 40 minutes away. West Michigan is home to numerous natural wonders including swimming, golfing, boating, biking and sightseeing.
While consistently voted one of the most charming small towns in America, Traverse City is anything but sleepy. With fresh, farm-to-table cuisine, Traverse City has become known as a top foodie town. Restaurants, wineries, microbreweries, art galleries, and shopping abound. You’ll find live music for every taste including jazz, classical, indie and rock. Situated on two bays, rolling hills and lake views predominate the landscape. A four-season destination, outdoor recreation enthusiasts have an abundance of sports to choose from.
To meet a critical need and increase access for children and adolescents suffering with behavioral health issues, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services child & adolescent clinical leaders, in collaboration with Helen DeVos Children’s...
Congratulations to Pine Rest’s 2022 graduating class of post-doctorate psychiatry residents and fellows! Pine Rest President and CEO, Dr. Mark Eastburg, opened the graduation ceremony on Friday, June 3, with a welcome message to our...
Of the 17 graduating residents and fellows in June 2022, 94% will practice in West Michigan,with 65% accepting positions at Pine Rest.