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Welcome From the Director

Welcome to Psychiatry at the University Of Cincinnati!

Brian EvansI appreciate your interest in our Psychiatry Residency Program and all that it has to offer.

At the University of Cincinnati, we have a passion for training future leaders in the field of psychiatry. This website provides detailed information about the diverse clinical experiences, intensive psychotherapy training and cutting edge evidence-based psychiatric research used to train our residents. However, I strongly believe it is the enthusiasm for psychiatry of our faculty and residents that will compel you to come to UC.

University of Cincinnati enjoys a rich history of psychiatric training going back to 1930. Our early reputation was built on the strength of our psychotherapy training. Members of our department founded the Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute which remains a strong partner in training our residents. Over the last three decades our biological research has earned international recognition. We have world renowned faculty specializing in the treatment of mood, PTSD, anxiety, eating, substance use and cognitive disorders. The confluence of these resources provides our residents a uniquely well balanced training experience.

We are excited to train a diverse group of academically talented individuals in our extensive four year curriculum which includes over 430 lectures designed to cover all content areas of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Psychiatry Certification Exam.  It also ensures competency in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. Our residents have the opportunity to practice in a variety of health systems including the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (CVAMC), Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Summit Behavioral Healthcare, the Hamilton County mental health system, UC Student Health Clinic and the Resident Psychotherapy Clinic, which is the residents' own private practice. This diversity offers unique opportunities for participation in research and unparalleled exposure to a variety of patient populations. Each site varies in its model of supervision and level of resident autonomy. Faculty in each setting are invested in working with residents.

The greatest strength of our program is the sense of community we share. At UC we strive for inclusivity and recognize that diversity enriches our education, our relationships and our ability to care for patients. Community is built by knowing one another and sharing in our successes and our challenges.  Faculty and residents alike are committed to supporting one another. We advocate for patients and give back to our community locally, regionally and nationally. That is why at UC, IT IS ALL ABOUT COMMUNITY!

Please enjoy exploring this site, which we have created to provide you with a detailed overview of our curriculum, faculty, residents, and our unique Midwestern community!

Brian Evans, DO, FAPA
Director, Categorical Psychiatry Program

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