​​​​Why choose Saginaw for Training in Psychiatry?

Benefits of Saginaw Area

  • Large patient base affording excellent training in outpatient, inpatient, general hospital consultation, community mental health, student health, and Veteran’s Administration settings, with many other opportunities in development.
  • Supportive community of physicians and specialists genuinely interested in training our residents.
  • Two local hospitals affording an opportunity for the required residency rotations, and a wide array of elective training opportunities.
  • Expanding opportunities here and outside Saginaw—our mission is to build healthcare systems in underserved and rural areas in Michigan and to have residents train in as many of these venues as is practicable.

Benefits of CMU Healthcare

  • CMU Healthcare is the East Campus of Central Michigan University College of Medicine. Benefits include: resources of a major university, resident academic appointments, opportunity to teach medical students.
  • Excellent practice and teaching experience with outstanding faculty in the program.
  • Opportunity to work with and educate medical students, PA students, nursing students, and other health affiliated students.
  • Outstanding  teaching and administrative resources of CMU Healthcare including Simulation Medicine.

Personal Benefits of the Residency Program

  • Competitive salary and benefits schedule for residents.
  • Broad training in evidence-based psychiatric interventions including psychotherapies.
  • Research and publishing opportunities.