The Psychiatry Residency experience at Maimonides
We’re committed to providing the best resident wellness and work-life balance for our students. We offer multiple activities throughout the year to ensure our students are engaging in team-building and other exciting opportunities outside of their careers. We strive to provide our students with an outstanding overall experience—academically, emotionally, and physically.
"The program embodies an excellent combination of patient diversity, clinical expertise, and the camaraderie between residents and staff makes residency life an enjoyable experience."
"From past graduates, you can see you have the potential to do anything you want—from private practice to a fellowship at Harvard or Columbia, to working in prestigious hospitals. The opportunities are endless."
"The Psychiatry Residency Program at Maimonides just feels like home, no matter where you're coming from, what language you speak, or how you like your coffee."
We offer engaging activities, including
- Annual Resident Retreat
- Confidential therapy referrals
- Departmental holiday party
- Happy hours and movie nights throughout the year
- Individual psychotherapy
- Resident welcome BBQ
- (SMART-R) a group-based curriculum that teaches meditation, behavioral skills, and positive perspective-taking strategies
- Step tracking competitions