Residency training programs
General psychiatry residency
Our four year residency training program integrates clinical training in an academic medical setting with leading edge research and community-based mental health services.
Internal medicine and psychiatry residency
Our combined internal medicine and psychiatry program endeavors to train physicians in whole-person care and provides them clinical training with diverse and underserved patient populations.
Family medicine and psychiatry residency
Our combined family medicine and psychiatry residency training program, one of the oldest in the nation, trains physicians who will practice both family medicine and psychiatry.
Child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship
The child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship is a two-year program designed to provide fourth and fifth year residents with the clinical experience, knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide excellent psychiatric care to children and their families.
Postdoctoral clinical child psychology fellowship
Our postdoctoral fellowship program provides advanced clinical child and adolescent psychology training at Sacramento County’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (CAPS) Clinic.
Psychiatry consultation liaison fellowship
Our consultation liaison fellowship program is a one-year program that prepares beginning psychiatrists to provide expert psychiatry consultation liaison services to culturally diverse medical and surgical patients in a variety of clinical settings.
Forensic psychiatry fellowship training
The 12-month forensic psychiatry fellowship provides extensive exposure to a variety of criminal and civil forensic psychiatry experiences. Graduating residents will be skilled in working in a variety of forensic settings and in interfacing with attorneys and courts.
Primary care psychiatry fellowship
This fellowship a year-long clinical education certificate program for primary care oriented trainees and providers (e.g. internal medicine, family medicine, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, psychiatric nursing, emergency medicine and neurology) who wish to receive advanced training in primary care psychiatry.
Clinician health and well-being fellowship
This fellowship is a six-month program for providers in all specialties and aims to foster the culture of medicine as it relates to physician health, well-being, minimizing burnout, and strengthening resilience.
Other training programs
The department offers a number of other training programs for physicians, residents and medical students and other trainees interested in specialized areas of psychiatry.
The resident experience
I am in the general residency psychiatry training program and have aspirations to pursue a career addressing healthcare disparities among the underserved, minority and immigrant communities from both a clinical and policy lens.
Hammad Khan, M.D., PGY-3, incoming Categorical Psychiatry Chief Resident, 2021-2022 academic year
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Program gives residents and medical students opportunities to work with immigrant and refugee populations
Our Global Mental Health Program provides educational and research opportunities for medical students, residents, and faculty interested in mental health in international settings. The educational component of the program includes lectures and hands-on opportunities to work in international or local settings with immigrant and refugee populations.Learn more