Medical Students

Building a Career in Psychiatry

Building a Career in Psychiatry (2014): Two part guide to help medical students, residents, fellows and early career physicians successfully prepare for the transition points. It covers important non-clinical topics that are infrequently included in undergraduate or graduate medical curricula.

Resident & Fellow Member Handbook

Discover future leadership and fellowship opportunities, awards and competitions, and learn about the structure of the APA.

APA Learning Center

The online hub for on-demand education, transcripts, and learning portfolios.

2016 Annual Meeting
  • Atlanta, Ga.
  • Sat,  May  14 - Wed,  May  18
2016 IPS: The Mental Health Services Conference
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Thur,  Oct  06 - Sun,  Oct  09

Psychiatry: Is It For Me?

Apply for Externships and Travel Awards

Applying for Psychiatry Residency

Participate in PsychSIGN

Medical Student Membership Benefits

APA Foundation

Learn about the APA Foundation's initiatives and programs that are addressing the nation’s most pressing social mental health issues.

Publishing Opportunities

Call for Submissions for Psychiatric News' Residents' Forum Resident-Fellow Member Trustee (RFMT) Ravi N. Shah, M.D., M.B.A., and RFMT-Elect Stella Cai, M.D., encourage RFMs to submit original submissions for the Psychiatric News’ Residents’ Forum. Articles should be about 650 words and address an issue or perspective of interest to RFMs. View a sample article. Contact Dr. Shah for more information or to submit an article.

Residents' Journal, published online monthly with The American Journal of Psychiatry, serves as a forum for psychiatry residents and fellows to share ideas and experiences in training, clinical practice, research, and careers with colleagues. Learn how to submit an article to the Residents' Journal.