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Explore a Career in Psychiatry

Psychiatrists provide medical leadership for mind, brain and body. Find resources and ways to get involved in psychiatry below.

Choosing a Career in Psychiatry

There is untold richness in diversity in being a psychiatrist and each year more and more medical students are choosing a career as a psychiatrist.

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Applying for Psychiatry Residency

View a guide to applying for psychiatric residency, including application materials, interview questions and how to choose a program.

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Medical Student Programs

American Psychiatric Association (APA) and American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) are committed to investing in the future of psychiatry.

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The Psychiatry Student Interest Group Network (PsychSIGN) is a national network of medical students interested in psychiatry.

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APA Learning Center

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

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APA Foundation

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

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Medical leadership for mind, brain and body.

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