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Resident-Fellow Census

2022 Resident-Fellow Census

The field of psychiatry is growing and evolving, as evident by the changes seen in the psychiatric workforce over time. The APA Resident-Fellow Census creates a yearly demographic picture of psychiatry residents—the future of psychiatry.

Download the Census (.pdf)

The uses of the Census are many. It supplies important workforce information to the field for planning and other needs including recruitment and retention efforts of training programs. The Census creates a yearly demographic picture of psychiatry residents, which can be used to assess our psychiatric workforce and its progress on metrics deemed relevant to the practice of psychiatry.

In the 2022 Resident-Fellow Census (.pdf), you will find:

  • History of the Psychiatry Resident/Fellow Census
  • Methodology
  • List of Tables
  • References
  • Key Findings:
    1. The number of available match positions in psychiatry continues to increase, with approximately 99% positions consistently filled over the past five years.
    2. Since 2017, a higher percentage of U.S. medical school and osteopathic graduates, and a lower percentage of international medical graduates have matched into psychiatry.
    3. The percentage of reported male and female residents has been nearly equal since 2017.
    4. While the racial and ethnic diversity among psychiatric trainees has remained largely unchanged over the past five years, the number of non-US citizen and Hispanic/Latino residents did increase in 2021.

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