SET for Success

SET, the Supplemental Education and Training program, is an online experience designed to help residents build knowledge around the milestones to meet the requirements of the six ACGME core competencies and learn about the business of medicine.

Psychiatry Review and Exam Prep

APA has developed exam review materials in a variety of formats. Review your knowledge and expand clinical expertise with a collection of board exam preparation resources.


MindGames, APA's national residency team competition, is a fun way for residents to test their knowledge on patient care, medical knowledge, and psychiatric history while earning bragging rights for their program.

100% Club for Residency Training Programs

The APA 100% Club was established to encourage residents throughout the United States and Canada to join the APA with fellow trainees in their programs.


View information about APA/APAF Fellowships, including how to apply, application requirements, deadlines, and program benefits.

Residency Training Program Vacancies

APA's free service to residents, students and residency programs. The Clearinghouse allows those seeking residency/fellowship positions to see what is available.

Coping With Patient Suicide

This information is intended to provide you with support, to help you learn from the experience of patient suicide, and to grow as a psychiatrist and as a person.

Featured Publications

View featured publications available APA Resident-Fellow Members, including A Resident’s Guide to Surviving Psychiatric Training, 3rd Edition, Building a Career in Psychiatry, Resident-Fellow Member Handbook.

Navigating Psychiatry Residency in the United States: A Guide for International Medical Graduate Physicians

This guide provides useful information and guidelines for IMG physicians/psychiatrists in navigating and transitioning to the U.S. medical system.

Applying for Psychiatry Residency

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

APA Resident-Fellow Census

View the APA Resident-Fellow Census, a yearly demographic picture of psychiatry residents—the future of psychiatry.

Publishing Opportunities

Resident-Fellow Member Trustee (RFMT) Sanya Virani, M.D., M.P.H. and RFMT-Elect Urooj Yazdani, M.D., encourage RFMs to submit original submissions for the Psychiatric News'  Residents' Forum. rticles should be about 650 words and address an issue or perspective of interest to RFMs in a first-person narrative and conversational style. Contact Drs. Virani and Yazdani to obtain more information.

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.