Our residents and child fellows come to us with a variety of interests and backgrounds, creating opportunities for professional growth within our rich and wide-ranging educational and clinical programs and through their mutual associations with peers.
Richard Blanks, JD, MD
Director of Psychiatry
Residency Training Program
Thank you for your interest in the General Psychiatry Residency
Program, the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine of Wake
Forest School of Medicine. Accredited in 1950 as Bowman Gray Department
of Psychiatry, the Wake Forest Residency Training Program has a long
history of balanced training in Biologic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy.
graduates are represented in areas of practice that include Child and
Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and
Geriatric Psychiatry. Many of our residents have elected to take their
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships in our Department's program.
Message from the Chief Residents
Dr. Melisa Tyndall Dr. Raj Patel Dr. Derek Ayers
Chief Resident 2016-2017
to the Wake Forest University general psychiatry training program! We are
honored to be the co-chief residents for 2016-2017 and would like to provide
you with a closer look at our residency training program, especially from a
resident perspective. more »
Psychiatry Residency Program Overview Video
This video is a two part series providing an introduction to the Psychiatry Residency Program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina.
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