Residency Program

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.

Director's Welcome

Blanks, Richard

Richard Blanks, JD, MD
Assistant Professor,
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.

Our 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. more>>


Message from the Chief Residents  

Dr. Patrick HarmonDr. Catherine GreenDr. Melisa Tyndall

Drs. Patrick Harmon, Catherine Green and Melisa Tyndall
Chief Residents 2015-2016

Welcome to the Wake Forest University general psychiatry training program! We are honored to be the co-chief residents for 2015-2016 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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Quick Reference

Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Clinical Appointments

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


791 Jonestown Road, Winston-Salem, NC  27103

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Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach (GO) Program

The GO Program

The GO Program is a collaborative outreach service that brings mental health care to homebound seniors.

Studies Recruiting

Studies Recruiting

A listing of studies currently recruiting in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at WFUBMC.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Psychiatry Grand Rounds brings expert speakers for monthly lectures to define concepts and identify/discuss new information in relevant topics.

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