The four-year residency program at Jamaica Hospital is fully accredited by the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education). Our residents rotate through the MediSys Health Network comprised of Jamaica Hospital and Flushing Hospital, as well as the Elmhurst Hospital Center.

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

Located in the heart of the Jamaica section of Queens, New York, Jamaica Hospital serves as the main campus for the Psychiatry Residency Program. This modern facility offers residents the finest setting to begin their psychiatric training.

Clinical Divisions:

  • General Inpatient Psychiatry Division
  • Psychiatric Emergency Division with Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program and Mobile Crisis Team
  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • The Psychiatry Continuing Care Clinic
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Division
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Division
  • Psychiatry Research Division
  • Mental Health Clinic

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Located in Flushing, Queens, New York, this community medical center provides medical services to the surrounding population, a unique mix of patients from around the world.

Clinical Divisions:

  • Psychiatry Inpatient Unit
  • Chemical Dependency Unit
  • Consultation-Liaison Services
  • Mental Health Clinic
  • Reflections Chemical Dependence Clinic

Elmhurst Hospital Center:

Located in Elmhurst, Queens, New York, this hospital serves an area of nearly one million people in one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse communities in the United States. It is a completely modernized facility that has a highly-regarded Level I Trauma Center and Stroke Center; a 911 Receiving Hospital, and an Emergency Heart Care Station. Elmhurst is a regional referral center for trauma services, cardiac catheterization, neurosurgery, adult, adolescent, and pediatric psychiatric services and rehabilitative medicine.

Services provided encompass many levels, including:

  • Emergency services for adults and children/adolescents
  • Acute care hospitalization for adults and children/adolescents
  • Ambulatory behavioral health services for adults and children/adolescents
  • Community oriented services for adults and children/adolescents

Additional Features of the Psychiatry Residency

  • Comprehensive Didactic Curriculum, tailored for each year
  • Teaching Call
  • Psychiatry Resource Center
  • Psychiatry and Neurology Review Courses
  • Supervision
  • Research
  • Residency Training Meeting
  • Teaching experience
  • Department Clinical Case Conference
  • Departmental Journal Club
  • Grand Rounds
  • Administrative Experience