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Psychiatry Residency Curriculum

D. H. Bhatt - Psychiatry Residency Director

D. H. Bhatt, MD, PhD

Psychiatry Residency Director

The Psychiatry Residency, led by D. H. Bhatt, MD, PhD, director, and Christin Drake, MD, and Deepti Anbarasan, MD, associate program directors, is uniquely structured to provide you with exceptional clinical, academic, research, and scholarship opportunities. NYU Langone is unsurpassed in the breadth of its patient care and clinical teaching sites. As a resident, you interact with diverse inpatient clinical populations at NYU Langone’s Tisch Hospital, NYU Langone Psychiatry Associates, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, and the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System.

You also rotate through the 125th Street Clinic of the Manhattan Psychiatric Center, the Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center, The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, the Rockland Psychiatric Center, and the Manhattan clinic of the Counseling and Wellness Services at NYU. During these rotations, you are supervised by our faculty, which includes world-class basic scientists, clinical researchers, and clinician–educators.

VIDEO: Residents in the Department of Psychiatry receive comprehensive training that includes rotations in diverse clinical sites and units, research opportunities, and an in-depth didactic curriculum.

Along with gaining the clinical and academic experiences required by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), our residents contribute to a wide variety of research projects, assisted by mentors. We strongly encourage you to participate in scholarly activities during training and advocate for your ability to pursue your research interests and apply for fellowships or grants when appropriate.

If you plan to pursue an academic career as a principal investigator in basic or clinical research, we offer research tracks featuring high-level mentorship and individualized training. This is designed as a pathway to postdoctoral funding through National Institutes of Health (NIH) Career Development Awards or VA Career Development Awards, among others. These tracks offer specialized stipend and laboratory support for up to three residents with MD/PhD backgrounds who are committed to basic and translational research careers and exhibit strong potential to serve as principal investigators on NIH grants.

We also offer a curriculum in cultural, structural, and global mental health. Since 2014, we have been engaged in a unique collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Ghana Medical School in Accra. This partnership enables residents to participate in teaching medical students in Ghana during dedicated rotation time there.

Our program is unparalleled in its capacity to provide training at all levels of the healthcare delivery system. We are renowned for our commitment to providing the best clinical care to people from all socioeconomic backgrounds, ethnicities, and cultures in an environment that is dedicated to teaching, scholarship, and research.

We are privileged to educate the next generation of psychiatrists and welcome your interest in training at NYU Langone.

Residency Inclusion Statement

NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Psychiatry Residency is deeply committed to a community of faculty and residents enriched by diversity along a number of dimensions including race, ethnicity, and national origins, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, and socioeconomic background.

It is vital to our mission to have access to the experience, skills, and perspectives of all corners of humanity in our strive for excellence. For this reason, we are driven to increase the representation of those groups that have been historically excluded from world-class graduate medical education.

Our duty is to train generations of psychiatrists reflecting the wide diversity of the patients we serve with a curriculum focused on promoting health equity. We are vigilant and diligently committed to providing an environment that is welcoming and equitable for residents, faculty, staff, and all of the learners in our community, to both best serve our patients and perpetuate a vibrant culture of excellence in training with inclusivity and diversity.

Residency Leadership

Our leadership includes the following experts.

D. H. Bhatt, MD, PhD

Christin Drake, MD
Associate Program Director

Deepti Anbarasan, MD
Associate Program Director

Liliya Gershengoren, MD
Site Director, VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, Mental Health Clinic

Brunhild Kring, MD
Site Director, Counseling and Wellness Services at NYU Student Health Center

Seth J. Kleinerman, MD
Site Director, Tisch Hospital and NYU Langone Psychiatry Associates

Daniel P. McGonigle, MD
Site Director, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue

Siddhartha S. Nadkarni, MD
Curriculum Director, Neuroscience

Cora E. Johnson, MD
Curriculum Director, Psychotherapy

Contact Us

If you have questions about our residency, please contact Tyra Bailey, program coordinator, at or 646-754-4839.