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Associate Program Director, General Psychiatry Residency

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

The University of Rochester seeks an Associate Program Director to help provide leadership for our General Psychiatry Residency.  The successful candidate is expected to transition to the role of Program Director by July of 2021, leading our talented team of faculty educators to develop the next generation of leaders in psychiatry. Generous institutional support is provided for administration of the program, educational innovation, curriculum development, and mentoring of our 32 residents. The Department of Psychiatry is in the midst of tremendous expansion of its infrastructure and academic and clinical services. The Program Director is an important leader in the department with its storied tradition of developing and disseminating the Biopsychosocial Model.

The Department of Psychiatry provides a full continuum of care and a broad range of services that will allow candidates to match their interests to a rich array of clinical and research opportunities. Our services include a comprehensive psychiatric emergency program; adult, geriatric and child services (inpatient, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs); ECT; addiction services; forensic psychiatry services; community-based treatment programs for patients with severe and persistent mental illness; specialized programs for Spanish-speaking patients and deaf/hard-of-hearing patients, and more. Our strong collaborative relationships support our multidisciplinary educational mission and provide state-of-the-art training facilities that include ready access to the URMC Center for Experiential Learning and its simulation training resources. The successful candidate will enjoy close working relationships with leading educators from other disciplines, including psychology, family therapy, nursing, and social work.

Rochester, the surrounding Finger Lakes region, and the University of Rochester programs (e.g., the Eastman School of Music) offer a vibrant array of arts and recreational opportunities in a mid-size city with high quality public schools, as well as convenient access to major cities such as New York and Toronto. 


Minimum requirements include board certification in general psychiatry, eligibility for an unrestricted NYS medical license and a track record of excellence in educational and academic endeavors. The University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions.  We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported. Further information, including information about resources that support the University’s commitment to equal opportunity can be found on the University’s Equal Opportunity Compliance page, www.rochester.edu/eoc


To inquire confidentially about this or other positions, please contact:

Hochang Benjamin Lee, MD

John Romano Professor and Chair, Psychiatry



Contact Information:

Hochang Benjamin Lee MD
John Romano Professor and Chair, Psychiatry
300 Crittenden Blvd
Rochester, NY 14642