About the Program
The Psychiatry Residency at Baylor College of Medicine is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education for four-year training in General Psychiatry. Residents are required to complete four years of graduate medical education to be eligible for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Lindsey S. Pershern, M.D., director of residency education, is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio and an alumnus of the Baylor College of Medicine residency program. Sindhu A Idicula, M.D. is an associate program director and the director of psychotherapy education. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed residency in general psychiatry and fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. Jeffrey Khan, M.D. serves as associate program director and medical director of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic. He completed residency training at Baylor College of Medicine and fellowship training in forensic psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University.
The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine promotes active exchange between faculty and residents, and the substantive input of residents into their postgraduate education. We invite you to browse the full list of faculty members in our department.
Psychiatry Residency at Baylor College of Medicine: Resident Perspective
Learn more about our Psychiatry Residency Program directly from the program directors and residents: why choose Baylor College of Medicine, special experiences it offers, the attraction of different clinical sites, Houston highlights, and more about the resident community.
Houston and the Texas Medical Center
Life in Houston
Houston, the nation's fourth-largest and most diverse city, offers all the benefits of a big city at a significantly lower cost of living than other major cities.
Working in the Texas Medical Center
Residents and fellows discuss how Baylor College of Medicine's location in the Texas Medical Center has impacted their training.