Director Adult Residency Training Program in Psychiatry

New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Weill Cornell Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for an exciting opportunity to join our leadership team as Director of the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine’s Adult General Residency Training Program in Psychiatry. The NYP/Weill Cornell Medicine psychiatry residency training program is one of the largest, most prestigious, and intellectually broad private university-based clinical psychiatry training programs in the United States with 48 residents who rotate across clinical services in Manhattan and Westchester County, New York.

Position Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for: engaging in direct teaching and training; evaluating and supervising residents; mentoring; developing, monitoring, and evaluating didactic courses and rotation schedules; recruiting scheduling, and evaluating supervisors; engaging in ongoing program development; chairing internal committees including Residency Selection Committee, Residency Education Committee, Clinical Competency Committee.   The position also entails overseeing annual resident recruitment process; overseeing and organizing program accreditation processes; and participating in departmental, institutional, and national committees. The position will have some clinical responsibilities per ACGME requirements, which will be tailored to the candidate’s professional interests and expertise.

Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to: intellectually rigorous clinical training that encompasses biologic and psychosocial perspectives; resident personal development, and well-being; creative thinking and leadership; collaboration with psychiatric colleagues across departments, divisions, and disciplines; collaboration with faculty peers and community partners; high quality clinical care; and diversity, equity, inclusion. Candidates must also exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills, judgment, initiative, thoughtfulness, and organization and be a model of professionalism.

Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

The successful candidate must be committed to recruiting residents who are members of underrepresented minorities groups.

Minimum Requirements: Board certified in Psychiatry and demonstrated accomplishments as an educator with leadership experience.  Must possess or be eligible for a license in the state of New York.

Application Process: Qualified candidates are invited to send a CV and brief letter of professional interest addressed to Richard Friedman, M.D., Chair of the Psychiatry Residency Director Search Committee. Please email your application to:

Jennifer Walsh
Chief Administrative Officer, Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medicine



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