The Department of Psychiatry’s residency program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. It is a four year program and currently has 15 residents. Emphasis is on general psychiatry supported by departmental and community resources in specialized care areas. Residents participate in a progression of experiences which blend inpatient and outpatient care responsibilities with a series of didactic seminars. Research activities are encouraged through opportunities in ongoing clinical and basic science studies. Junior and senior medical students rotate through the department and resident have an opportunity to participate in their education.
Lubbock is many things - the Hub City of the South Plains, home of Buddy Holly and countless nationally prominent musicians, cotton capital of Texas, and the center of a burgeoning wine industry. The cost of living is moderate, and opportunities for economic development are prevalent. Part of the sprawling and beautiful Llano Estacado, Lubbock is one of a kind. Geographically located on the South Plains of Texas, Lubbock is a thriving city of approximately 306K who take great pride in their surroundings. A lot can be told about a city through its people, and Lubbock certainly has some of the friendliest people anywhere. Lubbock offers various charms - wide streets, oil wells on golf courses, a magnificent Ranching Heritage Center, no traffic jams and virtually no summer humidity.
Qualified candidate will enjoy a very competitive compensation package including production incentives after first year, signing bonus/stipend, relocation expenses up to $10K, CME/Professional Development, exceptional benefits package, i.e. vacation and sick leave, retirement, malpractice insurance.
About Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Welcome to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, where a dedication to education, patient care and research has made an impact on the health of West Texas and beyond for almost 40 years.
To date we have trained more than 10,000 health care professionals, and we meet the health care needs of more than 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108-county area stretching from the Texas... Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico.
We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and are building a top-ranked research environment with significant studies under way in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases and rural health. In addition, our location adjacent to Texas Tech University provides a unique opportunity for advancement of knowledge through scientific collaborations.