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Psychiatry residents offer comprehensive mental health services at three university clinic outpatient facilities in Sioux Falls and at numerous outreach sites throughout the region. Clinical training sites have been established in the following diverse settings:

  • Non-profit and VA hospitals
  • Private and public residential treatment programs
  • University clinics and community mental health centers
  • Forensic settings
  • Chemical dependency programs

Program Characteristics

  • Psychiatry residents train primarily at the Avera Behavioral Health Center, one of the finest facilities in the nation
  • University Psychiatry Associates includes a knowledgeable and compassionate staff of psychiatrists, medical providers, psychologists and social workers/counselors
  • Wednesdays are devoted to didactic curriculum; residents are excused from clinic
  • Elective time in fourth year is protected with ample time for research or to sample different practice settings