How to Apply

Application

Application through ERAS Open link in new browser tab 

Policy Guidelines Open link in new browser tab (PDF 75KB)

Resident Selection Criteria Open link in new browser tab (PDF 46KB)

Sample Contract Open link in new browser tab (PDF 266KB)

Typical Rotation Schedule

Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) Open link in new browser tab program. All applications, transcripts, Dean’s letters, board scores, and reference letters will be processed through ERAS. To apply to the program, please review the resident selection criteria and contact your medical school Dean’s office or the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Open link in new browser tab.

A personal interview is required and will be arranged after the application and reference letters are received and accepted by our Residency Admission Committee.

We currently offer two programs through our department in general Psychiatry training. We only take applications through the ERAS system and we participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  The Michigan State University Psychiatry Residency Program match number is: 2436400C0 Psychiatry Categorical and the match number for the rural program is: 2436400C1 Rural Program Track Categorical. 

The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Open link in new browser tab and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Open link in new browser tab. Applications are accepted from graduates of Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Open link in new browser tab and AOA-approved medical schools.

Stipends

July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

PGY I PGY II PGY III PGY IV & CAP 1 CAP 2
Salary $50,000
per year
$51,000
per year
$52,000
per year
$54,000
per year

$56,000
per year

Annual Vacation 15 days 15 days 20 days 20 days 20 days
Conference Days 5 days 5 days 5 days 5 days 5 days

Residents are appointed as instructors at Michigan State University. A benefit plan is provided, which includes health insurance, dental coverage, disability insurance, malpractice insurance, and travel and death benefits. The department provides a $1,000 book and travel reimbursement for all residents. Vacation days are given based on residency status and do not accumulate yearly.

Residency Contacts

Alyse Ley, DO
Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry 
965 Fee Road, Suite A233
East Lansing, MI  48824
Phone: (517) 353-4362

Danielle Murphy, M.A.
Residency Program Administrator

Department of Psychiatry
965 Fee Road, Suite A233
East Lansing, MI  48824
Phone: (517) 355-8416

Pamela Brock
Seminar Coordinator

Department of Psychiatry
965 Fee Road, Suite A233
East Lansing, MI  48824
Phone: (517) 353-4362