Psychiatry Residency Welcome

Hi there!  We are ecstatic that you are interested in learning about, and possibly joining, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Psychiatry Residency program. Scroll down to view our virtual tour video.   Our program started as a division of Internal Medicine in 2014.  We quickly increased our faculty complement and became […]

Psychiatry Residency Curriculum

The Psychiatry Residency Program at UTHSCT has strong support from the community and the nearby State hospitals in Rusk and Terrell. Our academic year consists of 12 months/blocks. Below is the rotation training schedule. PGY-1 Family Medicine UTHSCT 2 months Internal Medicine UTHSCT 2 months Neurology (outpatient clinic) 2 months Inpatient Psychiatry UTHSCT 4 months […]

Psychiatry Residency Overview

Anand Jayanti, MD, Psychiatry Resident   Our ACGME-accredited Psychiatry Residency Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler (UTHSCT) is one of the institution’s newer programs, beginning in 2017. In its early stages, we already see the tremendous impact it has made for our patient population. The critical shortage of mental health providers […]

Psychiatry Current Residents

Fourth Year Ashlee Blaine, DO A.T. Still University – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine Cai Chen, DO Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Andrew Oshiro, MD UT San Antonio Eyuel “Joel” Terefe, MD University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Tabitha Trapasso, MD UTMB Galveston Ben Van Leeuwen, MD University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of […]

General Psychiatry Residency Faculty and Staff

Program Leadership Ushimbra Buford, MD Program Director Associate Professor of Psychiatry Child/Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry Robert Wieck, DO Associate Program Director Associate Professor of Psychiatry Adult Psychiatry Arunditi Xantus, MD Associate Program Director Associate Professor of Psychiatry Child/Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry Jeffery Matthews, MD Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Adult Psychiatry Cindy Harrison, […]

General Psychiatry Residency Benefits

Salary 2017 – 2018 1st Year – $52,000 2nd Year – $53,000 3rd Year – $54,000 4th Year – $55,000 Personal Personal leave Vacation: 12 days per year (accrue 8 hours per month available after 6 months of employment) Floating Holiday: 6 days of Floating Holiday (48 hours total) that can be used however you […]

General Psychiatry Residency Application

Apply Now All residency applicants must apply through ERAS. Only applications submitted through ERAS will be reviewed. The following guidelines are used by the Residency Selection Committee to identify applicants to be interviewed and possibly considered for final ranking and/or eligibility for appointment: Graduate of an accredited LCME or AOA medical school Medical School Date of Graduation cut-off […]