The Psychiatry Residency at Baylor College of Medicine is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education for four-year training in General Psychiatry. Residents are required to complete four years of graduate medical education to be eligible for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Lindsey S. Pershern, M.D., director of residency education, is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio and an alumnus of the Baylor College of Medicine residency program. Sindhu A Idicula, M.D. is an associate program director and the director of psychotherapy education. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed residency in general psychiatry and fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. Jeffrey Khan, M.D. serves as associate program director and medica director of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic. He completed residency training at Baylor College of Medicine and fellowship training in forensic psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University.
The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine promotes active exchange between faculty and residents, and the substantive input of residents into their postgraduate education. We invite you to browse the full list of faculty members in our department.