For more information, please contact our program coordinator.
How to apply
- ACGME#: 4001100005
- NRMP#: 1587400C2
Welcome from our Program Director
Welcome to the UCF COM/HCA Healthcare GME at HCA Florida Capital Hospital located in the state capital, Tallahassee! We are committed to providing an exceptional training program that provides residents with the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver high-quality, safe, and compassionate care to patients suffering from a wide range of psychiatric illnesses/conditions. Through collaboration and interactions with members of the multidisciplinary team, residents will learn how to deliver tailored treatment plans and improve patient care experiences in both inpatient and outpatient settings. By the end of the training program, residents will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to become American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified physicians ready to enter autonomous practice of psychiatry.
- Fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
- Medical school affiliation: University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Medicine
- Program type: community-based
- Resident positions: six accepted per year
- Curriculum/rotation: general psychiatry
The University of Central Florida/HCA Florida Healthcare GME Psychiatry Residency Program at HCA Florida Capital Hospital is committed to providing an exceptional training program that provides residents with the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver high-quality, safe, and compassionate care to patients suffering from a wide range of psychiatric illnesses/conditions.
The program provides a variety of clinical training sites to optimize learning experiences and offers outstanding didactics and active educational sessions. Resident rotations are divided into four week blocks to allow for diversity in training sites and faculty members.
Additionally, in light of the increasing burnout and stress that is common in postgraduate medical training, we have placed special emphasis on wellness and meaningful resident connections in our program.
Curriculum and rotation schedule
Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide resident and fellow physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.
Our Program Director and staff
Our team is comprised of skilled experts with deep experience and knowledge from which residents and fellows can benefit.
Jeffrey Ferraro, MD
Residents will participate in didactics led by faculty members and are given protected time for their classroom didactic experience. Multiple resources are used for didactics including Decker curriculums. An emphasis is on active learning methodologies.
There will be regular journal clubs, grand rounds, case conferences, Morbidity and Mortality conferences, PRITE reviews, board reviews and formal didactics in psychotherapy and psychiatry.
Salaries for 2023-2024
- PGY 1: $59,627
- PGY 2: $61,395
- PGY 3: $63,204
- PGY 4: $65,388
Meals: Residents are provided with a monthly cafeteria allowance.
- PGY 1: 15 days of vacation per year
- PGY 2 to PGY 4- 20 days of vacation
- Sick days are provided each Academic Year
- To learn more about benefits and policies, please visit UCF Resident Benefits
Parking is free at all our facilities.
Call rooms are available for residents during night float rotation.
Lactation rooms are available.
Residents are provided with a work laptop and a cell phone during orientation. Residents are expected to return these devices at the end of their training.