Psychiatry Residency Program

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Bowling Green) Psychiatry Program at The Medical Center offers a residency program that provides residents with an exceptional educational experience in the area of Psychiatry. Our Graduate Medical Education staff along with our Medical Staff are focused on developing skilled, competent and compassionate psychiatrists as part of your training experience.

This program does not accept applications from candidates who have graduated from medical school more than 24 months prior to the anticipated PGY-1 start date UNLESS they have been in a training program or in active practice within that time period.

Fourth Year Psychiatry Residents

Stevenson Howard, DO

Stevenson Howard, D.O.

  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Ming Lien, DO

Ming Lien, D.O.

  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Third Year Psychiatry Residents

Dan Allen, DO

Dan Allen, D.O.

  • Lincoln Memorial University

Mohammad Movahid, DO

Mohammad Movahid, D.O.

  • New York Institute of Technology

Chloe Yeung, DO

Chloe Yeung, D.O.

  • A.T. Still University

Second Year Psychiatry Residents

Annie Andrews, DO

Annie Andrews, D.O.

  • William Carey University

Aaron Hampton, DO

Aaron Hampton, D.O.

  • Lincoln Memorial University

Adam Smith, DO

Adam Smith, D.O.

  • University of Pikeville

First Year Psychiatry Residents

Rachel Helen Alison, MD

Rachel Helen Alison, M.D.

  • East Tennessee State University – James H. Quillen College of Medicine

Troy Hodge, MD

Troy Hodge, M.D.

  • Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University

Cassey Nelson, DO

Cassey Nelson, M.D.

  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine


requirements

Medical School

Eligible applicants must be graduates of a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), or have graduated from an international medical school listed by the World Health Organization published in the World Directory of Medical Schools.

USMLE/COMLEX Examinations

Applicants must have passed USMLE Steps 1 and 2 (CK and CS) or the COMLEX equivalent PRIOR to being invited for an interview. 

Medical Licensure

Applicants must be eligible to obtain a Kentucky medical training license. 


Non-Discrimination

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Bowling Green) Internal Medicine Residency Program will not discriminate against any individual based upon race, color, race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniformed service, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, social or economic status, or whether the person is a smoker or nonsmoker, as long as the person complies with University and affiliated hospital policy concerning smoking.


preferred qualifications

This program selects from eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and other personal qualities.

The program’s preferred qualifications include:

  • USMLE scores of 215 and above on each step or COMLEX scores of 450 and above on each step
  • No failures on any step of the USMLE or COMLEX

application and matching services

The Psychiatry Residency Program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®). All applications are processed through ERAS®. All other applications will not be accepted.

Applications Must Include the Following:

  • The common ERAS® application form;
  • USMLE scores (or COMLEX equivalent – Steps 1, 2 (CK and CS) required for all applicants;
  • ECFMG report and certificate for international medical graduates including US applicants attending medical schools outside the US;
  • Official medical school transcript;
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE);
  • Three letters of professional reference; and
  • Personal statement.

The program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for both US and international medical graduates. 

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL GRADUATES

This program does not accept applications from candidates who have graduated from medical school more than 24 months prior to the anticipated PGY-1 start date UNLESS they have been in a training program or in active practice within that time period.

Eligible international medical graduates must have a current, valid certificate from the Educational Commission on Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) at the time of application. In order to achieve ECFMG certification, international medical graduates must submit their credentials to the ECFMG and pass competency tests. International medical graduates must obtain their ERAS® Application Kits from the ECFMG, which will issue them only to qualified applicants.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Bowling Green) Psychiatry Residency Program accepts applications from foreign nationals who are holders of a Green Card (permanent resident) and individuals who are prepared to have a J-1 visa sponsored by the ECFMG. This program does not support H-1 visas.

Applications from candidates who do not meet these requirements will not be considered. 


interview process

Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted via email. Interviews will be scheduled between October 1 and December 31. If you are extended an invitation for an interview, we encourage you to contact our offices as soon as possible. Interviews are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Please note there is a limited number of applicant positions that can be accommodated on any given interview day.

Interviewees will meet with the program director, program coordinator, select faculty, tour our facilities, and have lunch with current medical students and trainees located at The Medical Center at Bowling Green.