The Psychoanalytic Institute of the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College offers comprehensive instruction in psychodynamic psychotherapy. The faculty of the New York Medical College Psychoanalytic Institute provides senior teachers and supervisors to the psychiatric residency training program. Residents can take a two-year course starting in their third year of residency, which leads to Certification in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Credit for the first year of training in the Psychoanalytic Institute can be given to residents who complete this course. In addition, an elective in psychodynamic psychotherapy is offered to residents as part of the crricuulum.