The AUB residency program in psychiatry is designed to provide comprehensive training for doctors who have demonstrated excellence and dedication while aiming to pursue a career in psychiatry in clinical and academic settings. It is recognized by the Lebanese Order of Physicians. It is accredited by the Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education International (ACMGE-I) and the Arab Board. Graduates are expected to have fulfilled all competencies allowing them render effective specialist medical care. They are expected to have developed sound clinical judgment, complex clinical skills, and a high order of knowledge about the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of all psychiatric disorders, together with other common medical and neurological disorders that relate to the practice of psychiatry. Graduates will also have acquired a keen awareness of their own strengths and limitations, and recognize the necessity for continuing their own professional and academic development.