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Special Invitation:

The Samaritan Psychiatry Residency Program invites you to a Residency Showcase on Saturday, September 26 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Meet our residents and some of our faculty, and learn more about our program, residents and life in Corvallis. This will give you a chance to get answers to any questions you may have. A second opportunity will be held on Saturday, October 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. for those who can’t attend the event on Sept. 26. 

To receive a Zoom link to the showcase or to ask other questions, please email We look forward to seeing you there!

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Dynamic & Comprehensive Training

Our Psychiatry Residency Program offers a dynamic and comprehensive learning experience featuring hands-on opportunities and excellent didactic training.

This diverse learning experience prepares psychiatrists to provide broad-based mental health care, assume leadership roles in medicine and the community, and contribute to the evolving knowledge base of the specialty of psychiatry.

Our Psychiatric Residency Program is a four-year (48-month) post-graduate program. The program is accredited by both the American Osteopathic Association and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, with both DO and MD faculty physicians.

Curriculum & Didactics

The didactic portion of our program offers a one half-day per week experience addressing multiple aspects of psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and crucial topics applicable to all physicians.

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Directors & Residents

Our residents are compassionate, curious and dedicated to the mental health of the patients they serve.

Our faculty are passionate and committed to increasing quality and access to mental health care in our communities, and to training the next generation of mental health professionals.

Program Director: Tim Blumer, DO
Associate Training Director: Elizabeth Lazaroff, MD

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Explore Our Region

From the Willamette Valley to the central Oregon Coast, our region offers beautiful landscapes, endless recreation and many wonderful cities to call home.

What Our Residents Say

“The best part of the residency program is my fellow residents and the staff members here. Being a small hospital, I know almost everyone at the hospital and everyone who works at the clinic.” - Brenda Bye, DO