This excellent monograph merits a place on the must-read list of every psychiatrist concerned about the future of our specialty. It reflects the thoughtful analyses and conclusions of a study committee on ways of incorporating research into psychiatric residency training. This broadly based committee was established by the Institute of Medicine, a component of the National Academy of Sciences. To avoid parochialism, its members included a neurologist, a neuropathologist, a public health economist, a pediatrician, and a medical school dean, along with eight psychiatrists (one of whom was Michelle Riba, now President of APA); the committee was chaired by Thomas Boat, a distinguished professor of pediatrics and national leader in medical education. The study was supported by funds from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).