Behavioral Medicine residency program is part of the postgraduate courses of The UNAM. The residency started in 1999 under a cognitive-behavioral framework, a problem-solving strategies methodology, and supervised practice, with the in situ supervisor, a clinical psychologist whose work is at the hospital, and the academic supervisor, a Faculty member which visit the hospital in a weekly basis.
Residency program is divided into two stages, the first one into the University and the other in hospitals. Students accomplish 2,400 practical hours.
Besides supervisors there are 23 more Faculty professors as tutors