APA Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is designed to promote interest among general psychiatry residents in pursuing careers in child and adolescent psychiatry. Fellows engage with other general psychiatry residents with a future in child and adolescent psychiatry and learn about new clinical research, successful treatments for child and adolescents with mental disorders and many other issues associated with child and adolescent mental health. Fellows also experience the unique opportunity of meeting and networking with future child and adolescent psychiatrists and leaders in the field and being matched with a mentor. Fellows are expected to attend two APA Annual Meetings and submit a proposal for a session at the Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Requirements: 
- APA Resident-Fellow Member (RFM)
- PGY-1, PGY-2, or PGY-3 resident
- Approval from Residency Training Director or Department Chair

Submission Requirements:
(only two applicants will be accepted from a training program)

- Completed Application Form
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Interest (detailing experience, knowledge, career path and how you will make use of the fellowship) - Should not exceed 500-words
- Letter of Support (from Residency Training Director or Department Chair addressing resident's potential contribution to the field of child and adolescent psychiatry) 

All materials should be submitted either electronically to kids@psych.org, by fax to 703-907-7852, or mailed to the address below by the submission deadline. 

APA Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
c/o American Psychiatric Association
Division of Diversity and Health Equity
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA   22209

Submission Deadline:
December 15

Additional Information

"Child/Adolescent Fellowship Opens Many Doors", Psychiatric News

"Professional Organizations and Mentoring...", American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry                                                          
For more information or to contact designated staff email kids@psych.org                                                                                                                        

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APA Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows and Mentors @ 2013 APA Annual Meeting (left to right): Back Row: Eduina Martins, MD (Mentor), Mikel Matto, MD, Jessica Crawford, MD, Jackie Landess, MD, Sarah Ricahrds Kim, MD, Cathryn Galanter, MD (Selection Committee Chairperson), Cory Jaques, MD, Ruby Lekwauwa, MD, Niranjan Karnik, MD (Mentor); Front Row: Dawn Sung, MD, Erica Greenberg, MD, Juliana Chen, MD, Arden Dingle, MD (Mentor), Wun Jung Kim, MD (Mentor), Harmony Abejuela, MD, Kiana Andrew, MD, Lenore Terr, MD (Mentor)


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