Geriatric Psychiatry Research

This is a two- to three-year fellowship in clinical and basic research on the psychiatric disorders of older adults, including Alzheimer's Disease, late-life depression, late-life anxiety disorders, and late-life psychosis. It is supported by a NIMH grant, and offers didactic methodological and statistical training as well as a supervised research experience. If interested in applying, please use the Application Portal (

Core Faculty


M.D. with completed psychiatric or neurological residency, or PhD

U.S. citizen or permanent resident


There are four positions in the fellowship. One to two new fellows enter each year. [See Application]


Patrick J. Brown, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Neurobiology and Therapeutics of Aging Division
Director, Clinic for Aging, Anxiety, and Mood Disorders
New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 126
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (646) 774-8666
Fax: (646) 774-8693


December 31 (For receipt of fully completed applications)