Applicants must have an M.D. with relevant research experiences or a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, policy health, or a related field. For ABPN accreditation, applicants must be able to be eligible to obtain medical licensure in the New York State as well as eligible for board certification in psychiatry. We will also consider physicians who are board eligible in the following specialties: Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Anesthesia, or Pediatrics.

Each applicant is required to submit a standard application form, a recent curriculum vita, reprints of publications (if applicable) and the names of three faculty members who will be providing letters of reference. One reference should be from the Department Chairman or Residency Training Director.

Selection is based on prior academic record, research accomplishments or motivation to gain research training, recommendations, and interviews with the faculty of our program.

Fellowship start date: July 1st

We accept applications on a rolling basis. There is no deadline per se for applications.

Slots are filled as qualified applicants are selected. Applicants graduating from psychiatry residencies are encouraged to apply starting in April of their PGY-3 year.

Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

To obtain an application, please contact:

Mildred Diaz, MSOL
Administrative Coordinator
Telephone:  646-774-6145
Fax:  646-774-6111