Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program
The Stanford Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program interviews applicants for eight (8) Child & Adolescent Psychiatry positions and one (1) Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Community Track position. We welcome applications from both: national and international medical graduates. To be eligible for our program, you must have either an MD or DO degree, and have three years of Adult Residency training in an ACGME-approved program. Also you need to have passed the USMLE exam steps I, II and III, as well as the ECFMG exam (if an international graduate) before the interviews.
Stanford only participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). All supporting documents must be submitted electronically.
Within the NRMP and ERAS we offer two tracks:
- Child & Adolescent Psychiatry NRMP # 1820405F0
- Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Community Track NRMP # 1820405F1
All complete applications must be submitted by September 13th.
We strongly encourage you to submit your completed applications prior to this date, as the interviewing schedule fills quickly.
A complete application includes the following documents:
- ERAS application
- Standard Passport Photo
- Personal statement
- Curriculum vitae (The ERAS formatted CV is sufficient)
- Program Director letter of recommendation with documentation of three (3) passed Clinical Skills Vignette (CSV) Examinations. Program Director's Attestation FORM
- Four (4) Letters of Recommendations: one (1) from Program Director or Associate Program Director, and other three (3) from faculty members who have worked with an applicant in clinical settings.
- Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) (formerly known as the Dean's Letter).
- Official medical school transcripts
- Official copy of your United States Medical Licensing Examination or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing scores steps 1-3. USMLE (http://www.usmle.org) or COMLEX (https://www.nbome.org/).
If you are an International Medical Graduate, you will be required to obtain a Postgraduate Training License (PTL) within 180 days after enrollment into the program. To be eligible for a PTL, the applicant must be enrolled in an approved ACGME accredited postgraduate training program in California, have received all of their medical education from, and graduated from, a recognized medical school, taken and passed an examination recognized by the Board, and be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
When are Interviews held?
Our interview season begins in mid-September and goes through the end of November. We conduct interviews on Wednesdays. Typically, we start at 8am and end by 5pm.
If you receive an invitation to interview, please reply as soon as possible to arrange an interview date.
Where can I stay when I come to interview?
One listing of area hotels with prices can be found at the following link http://www.stanford.edu/dept/visitorinfo/plan/lodging.html
If you have any questions, please contact:
Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development
Stanford University School of Medicine
401 Quarry Road, Room 2206, Stanford, CA 94305-5719
Phone: (650) 725-0957, Fax: (650) 721-3954, E-mail: Program Manager