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Our Child and Adolescent psychiatry fellows receive experience at many sites, enabling them to see the spectrum of child and adolescent psychopathology as well as the different systems of care. They get accustomed to working in different settings and navigating the child mental health system in this area. The goal is to provide a basic understanding of the different ways that child and adolescent psychiatrists function in the system.

We are closely connected to the residents in the Department of Psychiatry as well as medical students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  Faculty and fellows interact, teach and mentor these students.

Application Process

Positions are offered through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applications must be submitted through ERAS.

  • ERAS Application
  • Photograph (required)
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • USMLE or COMLEX Scores
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
ERAS 2024 Fellowship Application Timeline

Candidates must have graduated from a medical school recognized by the State of California within the last three years.  If not, you must have worked in a clinical setting for at least 2 years in the last 5 years.  A year in a clinical setting in the United States of America is required.

All residents must pass a criminal background check before they are allowed to start work at UTHSC.

All candidates must have completed 3 - 4 years of Adult Psychiatry. 

International Medicine Graduate Requirements

Candidates with a passing score on the first attempt on USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3 have priority in our selection process.   We do not have a specific score requirement.  You must have your score and a valid ECFMG certificate.

Type of Visa Offered: J1 visa only.  Please do not submit an application to our program if you require a H visa.

Jun 6, 2023