How to Apply

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship: How to Apply

Applications are being accepted now through the end of September. Interviews are scheduled through the end of November.

  1. Ideally, the candidate will have successfully completed three (or four) years of an ACGME accredited Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program.
  2. Although we prefer candidates to be U.S. citizens or green card holders, we will consider J-1 visa holders.
  3. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program for Child and Adolescent Fellowships. It is an early match which occurs in January.
  4. Our Resident Benefit Summary and a sample of our Resident Agreement can be found at: www.pennstatehershey.org/residency
  5. Applications for the academic year 2014/15 will be accepted via ERAS only
  • Curriculum Vitae (current)
  • Personal Statement
  • Board Scores: USMLE 1, 2 is required, USMLE 3 if PSY 3 or above. COMPLEX scores for DO applicants.
  • Valid ECFMG certificate (if IMG)
  • Dean's Letter from Medical School
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • 3 Reference Letters (one letter must be from your current Training Director addressing professional integrity and performance. The two additional letters must be from faculty you have worked with)
  • If you have been a resident in a training program already, a letter from your previous Program Director, documenting performance; professional integrity; length
  • Description of rotations you have/or will completed from current and/or previous Program Director
  • Completed Attestations Form
  • Letter explaining time gaps if necessary

Complete applications are required for consideration.