Applicants for the psychology fellowship position must
have graduated from an American Psychological Association
(APA) accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling
psychology (or be on track to complete their graduate
program prior to beginning the fellowship), must have
completed an APA-accredited internship, and must be U.S.
citizens. Successful applicants typically have substantial
research and clinical experience in the area of adult
serious mental illness and plan to pursue a career focused
on research. Individuals who are interested in applying for
the psychology fellowship should contact Melanie Bennett,
PhD, at Melanie.Bennett@va.gov
or (410) 637-1859.
Applicants for the psychiatry post-residency fellowship
must have completed Accrediting Council for Graduate Medical
Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
accredited residency training, must be either board
certified or actively pursuing board certification, and
specifically interested in pursuing a clinical research
career focused on psychiatric disorders and associated
conditions. Applicants must also have an active,
unrestricted U.S. license to practice. International medical
graduates must also have a current visa and an Educational
Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate
that is valid indefinitely. Applicants on a J-1 visa must
also have current ECFMG sponsorship. Individuals who are
interested in applying for the post-residency fellowship
should contact Seth Himelhoch, MD, MPH at Seth.Himmelhoch@va.gov.
More information can be found on the national MIRECC
website and at the VISN 5
website. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact
Dr. Melanie Bennett at Melanie.Bennett@va.gov
for more information.