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How to Apply

Graduates of national or international medical schools who will have completed at least three years of General Psychiatry and all the ACGME specific requirements for those trainings are eligible to apply. Applications should be submitted using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS,  https://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/residency/) and should include: 

1) a completed application form; 2) your medical school dean’s letter; 3) medical school transcripts; 4) three letters of reference; 5) curriculum vitae; 6) personal statement; 7) Letter of attestation from the General Psychiatry Training Director stating all ACGME requirements will be completed in time for transfer to fellowship, as well as completion of CSVs.

We will only rank applicants who have passed STEP III of USMLE. Those who match with us should have met our requirements for Clinical Skills Verification exams, and have completed all adult board requirements by July 1, 2015. Those who are entering child and adolescent as a 4th year may use their child training to meet the 12 additional month (time only) requirement of psychiatry towards adult requirements. 

Foreign citizens who wish to enter the United States for postgraduate training must comply with United States immigration laws, in addition to the application procedures described above. Foreign medical school graduates should contact:

The Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 386-5900

Cambridge Health Alliance participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and complies with all its rules and regulations. Appointments generally begin July 1 and last for two years. The program is fully accredited by the American College of Graduate Medical Education for five fellows per year. Fellows in good standing will be eligible for specialty boards in child and adolescent psychiatry providing they have met the other requirements as described by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Contact Us
Please address all inquiries to:

Roopali Bhargava
rbhargava@challiance.org
617-665-3267

Sandra M. DeJong, MD
Director of Training
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Cambridge Health Alliance
1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 665-1297
Email: sdejong@challiance.org

Nicholas Carson, MD, FRCPC
Associate Director of Training
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Cambridge Health Alliance
1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 575-5269
Email: ncarson@charesearch.org