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, one from a child supervisor;
  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.

Psychiatry Training Director stating all ACGME requirements will be completed in time for transfer to fellowship, as well as completion of CSEs

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 exams, and have completed all adult board requirements by July 1, 2017. 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

  • Roopali Bhargava

    P: (617) 665-3267 Email
  • Sandra M. DeJong, MD, MSc

    Director of Training
    Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    P: (617) 665-1297 Email
  • Nicholas Carson, MD, FRCPC

    Associate Director of Training
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    P: (617) 575-5269 Email