Other Areas of Psychiatry

 

Fellowship Title:

The Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy

Fellowship Description:

The Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy (CFHUF) is designed to prepare physicians, particularly minority physicians, for leadership roles in formulating and implementing public health policy and practice on a national, state, and/or local level. Under the auspices of the Minority Faculty Development Program (MFDP) at Harvard Medical School (HMS), five one-year fellowships will be awarded per year. Fellows will complete academic work leading to a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), and, through additional program activities, gain exposure to, and understanding of, major health issues facing minority, disadvantaged, and underserved populations. CFHUF also offers a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government (KSG) to physicians possessing an MPH. It is expected that CFHUF will support the development of a cadre of leaders in minority health, well trained academically and professionally in public health, health policy, health management, and clinical medicine, as well as actively committed to careers in public service.

Web Address:

 

Email:

mfdp_cfhuf@hms.harvard.edu

Contact:

Christine Colacino
Program Coordinator
Harvard Medical School
164 Longwood Ave., Second Floor
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-432-2922
FX: 617-432-3834

 

 

Fellowship Title:

Cancer Psychiatry Research

Fellowship Description:

Training begins in general consultation/liaison, then focuses on problems at the cancer-psychiatry interface. Close supervision by the clinical faculty of the department occurs, and a research mentor is assigned so that a significant portion of the fellow's time is spent investigating a research project in cancer psychiatry. Dartmouth's Department of Psychiatry is the site of the American Cancer Society's Special Institutional Grant for Psycho-Oncology Research.

Web Address:

 

Email:

ronald.l.green@dartmouth.edu

Contact:

Ronald L. Green, MD
Dartmouth Medical School

Department of Psychiatry
HB 7750
Hanover, NH 03755



Fellowship Title:

Research Fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Fellowship Description:

Fellows will work with multiple faculty members on their ongoing research projects. They will be included in the development of grant proposals and publications. Research topics in the division of consultation-liaison psychiatry include cancer prevention and control, women's health, complementary and alternative medicine, and pain.

Web Address:

 

Email:

elisabeth.kunkel@jefferson.edu

Contact:

Elisabeth J.S. Kunkel, MD
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Sansom Street
Thompson Bldg Suite 1652
Philadelphia, PA 19107
tel 215-955-6685
fax 215-955-8473



Fellowship Title:

UR/CSPS Post-Doctoral Training in Suicide Prevention Research

Fellowship Description:

Suicide is a major public health problem that offers outstanding opportunities for development of a career in clinical research. With the support of the NIMH, the University of Rochester Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide offers up to three years of postdoctoral training in suicide prevention research. Conducted in a rich, multidisciplinary environment, training includes didactics in suicidology and prevention/intervention research methods, workshops in academic career development, and extensive opportunities for mentored research.

Web Address:

www.rochesterpreventsuicide.org   

Email:

yeates_conwell@urmc.rochester.edu

Contact:

Yeates Conwell, M.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
300 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642
585-275-6739
585-273-1066 (fax)



Fellowship Title:

Community Psychiatry Research Fellowship

Fellowship Description:

Clinical consultations in urban and rural public and community setting. Work with specific clinical or ethnic populations at community mental health centers, correction facilities, etc. Involvement in research or policy development projects is required.

Web Address:

 

Email:

trupin@u.washington.edu

Contact:

Eric Trupin, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital, CH-13
4800 Sandpoint Way, N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
206-526-2165
206-527-3858 (fax)



Fellowship Title:

VA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Medical Informatics

Fellowship Description:

A two-year intensive training program preparing health care professionals for academic careers and leadership roles in integrating information technology with networked health care delivery and health services research. Fellows will pursue individual mentored research projects in medical informatics in such areas as clinical information systems, point of care knowledge access, artificial intelligence, human-machine interfaces, decision-support systems, controlled medical terminology systems, simulations, large clinical databases and clinical multi-media applications. Fellowship is affiliated with the University of Washington School of Medicine Biomedical Informatics Division of the Department of Medical Education.

Web Address:

 

Email:

khammond@u.washington.edu

Contact:

Kenric W. Hammond, M.D.
116M
American Lake Division
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Tacoma, WA 98493-5000
253-582-8440 x 76858
253-589-4167 (fax)



Fellowship Title:

AFSP Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Fellowship Description:

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are training grants designed to qualify young investigators for independent careers in suicide research.

The training, to take place at an academic institution of the applicant's choice, can be in either basic or clinical research and must be full-time; that is, fellows are expected to devote a minimum of 40 hours per week to the training program and may not hold any significant clinical responsibilities during the funding period. AFSP Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are available to investigators who have completed all requirements toward a Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral degree. Individuals who have completed three or more years of postdoctoral research are not eligible.

Fellowships may not be held concurrently with any other Postdoctoral Fellowship; however, additional funds may be secured by the Fellow to support costs associated with the research project. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships may be sought for a period of one or two years, and provide an annual stipend of $42,000 in the first year and $46,000 in the second year (if applicable), plus an institutional allowance of $6,000 per year.

Web Address:

http://www.afsp.org

Email:

bkoestner@afsp.org

Contact:

Bethany Koestner
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
212-363-3500, Ext 15; 1-888-333-AFSP
212-363-6237 (fax)



Fellowship Title:

Research Training in Clinical and Public Health/Preventive Psychiatry

Fellowship Description:

This Institutional National Research Service Award (T32), begun in 1988, now is based in the Department of Psychiatry’s Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Sciences. It focuses on research that emphasizes the translation of findings from efficacy and effectiveness studies to novel approaches to be tested in complex (and confounded) ‘real world’ settings. The latter include both standard clinical venues (primary care offices; emergency, ambulatory, and inpatient psychiatry units) and non-traditional community-based sites, such as schools, courts, and collaboratively developed research arenas. Our overall goal is two fold: 1) the recruitment and research training of psychiatrists and other doctoral trained scientists as future clinician-investigators, and 2) the preparation of all trainees to work in the context of vibrant, interdisciplinary research teams. We teach trainees the fundamental aspects of independent, investigator-initiated clinical research, based largely in psychopathology, psychology, and related areas of public health/preventive medicine, with an emphasis on risk factor research, the development of novel interventions, and clinical trials' methodology. There is a special focus on “public health and preventive psychiatry.” Core areas of skill development include psychopathology, research design and methods for studies with psychiatric patient populations, biostatistics, grant writing and writing for publication, and the ethics of research. There are ample opportunities to reach out to novel community-based settings, and mentoring in the development of non-traditional collaborative ventures. Presently there are 12 senior faculty mentors participating in this T32. We have recruited highly qualified candidates, and our trainees have gone on to successful academic careers as demonstrated through their publications, their successfully funded grant applications, and their promotions. Our training is based on the establishment of a committed mentor-trainee relationship, and the formulation of individually tailored programs that involve fellows in current research and support the development of their own protocols. Trainees formulate with their mentors developmental programs based upon careful appraisal of their developmental needs in each of the core skill areas, in addition to the content areas tied to their research. Fellows are funded for 2-3 year periods, most often for three years. Formal didactic courses are selected to meet the specific needs of each trainee, and there are a wide array of seminars and research meetings to complement the informal interactions that abound in our centers and laboratories.

Web Address:

 

Email:

eric_caine@urmc.rochester.edu

Contact:

Eric D. Caine, M.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, N.Y., USA 14642-8409
Phone: 585-275-3574
Fax: 585-273-1066

 

 

Fellowship Title:

Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry) Fellowship

Fellowship Description:

This one-year ACGME accredited fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry) provides fellows with broad experience in the psychiatric care of the medically ill. Fellows provide consultation services to both general medical/surgical services and subspecialty programs, including organ transplantation, geriatrics, HIV, and multiple sclerosis. Fellows receive clinical and didactic training by a staff of eight full-time consultation-liaison psychiatrists. Fellows also assist in training psychiatric residents and medical students. Opportunity and time for undertaking an academic project is provided.

Web Address:

 Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship

Email:

kim.klipstein@mssm.edu

Contact:

Kimberly G. Klipstein, M.D.
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1228
New York, NY 10029

P: 212-659-8712
F: 212-369-6817