Education : Fellowships

Fellowships

Application Process for all Psychiatry Fellowships

Applicants should send a JMH site specific application form with a picture, C.V., Personal Statement, Summative Evaluation letter from your Psychiatric Residency Training Director ,two additional letters of reference, USMLE transcript, Valid ECFMG certificate (if applicable) Dean’s Letter and MSPE, and a copy of your Medical Diploma and Residency Certificate if available to:

Andrea Santo, Manager, GME
Dept. of Psychiatry (D-29)
1695 NW 9th AVE #3100,
Miami, FL 33136
asanto@med.miami.edu

Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry

Director: Ihsan Salloum, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
E-mail isalloum@med.miami.edu
Coordinator: Andrea Santo, asanto@med.miami.edu, (305) 355-8263
Fellows will participate in didactic seminars relating to an integrated biopsychosocial model of substance abuse, clinical research and bioethics, journal club, and one-on-one supervision of clinical cases. Fellows will have supervised clinical responsibilities on adult and adolescent substance abuse specialty units, inpatient detoxification, dual diagnosis and maternal addiction programs, outpatient programs, and consultation liaison services.

Residency Training Program in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Director: Ushimbra Buford, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Child and Adolescent Inpatient & Crisis Services
Phone (305) 355-7077, E-mail ubuford@med.miami.edu
Coordinator: Michelle Hurtado MHurtado@med.miami.edu
The Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is an accredited two-year program that offers trainees the opportunity to participate in assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with a wide range of psychiatric disorders. The diverse ethnic population and multicultural atmosphere makes Miami an exciting and vibrant community, which offers unique collegial and clinical experiences for fellows and residents. The learning experience in the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program is divided into three essential elements: (1) Didactic Activities, (2) Clinical Experience, and (3) Research Experience under the overall leadership of Jon Shaw, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry

Director: Spencer Eth, M.D.
VA Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Email spencer.eth@va.gov
Coordinator: Andrea Santo, asanto@med.miami.edu, (305) 355-8263

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The Fellowship Program in Forensic Psychiatry is a 12-month program as defined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry. The candidates must be fully trained, have graduated from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in General Psychiatry and be eligible for board certification I psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Goals and objectives of the Fellowship Program in Forensic Psychiatry are to prepare the fully trained psychiatrist to present psychiatric science to the legal system

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Goals and objectives of the Fellowship Program in Forensic Psychiatry are to prepare the fully trained psychiatrist to present psychiatric science to the legal system. This will be evidenced by examinations and proficiency in daily work as determined by a forensic psychiatric faculty.

Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry

Director: Elizabeth Crocco, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Phone (305) 355-9235, E-mail ecrocco@med.miami.edu
Coordinator: Andrea Santo, asanto@med.miami.edu, (305) 355-8263
By means individual supervision, small group seminars, didactic lectures, and case conferences related to clinical material and basic sciences, we provide a comprehensive training program for geriatric psychiatry. We have specifically assigned the residents to clinical rotations with strong emphasis on the issues that relate to older adults and assign them to work in multidisciplinary teams with expertise in geriatrics. Additionally, we support membership in the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. This includes receiving the Journal of the Association, the newsletter, with periodic updates on geriatric-specific bills that are coming before Congress.

Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine

Director: Jorge Luis Sotelo, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences.
Phone (305) 689-1352, Email jsotelo@med.miami.edu
Coordinator: Andrea Santo, asanto@med.miami.edu, (305) 355-8263

The Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry) Fellowship at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital offers two positions for this ACGME-accredited one-year fellowship. Under the direction of Dr. Jorge Luis Sotelo, a board-certified consultation psychiatrist and fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, the fellows will rotate 6 months at Jackson Memorial Hospital, the tertiary public teaching hospital (ranked 25th in the nation) and 6 months at the University of Miami Hospital. Areas of specialized training include transplant psychiatry (liver, kidney, lung, heart, GI, and stem cell), psycho-oncology, cardiovascular medicine, and neuropsychiatry.

The fellows are offered specialized consultation and liaison activities with the division of transplant surgery, and hematology/oncology. The fellows will provide care in the critical care setting, emergency room, inpatient medical and surgical wards, and a large trauma center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, as well as the inpatient medical and surgical units at the University of Miami Hospital. The fellow will also have an opportunity to work in the transplant and oncology ambulatory settings. Each fellow sees an average of ten new cases and fifteen follow-up encounters per week and is offered didactic, clinical, and research supervision by the Psychosomatic Medicine faculty for an average of three hours per week. In addition, an average of ten hours per week are devoted to didactic activities through attending rounds, conferences, and seminars and each fellow has the opportunity to participate in the teaching of residents and medical students. An academic research project is completed by each fellow under the supervision of Dr. Dominique Musselman.

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