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) 355-8264
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: Nicole Mavrides, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical Director of Child Psychiatry Consultation Service Training Director of Child Psychiatry Fellowship Program
Phone (305) 355-7103, E-mail nmavrides@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 Barbara Coffey, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Coordinator: Nicolle Castañeda, nicollec@med.miami.edu, (305) 355-8264

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) 355-8264

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) 355-8264
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 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Director: Vanessa Padilla, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences.
Phone (305) 355-8264, Email vpadilla@med.miami.edu
Coordinator: Andrea Santo, asanto@med.miami.edu, (305) 355-8264

The Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship Program 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. Vanessa Padilla, a board-certified consultation-liaison psychiatrist and a member of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, the fellows are expected to rotate primarily at Jackson Memorial Hospital, a tertiary public teaching hospital.

The fellows are offered specialized consultation and liaison activities to provide care in the critical care setting, inpatient medical, obstetrical and surgical wards, rehabilitation units, and also at the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. The fellows will also have an opportunity to work in psycho-oncology and/or HIV specialty ambulatory care settings. Areas of specialized training include psycho-oncology, HIV, transplant psychiatry, cardiovascular medicine, and perinatal psychiatry.

Each fellow sees an average of fifteen new cases and up to ten follow-up encounters per week. Fellows are offered didactic, clinical, and research supervision by the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry 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, case vignette discussions, board preparation review, and conferences. Each fellow has the opportunity to participate in the teaching of residents and medical students. Fellows has access to update online journals and opportunity to attend annual psychiatry meetings. An academic research project is encouraged to be completed by each fellow under the supervision of faculty members.