Frequently Asked Questions

Do fellows take call?  There is no call requirement for fellows.
How many fellows do you take each year?This fellowship is approved to take 2 fellows each year.
What is your timeline for applications and interviews?Applications are accepted any time. Interviews are generally offered beginning in April until all positions have been filled for that year.
Do fellows get teaching experience? Yes, fellows will be expected to assist in lecturing and teaching psychiatry residents and medical students.
Is there a research requirement?

Not at this time but fellows will be expected to complete a guided literature review on a chosen subject.

Is this program accredited? Yes, this program is accredited through ACGME.
How long is the fellowship? One year.
Do you pay for fellows to attend the AAGP conference? No.
What does the schedule look like?Fellows spend one day/week consulting at at a local long-term care facility.
Fellows spend one half day/week in didactic programs.
For six months in the fellowship year, fellows spend the remainder of the week either at SAVAHCS or BUMC-SC rotating through inpatient and outpatient services. After six months, each fellow will switch to the other clinical site.
What are your salary and benefits? Click here for salary and benefits information.