Qualifications for Admission
The Child and Adolescent Training Program at the Vermont Center
for Children, Youth and Families (VCCYF) seeks to recruit and
train compassionate, personable, and scientifically minded
individuals who are motivated to achieve excellence in their
professional endeavors as leaders in child psychiatry practice,
research, and teaching.
We look for high levels of professional and ethical standards,
academic performance, analytical abilities, clinical and
communication skills, personal maturity, and a commitment to
life-long learning. We eschew dogmatism, arrogance, and
complacency. Previous experience and skills in research and
research methods including previous publications and scientific
presentations is desired but not required for otherwise excellent
How to Apply for PGY1 Positions in the Integrated Adult/Child
Two residents each year who are admitted into the University of
Vermont General Psychiatry Residency are in the Integrated
Adult/Child Program which entails automatic acceptance into the
Child and Adolescent Fellowship as a PGY4, as long as the
resident remains in good standing. Interested students should
review the requirements for admission for the UVM General Psychiatry Residency which
accepts applications only from ERAS.
As mentioned, within the Integrated Program exist the possibility
of applying for the research track for those applicants with
strong research skills, experience, and aspirations. When
applying, please specify your interest in applying for the
General Psychiatry Program, Integrated Adult/Child Program or
both. Please also specify if you want to be considered for the
research track that is an option within both training programs.
How to Apply for PGY4-5 Child Fellowship Positions
We currently are recruiting for two excellent residents to join our Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program in July 2020 as a PGY4 or PGY5. Applications for these positions are now processed through the Electronic Application Service (ERAS).
Applicant eligibility requirements can be found at the GME website. Among other
qualifications, applicants to this program need to have passed
USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX Part 3 and be eligible for a full and
unrestricted license to practice medicine in Vermont.
International applicants must have a J-1 Visa or have a U.S.
citizen Permanent Resident status.