Community Psychiatry Fellowship
Take advantage of this one-year training opportunity for general and specialty psychiatry trainees preparing to enter their PGY-5 or above year of training.
- Expert-led weekly seminars to apply literature review to practical clinical scenarios
- Dedicated time in diverse community settings, including the STEP Community Mental Health Clinic and primary care clinics, with site placement supervision removed from the clinical site placement
- Opportunities to take an active role in site administration
- Completion of an academic project with program supervision
- Elective experience with various state entities, advocacy organizations, and community partners
- Exposure to policy formation with various stakeholders within the mental health system
- 20% Didactics, mentoring/supervision, and academic project
- 20% Administrative
- 10% Policy/advocacy and electives
- 50% Clinical
* There is an optional two-year format to allow completion of coursework toward a certificate program or a Masters in Public Health. Determined annually.
Application for the 2017-2018 year will begin in Fall 2016.
For additional information, contact:
Carol Vanderzwagg, MD, Carol_VanderZwaag@med.unc.edu
The Community Psychiatry Fellowship enjoys the support of university, government, and local and regional non-government and volunteer organizations, including: the UNC Schools of Public Health, Social Work, and Pharmacy; the UNC Department of Psychology, and the Sheps Center for Health Services Research; the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, and the North Carolina General Assembly; Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organization; and Community Care of North Carolina.