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Consultation-Liaison Fellowship Application Requirements

Thank you for your interest in applying to the UNC Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship Program! The program begins to accept applications for PGY-5 positions starting the July prior to the academic year for which the candidate is applying, and applications must be completed by November 1st. Once we have received your file, your application will receive careful consideration for an invitation to interview.

The UNC Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) but does not use ERAS. A completed application for residency should be emailed to Taryn Hardy ( and will include:

  1. Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Common Application Form;
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Personal Statement / Cover Letter;
    • Address interest in consult psychiatry
    • Describe consult-liaison experience
    • Explain why the UNC Fellowship is appealing for your educational goals
  4. Official ECFMG Certificate for all international medical graduates;
    • Applicants must have completed an accredited psychiatry residency
    • Applicants must have a J-1 visa as UNC Health Care does not sponsor H-1B visas
  5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation;
    • Must include one (1) from Program Director
    • Please have them emailed directly to Taryn Hardy by the authors
  6. Writing Sample (optional)
    • Case report
    • Research paper
    • Literature review


Interviews are conducted on Fridays during September and October in person at UNC-Chapel Hill. Applicants are invited to arrive the day prior to their scheduled interview to join the Training Director and current fellows for a casual dinner. If traveling to Chapel Hill is not feasible, per Training Director discretion, applicants may interview at the Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Conference in mid-November.

Additional Information

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please feel free to contact our coordinators!