Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

The Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) one-year, ACGME-accredited Clinical Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship enables two psychiatrists each academic year to develop clinical geriatric psychiatry practice knowledge and skills, present and write scholarly papers and teach junior trainees.

We expect graduates of our program to become leaders in geriatric psychiatry. To this end, we offer intensive training in diverse clinical and investigative settings, an extensive curriculum of formal didactics, an administrative/leadership experience, expert faculty supervision, scholarly presentation, paper publication and experience educating psychiatry residents and medical students.

For more information about the program, kindly visit https://psychiatry.weill.corne...


Applicants are expected to earn a New York State license prior to beginning their fellowship. We are unable to accept applicants who hold H1-B visas.

How To Apply:

Complete applications include:

  1. A completed Microsoft Office document icon WCM Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Application.
  2. A one-two page essay discussing your interest in geriatric psychiatry, post-graduation career plans, and a current photograph
  3. A curriculum vitae including academic honors, awards, publications, presentations, research interests and projects.
  4. Three letters of recommendation, including physicians familiar with your clinical work - one of these letters should be from your training director, certifying completion of psychiatry residency training or indicating your current standing in residency training with an anticipated graduation date. Letters of recommendation should be mailed in sealed envelopes with recommenders' signatures written across the envelope flaps. Letters may also be mailed directly from recommenders to us.

Please submit your application packet via email or mail to:

Jimmy Avari, M.D.
Training Director
[email protected]

WCM Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry
NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605

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    Sep 06, 2023

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