Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

The aim of our program is to provide advanced training to residents with a strong interest in Geriatric Psychiatry. Our primary goal is to cultivate Psychiatrists with an expertise in the field of Geriatric Psychiatry, who will go on to become leaders in the field.

Their expertise is expected to cover a wide pathway, including: clinical practice, teaching, research, and consultation. Additionally, we assist in the training of general psychiatry residents in the specialty area of geriatric psychiatry.

The goal of advanced residency training in geriatric psychiatry is to produce specialists in the delivery of skilled and comprehensive psychiatric medical care of older adults, suffering from psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders. This program is structured to train residents/fellows in all aspects of geriatric psychiatry to prepare them for clinical practice in the geriatric population, geriatric research, and geriatric consultation skills.

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To be considered for our program, you must be on track to successfully complete your four year general psychiatry residency

How To Apply:

If you wish to apply to our program, please submit the following information to my attention at 4301 W. Markham St, 589, Little Rock, AR 72205.

  • A current CV
  • A letter of recommendation from your current psychiatry training director verifying satisfactory completion (or anticipated completion) of all educational and ethical requirements for graduation.
  • Two additional letters of recommendation; These letters are to be sent directly by the authors of the letters.
  • An original copy of your medical school transcript; Sent directly from the medical school.
  • A copy of your USMLE or COMLEX transcript (with all three scores and attempts).
  • ECFMG certificate (for foreign medical school graduates).
  • A personal statement regarding your interest in the field of geriatric psychiatry.
  • Verification of level of competency in the required field using ACGME or CanMEDS Milestones assessments from the core residency program.

Our deadline for applications is December 1; however, we strongly recommend that you submit your application materials as soon as possible.

Contact Information:

Janis L. Cockmon
Geriatric Fellowship Coordinator

Email: [email protected] or
Phone: 501-526-8148

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    Nov 23, 2023

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    Little Rock, Arkansas

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