Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

The goal of the VA/Stanford Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program is to train psychiatrists to assume leadership roles in clinical and academic geriatric psychiatry. Fellows develop clinical expertise in assessing and treating the wide range of psychiatric disorders in the elderly.

Fellows also develop skills in scholarly activities and administration that are required of leaders in the clinical practice community and in academia.

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  1. Before entry into the program, applicants must complete or have completed an ACGME accredited psychiatry residency program that qualifies them to sit for the ABPN Psychiatry Board.

  2. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow them to legally train at the Stanford University Medical Center according to School of Medicine Department of Graduate Medical Education policy.
  3. Applicants must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. Graduates of foreign medical schools should contact the Medical Board of California to ensure the requirements to obtain a license and practice medicine in this state have been met.

How To Apply:

Applications for training in the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program must include:

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of medical school diploma and/or transcripts
  • Documentation of post-graduate medical education completed elsewhere
  • Copies of state medical license(s), DEA certificate, board certifications, when applicable
  • Documentation of ECFMG certification, when applicable
  • Documentation of VISA status, for international applicants
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Three professional letters of recommendation, one must be from the psychiatry training director documenting that the applicant meets the eligibility criterion (#1 above); and at least one from a Geriatric Psychiatry supervisor.
  • Documentation of successful passing scores on USMLE parts 1, 2, and 3.

Contact Information:

Daniel Kim, MD
Geriatric Psychiatry Program Director
[email protected]

Romola L. Breckenridge
Administrative Program Coordinator
[email protected]
Ph: (650) 736-1743

Mailing Address
Daniel Kim, MD
c/o Romola L. Breckenridge
Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine
401 Quarry Road, Room 2208
Stanford, CA 94305-5723

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    Jan 05, 2023

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