The mission of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, led by Tara Chandrasekhar, MD, is to train leaders in clinical and academic psychiatry with an emphasis on integrating an evidence-based approach to care for children and adolescents.
Why pursue a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship?
Child and adolescent psychiatry is a vibrant and impactful field. Fellowship training can help psychiatrists who are passionate about working with young people not only to change the lives of individual children and their families, but also make significant contributions to the advancement of the field through teaching and research.
Why Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences?
The two-year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship ACGME-accredited program features:
Excellent teaching and supervision by faculty who are content experts
Wide variety of clinical settings and specialty clinics
Exceptional consult liaison training at a tertiary children’s hospital
Extensive opportunities to hone psychotherapy and family therapy skills
Exposure to a cutting-edge collaborative care approach
Encouragement to pursue individual interests through electives and research
Formalized mentorship program
- Engagement in quality improvement projects
- Intentional focus on fellows’ wellness