Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offers two ACGME-accredited fellowship programs: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry. Divisions in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences may provide short-term educational programs or fellowships throughout the year. For more information about those opportunities, which are not associated with formal accreditation, please reference our Divisions.
Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences also offers a postdoctoral Clinical Psychology Fellowship Program for clinical psychologists.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
The mission of the Duke University Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) Residency Training Program is “To train leaders in clinical and academic psychiatry with an emphasis on integrating an evidenced-based approach to care for children and adolescents.” Focus is on the development of clinical experts in child and adolescent psychiatry. Fellows take part in a variety of clinical opportunities to establish a solid learning experience in core competencies. Each trainee is encouraged to pursue electives to further refine and develop individual career interests. Research opportunities are readily available throughout the fellowship.
Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, in cooperation with the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, offers a 12 month training program in geriatric psychiatry. Trainees learn to provide direct patient care, function in the role of consultant, interpret research findings, and serve as educators in the subspecialty of geriatric psychiatry. Fellows learn from supervised clinical training in interdisciplinary inpatient, outpatient, and long-term care settingsas well as formal didactics through a comprehensive conference/seminar program. Fellows also benefit from opportunities for supervised participation in funded clinical research projects in aging.