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Available APA/APAF Fellowships
APA/APAF Leadership Fellowship
The APA/APAF Leadership Fellowship provides professional development and networking opportunities for residents to develop into leaders in the field of organized psychiatry.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is designed to develop and enhance interest among general psychiatry residents in pursuing careers in child and adolescent psychiatry and to foster child and adolescent psychiatrists' active involvement in the APA and APAF.
Community Diversity Fellowship
The Community Diversity Fellowship provides psychiatry residents from diverse backgrounds with leadership, networking, and mentoring opportunities, as well as a field placement component designed to add exponential impact in the delivery of culturally compentent psychiatric care across hard to reach and traditionally underrepresented communities.
Edwin V. Valdiserri Correctional Public Psychiatry Fellowship
The aim of the fellowship is to provide a special opportunity for current residents who are interested in public, community, or forensic psychiatry to receive additional experience, training and mentorship in a correctional setting.
Jeanne Spurlock Congressional Fellowship
The aim of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for a psychiatry resident or early career psychiatrist with significant interest in child and/or minority mental health advocacy to work in a congressional office.
Diversity Leadership Fellowship
The fellowship identifies and motivates psychiatry residents who – through the experiential and training opportunities of the program – will become well-equipped leaders in psychiatry by providing culturally sensitive mental health services to diverse and underserved populations.
Psychiatric Research Fellowship
This fellowship provides funding for a psychiatry resident or early career psychiatrist to design and conduct a research study at their home institution under the supervision and guidance of a mentor.
Public Psychiatry Fellowship
The aim of the Public Psychiatry Fellowship program is to provide experiences that will contribute to the professional development of residents who will play leadership roles within the public sector in the future.
SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
The goal of this fellowship is to increase the number and enhance the knowledge and capabilities of racial and ethnic minority psychiatry residents to teach, administer, conduct services research and provide culturally competent, evidence-based mental health services to minority and/or underserved populations.