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Directory of Forensic Psychiatry Fellowships, 2016 for Fellowships Beginning July 1, 2017

Last revised Thursday, December 1, 2016

Published by the Association of Directors of Forensic Psychiatry Fellowships, a Council of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.

In May, 2005, the Association of Directors of Forensic Psychiatry Fellowships approved general guidelines regarding the forensic psychiatry fellowship application process.

US Fellowship Programs


Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York ++
Brown University Fellowship ++  Position open for 2017
Case Western Reserve University, Ohio ++
Columbia / Cornell, New York ++
Columbia Research Fellowship
Emory University, Georgia ++
Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, SLU ++
Georgetown University, Washington DC ++
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts ++
Louisiana State University - Shreveport, LA ++  Position open for 2017
Medical College of Georgia ++  Position open for 2017
Medical College of Wisconsin ++  Position open for 2017
Medical University of South Carolina ++  Position open for 2017
New York University Medical Center ++
Northwestern University, Illinois ++  Position open for 2017
Ohio State University ++  Position open for 2017
Oregon Health and Science University ++
Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical ++
Saint Elizabeths Hospital/Department of Behavioral Health, Washington, DC ++
Saint Louis University, Missouri
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York ++  Position open for 2017
The National Capital Consortium Military Forensic Psychiatry Program, DC ++
Tulane University School of Medicine, Louisiana ++  Position open for 2017
University of Arizona Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program ++  Position open for 2017
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences ++  Position open for 2017
University of California, Davis ++
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) ++
University of California, San Francisco ++
University of Cincinnati ++
University of Colorado ++
University of Florida ++  Position open for 2017
University of Maryland School of Medicine ++  Position open for 2017
University of Massachusetts ++  Position open for 2017
University of Miami, Florida ++  Position open for 2017
University of Michigan, Center for Forensic Psychiatry ++
University of Minnesota ++  Position open for 2017
University of Missouri-Columbia ++
University of North Carolina ++  Position open for 2017
University of Pennsylvania ++
University of Rochester, New York ++
University of South Carolina ++
University of South Florida, Tampa ++
University of Virginia ++
University Texas Southwestern Medical School ++
USC Institute of Psychiatry, Law & Behavioral Medicine, Los Angeles ++  Position open for 2017
West Virginia University ++  Position open for 2017
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pennsylvania ++  Position open for 2017
Yale University, Connecticut ++

* Indicates person is certified by the American Board of Forensic Psychiatry
+ Indicates person is certified by the ABPN with Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry
++ Programs accredited by the ACGME (see Notice About Accreditation)

Notice About Accreditation

Forensic psychiatry training programs in the United States may be accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Accredited programs have demonstrated that they met the standards for forensic psychiatry training programs established by the ACGME.

The ACGME first certified training programs in forensic psychiatry in 1997. Persons who graduate from forensic psychiatry training programs certified by the ACGME may apply for the Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry examination of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) at any time.

Persons who are not graduates of an accredited forensic psychiatry training programs may no longer apply for the inital Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry examination of the ABPN. However, those who already possess Added Qualifications may take the recertification examinations.

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