of fellowship programs by the Accreditation
Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
is a voluntary process of evaluation and review performed by a non-governmental
agency of peers. The goals of the process are to evaluate, improve, and
publicly recognize graduate medical education programs and sponsoring
institutions that are in substantial compliance with the standards of
educational quality established by the ACGME. Accreditation protects the
interests of residents/fellows; improves the quality of teaching, learning,
research, and professional practice; and benefits the public.
Our department offers four
ACGME-accredited psychiatry subspecialty fellowships.
overarching mission of this program is to provide psychiatric physicians with
advanced training in the skills, clinical judgment, and knowledge necessary to
the practice of Addiction Psychiatry to enable them to assume leadership
positions in the field. The one-year program consists of inpatient, partial
hospitalization, outpatient, consultation, dual diagnosis, women specific, and
opioid agonist treatment environments. Didactic training occurs through
participation in weekly seminars.
highly competitive, two-year program based at Seattle Children’s Hospital is
the only child and adolescent psychiatry training program in the WWAMI (Washington,
Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho) region. Training for this program consists of
inpatient, outpatient, long-term residential, juvenile justice, primary care,
and school-based consultation environments.
in this one-year program develop and demonstrate expertise in the diagnosis and
clinical management of common and uncommon neuropsychiatric conditions among
older adults. Clinical training occurs at the Veteran’s
Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, Harborview Medical Center,
and UW Medical Center. Training experiences are tailored to the interests and
background of each fellow.
The mission of this one-year, multidisciplinary program is to provide
excellent subspecialty training in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry by
integrating broad clinical experiences with comprehensive didactic training,
close clinical supervision, and scholarly time, allowing a fellow to pursue
research and educational activities in a specialized area of interest.
following additional ACGME-accredited fellowships are open to individuals who
have completed residency training in psychiatry and are offered by other departments
at the University of Washington: