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Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship Program Application Process

The Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry fellowship at the UC San Diego School of Medicine is fully accredited by the ACGME and provides a well-rounded one year training program.

In accordance with both national and institutional recommendations, we will be conducting a completely virtual approach to interviewing and recruitment to provide the most equitable means for selecting candidates.

Requirements

  • The applicant must have completed an ACGME-accredited psychiatry residency program or an RCPSC-accredited or CFPC-accredited psychiatry residency program (in Canada)
  • The applicant must have a California Medical License or be eligible for a California Physician Training License (apply for prior to starting fellowship)
  • The applicant must participate in the NRMP Match

NRMP Match Dates

How to Apply

Applicants need to submit the following by October 28, 2022:

Email or mail all application materials to: 

Kristin Beizai, M.D.
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship Program Director 
University of California, San Diego/VASDHS
Mail code 116A
3350 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego CA, 92161
kbeizai@ucsd.edu

International Student Application Process

Graduates of international medical schools, located outside of the United States of America and Canada, are eligible to pursue accredited postgraduate training programs in this state when they have met the prerequisites established by the Medical Board of California (MBC) and the standards required by UCSD for Fellows (PGY-5's and above). California Medical licensure is required for a fellow. This process can take 4-6 months to complete.

Applicants to the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship Program who are not citizens of the United States may pursue postgraduate medical education while under the sponsorship of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) holding a J-1 visa. (This does not apply to individuals who hold permanent resident status in this country.) The University does not offer H-1B visas to trainees.

Clinical experience within the United States is preferred within the last 2 years.

The applicant must meet eligibility criteria (as above). For information on medical licensure in California, please contact:

Medical Board of California
1426 Howe Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
(800) 633-2322

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