Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program | How to Apply

2023 interview season: late-August through early-November 2023

For the upcoming recruitment season, Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program will continue to conduct all interviews virtually. We are certain that meeting our wonderful fellows on your interview day, and your faculty interviewers will not only provide a comprehensive overview of the program but also highlight the familial culture and the unique experiences we have to offer. We wish we could meet you in person, but for the moment we will host you via Zoom. Information will be emailed to you once your interview is scheduled. We hope you’ll feel more familiar with Boston Children’s by watching this video.

Eligible applicants are graduates of American or international medical schools, have completed at least three years of a General Psychiatry program, and have passed USMLE steps 1 through 3. ECFMG certification is required for foreign medical graduates. Applications must include:

  • a completed application form
  • training director’s letter of support
  • training program verification
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores
  • three letters of reference
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement

Where to apply

All applicants must utilize the ERAS website, which you can view here.

Foreign citizens who come to the United States for postgraduate training must comply with United States Immigration Laws, in addition to following the application procedure described above. Foreign medical school graduates should contact the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates for details concerning their requirements: 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-386-5900. Boston Children’s Hospital sponsors J1 visas.

Boston Children’s participates in the National Resident Matching Program and abides by all NRMP rules and regulations. Please note that all offers for fellowship positions are contingent upon the successful completion of all residency training, as well as all hospital required pre-employment matters. This includes the satisfactory completion of the credentialing process, and receipt of acceptable final evaluations and letters of references.

For more information, please feel free to download our Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program Brochure.

For inquiries, please contact:
Zheala Qayyum, MD, MMSc
Fellowship Training Director
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

For application questions, please contact:
Courtney S. Kellogg
Program Coordinator
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Administrator
Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115