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UMMS Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry

General Information

  • Interviews by invitation start on April 1st on a rolling basis
    • No binding offers until June.
  • Start date: July 1st (negotiable under certain circumstances) 
  • Visa sponsorship: J1 (and possibly H1b).

Application Requirements

  • (1) Satisfy the following:
    • Applicants must have at least completed the requirements of an ACGME accredited general psychiatry residency at the time of start of the fellowship year.
    • Applicants must have a full Massachusetts medical license by the start date of fellowship.
    • GME Eligibility
  • (2) Documents to send:
    • General application form
      (AAPL application guidelinescommon application checklist)
    • Three letters of recommendation (including one from the program director), sent directly from the individual who completed the letter.
    • Two redacted writing samples (preferably at least one forensic report, but could also include a discharge summary, admission assessment, or journal article)
    • Personal statement (one page)
    • USMLE scores, and USMLE certificate when applicable
    • Medical diploma
  • (3) Sending the application

 *Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received and only after we receive the complete application. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please contact the program for specific questions.