Fellowship Applicant Info

C&A Fellowship Application Information

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Lisa Hearns
Psychiatry Residency & Fellowships Coordinator

616.258.7401 | Lisa.Hearns@pinerest.org

Thank you for your interest in the Pine Rest Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program! Our program is accredited for three fellows per year. We are excited to explore all interested and qualified applicants and identify those who may be a great fit with our program.

Application details and materials:

  • Applicants need to have completed three or more years of general psychiatry residency training in an ACGME-accredited program
  • Applications must include a general psychiatry residency program Training Verification Form completed by their program director
  • We participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) and applications are submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
  • Trainees in our general adult psychiatry residency program should reach out to the program coordinator to inquire about our Early Acceptance Program eligibility and process
  • Applications uploaded in ERAS should include the following: three original letters of recommendation, one of the letters of recommendation should come from the current general psychiatry residency training director and be combined with this attestation form (this combined letter and attestation form should get uploaded as a single LOR in ERAS), a Curriculum Vitae, Personal Statement and USMLE Scores. Please note that the Step 3 USMLE exam must be completed and passed before initiating the fellowship program
  • Applicants must be eligible for a permanent state license in Michigan
  • We hold interviews on Fridays between September through November which include a tour of our amazing Pine Rest campus, meals, an overview of the program, interactions with our current fellows and individual meetings with our dedicated faculty. We invite all applicants to join the fellows and some of our faculty out for dinner the night before their interview day
  • Decisions regarding candidate selection for the program are made by the Child and Adolescent Fellowship Selection and Evaluation Committee, based on the applicant’s information, interviews with the department faculty and staff and demonstration of personal characteristics that may be pertinent to training in and the practice of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

For more information on the program, please contact our Residency and Fellowship Coordinator, Lisa Hearns:

Lisa.Hearns@pinerest.org or call 616.258.7401