Emergency Psychiatric Fellowships

Five Emergency Psychiatric Fellowships are available to interested parties at the following locations:
  • Columbia
  • Denver
  • Grand Rapids
  • Buffalo
  • Arrowhead, CA/Vituity
  1. BuffaloThe Jacobs School of Medicine Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship:
The University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine now offers fellowship training to psychiatry residents with an interest in emergency psychiatry.  The Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program at the Erie County Medical Center is the quintessential clinical environment for learning nuanced aspects of navigating systems of care and practicing diagnostic & treatment planning skills needed when treating patients within this specialized area of care.  The school’s Department of Psychiatry also operates inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization and consult-liaison services within this academic institution, with dedicated faculty poised to foster the development of trainees into leaders in the field of emergency psychiatry.  Applicants may be board-eligible or -certified in psychiatry, though we’re hoping to open the program to emergency medicine residents soon as well.  The curriculum is comprehensive but customized to the interests of each trainee.
  1. ColumbiaColumbia Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship:
The Columbia Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship is designed to train future leaders in the field of emergency psychiatry. Fellows work clinically in the adult Emergency Department at New York - Presbyterian Hospital. Fellows also complete a semi-structured, module-based curriculum to develop an academic and administrative portfolio that can serve as a foundation for future career development. This fellowship is combined with the Columbia Public Psychiatry Fellowship. Fellows must have completed a U.S. residency in adult psychiatry and possess a New York State medical license.
  1. DenverDenver Health Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship
The Denver Health Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship in Colorado aims to train physician leaders in the subspecialty. Fellows work primarily at Denver Health's Psychiatric Emergency Services, a leading academic center for clinical care, scholarship, and training in the subspecialty. Fellows benefit from direct supervision in rotations across pre-hospital care, toxicology, administration, quality improvement, and addiction treatment. Applicants may be board-eligible or -certified in psychiatry or emergency medicine, and the curriculum can be tailored to applicants' background and interests.
  1. Grand Rapids - Emergency Care Specialists Emergency Medicine (EM) Behavioral Health Fellowship:  
The ECS Emergency BH prepares EM physicians to lead programs that will improve the care of individuals in acute psychiatric crisis. Fellows will have the opportunity to learn and practice in an innovative care setting that supports optimal outcomes for BH emergencies and includes a collaborative interdisciplinary team. The Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital Emergency Department and Emergency Psychiatric Assessment Treatment & Healing observation unit (EmPATH) is directly adjacent to the Butterworth Hospital ED & Level I Trauma Center in Grand Rapids Michigan. Fellows will gain valuable experience in many spheres of BH, including treatment and stabilization of acute psychiatric emergencies, substance use disorders, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric therapies, quality improvement, program development, and care coordination.
  1. Vituity (Arrowhead, CA)Vituity Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship

Become a Pioneer in Emergency Psychiatry.  The one-year fellowship for psychiatry graduates will position you as an expert to help develop and shape this emerging specialty.  As a Fellow, you will be trained in the assessment, management, and disposition of emergency psychiatric patients through hands-on experience in both the medical ED and various acute psychiatric settings. Take advantage of an opportunity to become a pioneer in a unique and emerging specialty that will transform how Emergency Departments treat psychiatric patients.