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Department of

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Fellowships Program

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience/Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers two one-year Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited positions in the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program.

The fellowship prepares the candidate for Added Qualifications in Geriatric Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Fellows serve rotations in a nationally recognized VA Medical Center, the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, and the Alois Alzheimer Center which provides experience in subspecialty clinics/wards and non-VA settings.

As part of training, fellows have chance to intermingle with geriatric medicine fellows and general psychiatry residents, which provides them to share their clinical and didactic experience. Geriatric psychiatry fellows also have chance to supervise general psychiatry residents and medical students during their clinical rotations.

Multidisciplinary team-based clinical learning is interwoven with geriatric psychiatry-specific Seminars, Case conferences, and Journal Clubs. The fellows are also required to attend weekly Grand Rounds, live patient board-style examinations, scholarly project and 360-degree feedback sessions.

Competency-based learning is guided by clearly outlined goals and objectives. Graduates are highly sought for clinical, administrative and research roles.

Highly competitive salary and benefits are available, including the opportunity to earn extra income.

The Tristate area offers a diverse culture, superb shopping/dining/entertainment and affordable housing. Cincinnati is the birthplace of professional baseball and home of the Cincinnati Reds.

We are within a one-hour drive of the National USAF and Space Museum; and within Cincinnati itself you will find the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the Contemporary Arts Center, the nationally ranked Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and a variety of other museums and cultural attractions.

We enjoy a rich sports culture, including the National Football League’s Cincinnati Bengals in addition to the Reds, along with world-class professional tennis, a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, professional ice hockey, NCAA Division I sports at UC and nearby Xavier University and the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon.

Cincinnati is proud of its internationally recognized symphony orchestra. Our families are supported by an NIH top 3 children's hospital and one of the best selections of public schools in the nation. All of this is within hours of the Great Lakes and Appalachian Mountains for weekend getaways.

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Contact Information

Melissa Turner
Geriatric Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine,
and Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program Coordinator
Phone: (513) 475-6378
Fax: (513) 475-6568