The APA Office of Children's Affairs welcomes applications for the 2006-07
APA/Shire Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships. The application
deadline is December 9. The fellowships will be awarded to five residents to
travel to two APA annual meetings and to work with mentors on issues in child
and adolescent psychiatry.
This program is designed to promote interest in child and adolescent
psychiatry by introducing residents to new clinical research and to successful
public programs for the treatment of seriously mentally ill children and
adolescents. Fellows will have opportunities to meet and network with leaders
in child and adolescent psychiatry.
The APA/Shire Child and Adolescent Fellowship is open to PGY-1 through
PGY-3 residents. Applicants must be an APA member and have approval by their
training director or department chair.
Applications must include a completed application form; a statement of
interest from the applicant that gives a detailed outline of his or her
experience, knowledge, and interest in child and adolescent psychiatry; a
curriculum vitae; and a letter of support from a residency training director
or department chair that describes the resident's potential contribution to
This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Shire
Pharmaceuticals, overseen by the APA Council on Children, Adolescents, and
Their Families, and administered by Jane Edgerton, project manager of the
Office of Children's Affairs.
Application materials are available online at<www.psych.org/edu/res_fellows/2006APAShire.pdf>.
Additional information is available by phone at (703) 907-8579 or e-mail at