Five psychiatry residents have been selected from 57 applicants for the
2007-2008 APA/Shire Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. They are
Tyanne Dosh, M.D., Michelle Guchereau, M.D., Jennifer McLaren, M.D., Sandra
Rackley, M.D., and Aaron Reliford, M.D.
For five years, APA/Shire Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships have
been awarded to several psychiatry residents (PGY-1 to PGY-3) to support their
attendance at two APA annual meetings and to develop their interests in
pursuing careers in child and adolescent psychiatry. These residents are
mentored by noted child and adolescent psychiatrists and are required to
submit program proposals to the annual meeting's Scientific Program Committee
for their second year.
Dosh, a PGY-1 resident at the University of Kentucky, is especially
interested in teaching and research in child and adolescent
psychopharmacology, neuropsychiatric disorders, and child-abuse
Guchereau is a PGY-3 resident at the University of Texas Health Science
Center in San Antonio. She wants to pursue work with both psychopharmacology
and pervasive developmental disorders in children.
McLaren is a PGY-2 resident at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in
Lebanon, N.H. She plans to work with and do advocacy for developmentally
Rackley is a PGY-3 resident at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical
Education in Rochester, Minn. She is interested in working in
consultation/liaison psychiatry with underserved populations and in developing
Reliford is a PGY-3 resident at Columbia University's Department of
Psychiatry in New York and is interested in both psychopharmacologic and
psychotherapeutic treatment of anxiety disorders in children.
The 2006-07 APA/Shire fellows will lead component and issue workshops at
this year's annual meeting in San Diego. The fellows are Alisa Land, M.D., of
UCLA; Camilla Lyons, M.D., of Harvard Longwood; Vishal Madaan, M.D., of
Creighton University/University of Nebraska; Hanna Stevens, M.D., of Yale
University; and Katharine Stratigos, M.D., of Columbia University.
More information about the APA/Shire Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Fellowships and other APA fellowships can be accessed at<www.psych.org/edu/res_fellows/rf/awardsfellowships.cfm>.▪