Department of Psychiatry,
Georgetown University HospitalAdventist Health Care Behavioral Health Servicesform partnership toEstablish a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
We are extremely pleased to announce that the Georgetown University Hospital Departmentof Psychiatry has reached agreement with Adventist Health Care Behavioral Health Servicesto establish a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship. This partnership will provideoutstanding training opportunities and allow us to address the growing need for high qualityChild and Adolescent psychiatrists in our community.The Adventist system has a wide range of mental health services for children andadolescents. This partnership will allow us to offer the full range of training opportunitiesnecessary for a fellowship and will provide funding for residents. GUH will provide theacademic base for the program as well as additional clinical training (e.g. outpatient, C-L) andsupervision. The first step in the process will be the recruitment of the Fellowship Directorwho will be based at Adventist and have a faculty appointment at Georgetown. Althoughthere are a number of steps that need to be completed, we are hoping that our first fellowshipclass will be able to start in 2010.