Our program supports residents with established interests in both Research and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry through dedicated specialty tracks.
The Research Track is a four year program that provides residents who are interested in a primary basic science, translational, or clinical research career with substantial dedicated research time in a mentored laboratory, internal funding opportunities, and post-residency planning for research fellowship and/or faculty positions. Individuals interested in the research track should apply to both the Research and General tracks. When composing your rank list, the Research Track has a separate NRMP code (1270400C1).
Research Track Rotations
The Child Track is a collaborative program between Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). Residents on the Child Track spend the majority of their PGY1 medicine and neurology months at BCH on the inpatient pediatrics service, the emergency department, and the pediatric neurology inpatient service. Child Track residents pursue a variety of clinical electives including inpatient eating disorders, developmental disorders, outpatient young adult mental health clinic, and child psychiatry consultation service. During PGY3 Child Track residents have a primary outpatient continuity clinic at Boston Children's Hospital.
Residents who match into the Child Track are not obligated to pursue child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship, nor are they obligated to "short-track" (i.e. begin CAP fellowship after 3 years of general adult residency training). Acceptance into the Child Track does not obligate residents to complete fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital. Individuals interested in the Child Track should apply to both the Child and General tracks. When composing your rank list, the Child Track has a separate NRMP code (1265400C2).