As a trainee in our forensic psychiatry fellowship, you’ll
benefit from a thoughtfully designed program that fosters close
mentoring relationships with faculty and constructive experiences
in clinical and legal training settings.
Why should you choose our fellowship program?
Knowledgeable, Supportive Faculty
Our faculty members have in-depth experience in the
medical-legal interface, and we’re dedicated to sharing our
knowledge with you.
You’ll work with mentors who have wide-ranging expertise.
We’re experienced with forensic evaluations in areas
including competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility,
pre-sentencing, immigration issues, family court matters, juvenile
court waivers and civil matters.
We’ve provided consultation to private attorneys, and we
are adept at providing comprehensive reports to treatment providers
who request second opinions for clinical or forensic use. We
have longstanding strong relationships with numerous community
attorneys and agencies.
will give you the experience you need to interface effectively with
the legal system. We’ll provide you with opportunities to
observe and participate in performing evaluations, preparing
reports and testifying in civil and criminal cases.
We’re proud of our tie to the law school; not all forensic
psychiatry programs can offer their fellows the opportunity to
participate in law classes.
Research and Didactics
We require you to pursue
a scholarly research project, which will expose you to special
research considerations in the field of forensic psychiatry. You
can expect to have protected time each week to review your
scholarly project with your faculty mentor.