Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship

Our fellowship provides a one-year, full-time training opportunity in emergency psychiatry.

As one of only two emergency psychiatry fellowships in the United States, you will have a unique opportunity to train with faculty who are committed to identifying and treating behavioral emergencies and addressing the community’s mental health treatment needs.

Train at a Regional Center of Excellence

You'll train at Erie County Medical Center (ECMC), one of the region’s leading healthcare providers.

ECMC is a Level I Trauma Center, an academic medical center with nearly 600 inpatient beds, primary care, more than 30 specialty outpatient clinics, the regional center of excellence for behavioral health, trauma, and rehabilitation and home to our Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP).

Individualized Training

In addition to our comprehensive curriculum in emergency psychiatry, we offer a number of elective rotations that allow you to individualize your unique training experience.

Program Year

Our fellowship year runs from July 1 to June 30, on a full-time basis.

Salary and Benefits

Fellows accepted into our program receive a stipend of $100,000 and standard benefits. 

A Beautiful, Vibrant Living Community

  • Buffalo is known for its snow, but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that our region enjoys four distinct seasons.

    Our region is characterized by a neighborly way of life, an unpretentious nature and spirited loyalty among residents.

    Get past the snowy stereotype and you’ll be immediately captivated by Buffalo’s beauty, heritage, temperate climate and welcoming environment.

  • Fellowship Director

    Brooks, Victoria

    Victoria Brooks, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry; CPEP Medical Director of Education and Community Coordination; Emergency Psychiatry Fellowship Program Director

    Erie County Medical Center, CPEP 462 Grider Street Buffalo, NY 14215

    Phone: 716-898-4857; Fax: 716-898-4538

    Email: vlbrooks@buffalo.edu

  • Program Administrator

    Julie L. Mikula

    Program Administrator

    Erie County Medical Center, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215

    Phone: (716) 898-3597; Fax: (716) 898-4538

    Email: juliemik@buffalo.edu