Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Applications Due
September 30th, 2024

Dulce Madrid

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Application Information

The UCLA Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program is committed to continuously improving equity, diversity, and inclusion in our training program. We practice holistic review throughout our recruitment process and provide anti-bias training and education to faculty and fellows. We strive to uphold the principles of the AAMC Holistic Admissions Process.

Some of the factors we value are:

  • Commitment to child psychiatry
  • Clinical competency
  • Leadership
  • Other professional experiences
  • Experiential factors and distance traveled

The UCLA Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program has two tracks:  

  • Clinical Track (Categorical), 6 positions per year, NRMP # 3030405F0  
  • Research Track (3 Years), 1 position per year, NRMP # 3030405F1  

Residents are eligible to apply if they have:

  • An M.D. or D.O. degree
  • Completed at least 3 years of Psychiatry Residency by June 30, 2025 from an ACGME-accredited program.
  • Passed the USMLE exam, Steps I, II, and III
  • ECFMG certification, if applicant is an international medical graduate


Additional Information: 

We comply with the policies and procedures of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), and all six of our categorical positions and our one research track position are filled through this program. You can sign up by calling (202) 828-0676 or going The due date to register with NRMP and to obtain a match number is in early December for training starting on July 1st of the following year. Notification of the NRMP results will take place in January. 

Please note that if you are applying from a non-California training program and you attended medical school in the United States, you are no longer required to obtain California medical license PRIOR to NRMP rank list deadline. Should you match with our program, however, you will be expected to start the application process in mid-January and closely follow all deadlines. For details regarding licensure in California please refer to the California Medical Board website at

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