The Child and Adolescent Fellowship Program at IU School of Medicine offers two years of training in the subspecialty of child and adolescent psychiatry. This program, the only one of its kind in the state of Indiana, prepares fellows for both private and academic practice through a comprehensive curriculum involving clinical service, research, observation, diagnosis, individual and group supervision, and participation in didactic seminars. Fellows have a wide range of teaching and research opportunities in various areas, including neurobiology, psychotherapy, moral development and psychopharmacology. Child and Adolescent fellows are trained in the delivery of humanistic patient care supported by a scientific knowledge base; fundamental knowledge in child development and psychopathology; and techniques of diagnosis and treatment which are unique to child and adolescent psychiatry.
The primary clinical practice site for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellows is at Riley Hospital for Children; however, residents also spend time at Eskenazi Health Midtown Community Mental Health in various locations across Indianapolis. Several opportunities are available to residents for elective rotations based on individual interests.