Department of Psychiatry

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the ACGME-accredited Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program at the University of Rochester. If you require a visa, the University of Rochester sponsors J-1 visas. We select the most qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, handicap, or age.

Candidates who have completed at least the PGY-3 year of an ACGME-accredited general psychiatry residency are eligible for consideration. Application materials must include:

  • Application
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from current/previous residency director(s)
  • Medical School Dean’s letter
  • Medical School transcript, officially sealed
  • USMLE scores
  • Copy of Medical School diploma
  • If you are a foreign medical graduate, please provide a hard copy of your ECFMG certificate

Address all correspondence to:

Michael A Scharf, M.D.
Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, New York 14642-8409
Tel: (585) 275-3556
Email: michael_scharf@urmc.rochester.edu

Program Coordinator:

Kathy Raniewicz
Phone: (585) 276-3539
Fax: (585) 276-2292
Email: kathy_raniewicz@urmc.rochester.edu

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Sample Schedule

Syllabus