University of North Carolina School of Medicine

The Robert A. Bashford Medical Student Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina offers group and individual mentoring as well as exposure to a variety of specialties related to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Program components include inpatient and outpatient experiences, exposure to peripartum psychiatry, adolescent substance abuse, pregnancy and maternal addictions, and eating disorders. In addition, the program offers volunteer experiences that have included mental health services for the homeless, a reading program for child psychiatry inpatients, and outreach into a local Latino school program. Mentors in research, clinical work, education, leadership, and service are readily available to students in the program. The program also features a monthly lunch series for the fellows and mentors as well as larger events for the student body at the SOM.

Official Program Name

Robert A. Bashford Medical Student Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Program Director Erin Malloy, MD # of students: 15-20
Co-Program Director Roberto Blanco, MD # of faculty: 1-5
Program Dates August 1 -May 31

Opportunities

Mentorship

15-10 mentors

3-5 students per mentor

1-5 hours of mentorship monthly

Clinical

Child inpatient

Child outpatient

Eating disorders

Peripartum Psychiatry

Addictions

Research

Neuroimaging

Psychotic disorders

Community psychiatry

Medical education

Other

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