Program Application

Application materials may be submitted at any time, and interview dates will be scheduled June-October in advance of the next academic year (July 1 – June 30). Early application and electronic submission are strongly encouraged. The training period in addiction psychiatry is 12 months. Applicants must have completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited psychiatry residency prior to entering the program. Training in addiction psychiatry that occurred during the general residency training will not be credited toward the one year fellowship requirement.

The following items are required to complete your application:

  • Completed Universal Application (PDF)
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of USMLE Step 1, 2, & 3 scores
  • Letter from your current Psychiatry Residency Training Director **
  • Two letters of reference from persons familiar with the nature and quality of your work **
  • International applicants should also include:
    • Valid ECFMG Certificate
    • Proof of Visa status or US citizenship

Begin the electronic submission process

** Please Note: Letters of reference should be addressed to Dr. Tara M. Wright and submitted directly by their authors to and, or mailed directly to:

MUSC Addiction Fellowship Program
c/o Amanda Wagner
125 Doughty Street, Suite 190
Charleston, SC 29425