Instructions for Applicants

Applications are accepted April 1 through October 31. Interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis and conclude December 31. You must have completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited psychiatry residency prior to entering the program. The training period in geriatric psychiatry is 12 months.

The following items are required to make your application complete:

  • Completed Universal Application (PDF) (including Personal Statement)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter from your Dean's Office (from medical school)
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from current Program Director
  • Official copy of your transcript from medical school
  • ECFMG Certificate (if International Medical Graduate)
  • Official copy of USMLE transcript

Send all materials to:

Theresa Barnes
Program Administrator, Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina
2 Ehrhardt Street, MSC 861
Charleston, SC 29425

Dr. Jessica Broadway
Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program