How to Apply

We are pleased that you are interested in applying to our fellowship program! Please remember that the program only accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Fellows are selected only through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Information submitted outside of ERAS cannot be accepted during Match Season.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure in Nevada, more information available at the Nevada Medical Examiners Board. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their suitability for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, fit with the program, previous academic and clinical performance, letters of recommendation, and interview.


Our interview season extends from September through December. Interviews are offered to appropriate applicants after review of your ERAS application and supporting materials. No paper applications will be accepted. The number of interview slots is limited, so please submit your application materials as early as possible. Interviews are a ½ day with several candidates scheduled at a time. All interviews will be online and virtual.

Application Materials

The following materials are required to complete your application:         

  • Completed online ERAS application.
  • If you are applying for a PGY 4 position, please have your residency program director submit the General Program Director's Attestation Form for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) Fellowship Eligibility
  • Two recent (within 6 months) letters of recommendation from physicians with whom you have worked closely with during your training
  • A letter of recommendation from your Residency Training/Program Director
  • A recent photograph
  • Personal statement detailing your interest in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as your career specialty
  • Reports of your USMLE scores or COMLEX scores
  • Medical school transcript
  • ECFMG certificate, if relevant
  • Documentation that you can live and work in the United States if not a citizen or permanent resident

The State of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified persons are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, political affiliation, or disability as outlined in the State Affirmative Action plan.

Have questions or need help?

Have questions about applying or want more information about the program?

Contact Psychiatry Residency Department