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Autism/Developmental Disabilities Fellowship

Program Overview
The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry in partnership with the State of Indiana Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services is offering a one- to two-year non-accredited fellowship in Autism/Developmental Disabilities. Candidates must have completed at least their PGY-III year to be eligible. The fellowship offers training in the assessment and care of children, adolescents and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Clinical settings include the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, located within the James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, and two unique residential treatment facilities. The fellow will become proficient in state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, including pharmacologic and behavioral modalities. Ample opportunities for research in psychopharmacology, behavior therapy, pharmacogenomics and neuroimaging exist. The fellow will help to advance the service system for individuals with developmental disabilities and support specific individuals through the provision of technical assistance, consultation, and staff training.

Applicant Requirements
Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have completed an M.D. or comparable degree. Applicants are sought for the 2010-2011 academic year. Applications are encouraged from professionals of all ethnic backgrounds.

Contact Information
Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae with a 1-2 page summary of relevant clinical/laboratory and academic experience and the names of at least three references to:

Craig Erickson, M.D., Chief, Chrstian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center (ATTN: Robbie Smith)
Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine
791 Union Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46202-4800
crericks@iupui.edu

 

No openings available for 2010-11 and 2011-12.