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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Acting Assistant Program Director:  Gary Swanson, MD
Interim Assistant Director:  Anjali Medhekar, MD
Accreditation:  ACGME
Program length: 2 years (PGY4-PGY5)
Fellows per year:  2

About the Program

Our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is an accredited two-year training program that includes comprehensive didactic and clinical experience in treating psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. The Department of Psychiatry at Allegheny General Hospital provides a full range of clinical services, including outpatient, partial hospital, inpatient, school, community, and consultation-liaison settings. In addition, the Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents at AGH is a nationally recognized clinical research program that offers unique educational experiences working with traumatized children.

Lectures are presented on a wide range of topics, including the following:

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents
  • Developmental Practicum
  • Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
  • Therapeutic Interactions with Children
  • Forensic Child Psychiatry
  • Advanced Therapeutic Interventions with Children and Adolescents
  • Administration, Supervision and Career Choices in Child Psychiatry
  • School and Community Psychiatry 

Rotations are as follows:

  • Outpatient child and adolescent psychiatry (12 months)
  • Partial hospital program (2 months)
  • Inpatient child and adolescent program (5 months)
  • Electives (5 months)


Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Cindy Deluca
Residency Coordinator

Mailing address:
     4 Allegheny Center, 8th floor
     Pittsburgh, PA  15212

Telephone:  412.330.4242


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