A priority of our organization is to be a valuable resource for addiction psychiatry fellowship program directors. Below is a list of program directors who are active members of AAAP. If you’re not yet a member, sign up today by contacting Lulu Malko!


AAAP Fellowship Spotlight is on Partners Fellowship Program in Boston, MA. Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Director, Dr. Roger Weiss, and Dr. David Marcovitz (Addiction Psychiatry Fellow at Partners 2017-2018) discuss Dr. Weiss’s experience about being a Fellowship Director.

If you are interested in spotlighting your Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Director, please contact Lulu Malko at lulu@aaap.org for more information. Read the interview transcript.

List of Program Directors

Shabnam Balali, MD, University California, San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Training Program
Robert Chambers, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine Program
Antoine Douaihy, MD, University Pittsburgh/Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Rodeny Eiger, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
Timothy Fong, MD, University California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine
Bellelizabeth Foster, MD, University of New Mexico
Devang Gandhi, MBBS, MD, University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt
John L. Hammel, MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
William Hanging, MD, University of Hawaii
Amy Harrington, MD, University of Massachusetts
Grace Hennessy, MD, New York University School of Medicine Program
Merrill Herman, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dean Hickman, MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Michael Hoefer, MD, University of California, SanFrancisco
Elizabeth Howell, MD, University of Utah
Brian Johnson, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University Program
Ed Jouney, MD, University of Michigan
Kyle Kampman, MD, University of Pennsylvania
Talal Khan, MD, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Mary-Anne Kowol, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Dean Krahn, MD, University of Wisconsin
Christoffel Le Roux, MD, Emory University
Frances Levin, MD, Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital
Larissa Loukianova, MD, Ph.D, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Scott McNairy, MD, University of Minnesota
Ismene Petrakis, MD, Yale- New Haven Medical Center/ VA Connecticut Healthcare System
John A. Renner, JR., MD, Boston University Medical Center Program/Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic
Erika Ruth, MD, University of Louisville
Andrew Saxon, MD, University of Washington
Daryl Shorter, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Shane Sparks, MD, University of Arkansas
Anil Thomas, MD, ISOM/Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt
Elizabeth Tiffany, MD, Oregon Health & Science University Program
José R Torres, MD, Ponce Health Sciences University Program
Sidarth Wakhlu, MBBS, MD, University of Texas Southwestern
David Weinstein, MD, University California, Los Angeles - KERN Psychiatry Program
Roger Weiss, MD, PartnersHealthcare / Harvard University / Massachusetts General Hospital
Tara Wright, MD, Medical University of South Carolina Program

ACGME Accredited Addiction Psychiatry Fellowships

  • Unexpected opening for a position in our Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center for the Academic Year 2019-20. It would be greatly appreciated if you could inform any interested residents of this exciting opportunity.

    We have a highly rated, ACGME-Approved Fellowship, situated within one of the largest addiction treatment systems in the country, including the largest Opioid Maintenance Treatment Program. Our program includes both research and clinical experiences at diverse sites, including Addiction Consults at a major medical center here at Montefiore, Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Treatment, Detox/Rehab experience, as well as Methadone/Suboxone induction and maintenance at the aforementioned Opioid Treatment Program, supervised by dedicated, nationally recognized faculty. We offer a highly competitive salary with an excellent benefit package.

    Please have any interested residents contact Merrill Herman MD, Program Director at mherman@montefiore.org or 718-920-6770 or Ms. Maria Perri, Program Coordinator, at mariantonia.perri@einstein.yu.edu or 718-430-3080.

  • Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program at Yale- New Haven, CT
  • An exciting new opportunity in San Diego! UCSD has a long tradition of cutting edge and innovative research in substance use and addiction. With the introduction of the UCSD Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship in 2018, we add a clinical fellowship training experience to utilize the outstanding faculty and educational opportunities to create the next generation of clinical leaders in Addiction Psychiatry. Learn more
  • Medical University of South Carolina Fellowship Program 
  • The Medical College of Wisconsin offers a one-year, newly ACGME-accredited addiction psychiatry fellowship program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This one-year program offers a broad range of clinical experiences, both in the private sector and the Zablocki VA, Milwaukee. View more detailed information
  • UCSF Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program
  • University Texas Southwestern Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program