Given the reciprocal impact of psychiatric and substance use disorders upon one another, there is a critical need for Addiction Psychiatrists trained in the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders.

Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Opportunities

  • The University of Massachusetts Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
    January 29, 2021
    The University of Massachusetts Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship faculty is pleased to announce a new track in Women’s Mental Health, within our fellowship. Please see the attached announcement. More information about our fellowship can also be found at here.

    We have a vacancies available for the fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year. Please consider applying!

    Amy Harrington MD, Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
    Caridad Ponce MD, Associate Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

    Learn more

  • Addiction Psychiatry- Indiana University-Indianapolis
    November 19, 2020
    The IU Addiction Psychiatry Program has been awarded a $ multi-million HRSA-Addiction Medicine Training grant that will expand addiction psychiatry fellowship training, faculty and clinical services at the nation’s largest medical school. We are now recruiting for classes of 4 to 5 fellows per year over 2021-2025, with each fellow supported by an annual stipend of $100,000. IUAP fellows are cross-trained in scholarly, clinical, and educational missions that develop mastery of neuroscience-informed diagnostics and integrated pharmacology-psychotherapy treatments for patients with complex addictions-mental illness comorbidities. While guided by the 2 x 4 Model addiction psychiatry textbook and curriculum developed at IU, fellows can gain experience caring for patients spanning peri-partum, adolescent, young and older adult ages. Graduates of the 1-year fellowship will be equipped for leadership positions across academia, public, or private sectors.

    Fellows do not take overnight or weekend call, and enjoy generous educational resources. Additional information about the IUAP fellowship can be found on our website.

    Interested candidates expecting to graduate from U.S. Psychiatry Residencies between 2021-2024, can contact Dr. R. Andrew Chambers, MD (

  • The University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    November 12, 2020
    The University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship program starting in the 2021-2022 academic year. Please see our fellowships page for details. Also, feel free to contact the program director ( or our fellowship coordinator ( at any time.”
  • Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program at Zucker Hillside Hospital, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
    November 4, 2020
    Positions for a one-year ACGME-accredited fellowship in addiction psychiatry (PGY-5), starting July 1, 2021. The Program emphasizes academic activities, including weekly didactics, a journal club, a monthly case conference, and elective research. Fellows are encouraged to attend and present at local and national conferences. Electives are customized according to individual interests and career goals. Due to COVID, we conduct interviews via video (ZOOM). However, an optional site visit and campus tour can be arranged for interested candidates.
    Learn more
  • University of Maryland Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program invites applications for the 2021-22 academic year
    October 13, 2020
    This is a 1-year addiction psychiatry fellowship program based at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Established in 1989, it is one of the oldest addiction psychiatry training programs in the country and among the first programs to be accredited by the ACGME. Learn more
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/TJUH Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior is now offering a oneyear ACGME-accredited fellowship program in Addiction Psychiatry
    September 23, 2020
    Philadelphia is facing the worst urban opioid crisis in the country. Many of the city’s residents require treatment for concurrent substance-related and psychiatric disorders. Unfortunately, despite increasing demand for addiction services, there is a shortage of specialists in many clinical settings. Learn more
  • Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship – Medical University of South Carolina
    September 8, 2020
    We are accepting applications for our Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year. The Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in historic Charleston, South Carolina, provides psychiatrists with advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of addictive disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. Learn more
  • Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship – Dell Medical School, Austin Texas
    August 21, 2020
    Our newly accredited fellowship has 2 positions open with a start date July 1, 2021. Dell Medical School is uniquely positioned to provide evidence-based addiction training in a broad array of academic clinical settings, principally focused on serving the underserved, combined with teaching and mentorship with academic faculty and a vibrant community of experts throughout UT Austin. In addition to becoming highly skilled clinicians, addiction fellowship graduates will become leaders in education, research, and policy and will transform the delivery of treatment and system of care. Learn more
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, NH) – Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
    August 18, 2020
    We are accepting applications for our Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year. With core experiences at Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Addiction Treatment Program and the Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) at White River Junction, VT, this one-year fellowship provides a robust clinical experience in a variety of treatment settings. Learn more
  • BMC Receives HRSA Grant to Expand Addiction Fellowship Programs
    July 30, 2020
    Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction has received a five-year, $3.7M grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to expand its fellowship programs in addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry. Effective July 1, this grant supports the training of 48 fellows to specialize in addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry, who will then provide evidence-based, high-quality prevention and treatment services for people with substance use disorders who are vulnerable to health inequities. Learn more
  • DART Position Announcement 2020 – The Developmental Alcohol Research Training (DART) Program (T32 AA007453) announces the availability of postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Pittsburgh. The DART Program approaches training in alcohol use and addiction research from a developmental perspective, focusing on gestation to adulthood. The DART training faculty are highly experienced and offer mentorship in areas of high priority to NIAAA such as the developmental stages of alcohol use and abuse, neurobiology, timing and consequences of alcohol use, racial and gender differences, and the effects of health disparities on the development of alcohol use and misuse
  • Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Opening for 2020-2021 – Medical College of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Fellowship Position opening at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services

REACH (Recognizing and Eliminating disparities in Addiction through Culturally informed Healthcare) is a 5-year initiative funded by SAMHSA–Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration–with a two-fold mission:

  1. Increase the overall number of racial and ethnic underrepresented minority (URM) addiction specialists in the Addiction Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine workforce, and
  2. Increase the number of addiction specialists adequately trained to work with racial and ethnic URM patients with substance use disorders (SUDs)

Each year, REACH recruits a cohort of Scholars nationwide for a 1-year training experience focused on improving the care of racial and ethnic URMs with SUD. To learn more about the program, please download our Flyer, Web Brochure, and visit our website. For questions, please contact

The application for Cohort 4 (July 2022-June 2023) will open March 1st, 2021!