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Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship


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Program Description

The addiction psychiatry fellowship at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a year long ACGME accredited program that will lead to board eligibility in Addiction Psychiatry.   The fellow will be expected to provide addiction services at the consultant level.  Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System is the lead hospital which will provide most of the primary addiction services. The remainder of the continuum of addiction services will be done through UAMS programs.  Fellow will have amble time for scholarly activity and is expected to produce a paper suitable for publication or presentation.

The program faculty includes 3 board certified addiction psychiatrists, an one American Society of Addiction Medicine family practitioner.  Other certified general psychiatrist, one of whom has 18 years of experience directing one of the VA's largest substance rehabilitation program, will be available to provide supervision where appropriate. The research component is located in the UAMS Center for Addiction Research which has 36 faculty and staff and over $10 million in National Institutes of Health research support.  Protected research time will run throughout the fellowship.  The research faculty includes Warren Bickel, PhD who oversees the development of research addressing addiction and tobacco dependence and Allison Oliveto PhD our senior scientist.  Both of whom are principal investigators on several NIDA grants.   Dr. Bickel is President of the Division of Psychopharmacology and Substance for the American Psychological Association and the Editor of the journal, Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology with over 200 papers in publication.

Candidates must have completed a certified residency in psychiatry and be eligible for an Arkansas Medical License. 

For more information contact:
Annette Slater, M.D.  Program Director

Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St 589
Little Rock, AR 72205

tel:   501-257-2070

fax:   501-526-8198