Psychiatry Fellowships

Programs

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is a 2 year ACGME Accredited Program. The goal of the program is to graduate child and adolescent psychiatrists who are highly competent, ethical, and productive in the science and practice of this field. The program promotes mentorship and ensures success of trainees through gradual autonomy. Trainees may enter the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program as a PGY IV.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The Child and Adolescent Fellowship includes the following experiences for 4 fellows:

  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Consultation Liaison
  • Child Neurology
  • Electives
  • Participation in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference each year

Program Director

Rita Horton, MD

Forensic Psychiatry

The Forensic Fellowship is ACGME Accredited. The goal of the program is to educate fellows utilizing a combination of training in forensic evaluation and educational activities to become competent, ethical, and empathetic forensic psychiatrists prepared for the expectations that the subspecialty requires for independent practice.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The Forensic Fellowship includes the following experiences for 2 fellows per year:

  • Criminal competency assessments and courtroom testimony through the First Judicial District Court in Shreveport

  • Civil competency assessments at the Ochsner LSU Health Hospital and Clinics in Shreveport

  • Correctional experience through the Caddo Correctional Center in Shreveport

  • Training in developmental disability and state and federal standard of care requirements at the Pinecrest Supports and Services Center in Pineville, Louisiana.

  • Participation in the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Conference every October to attend a review course and added training seminars.

Program Director

Marc Colon, MD

Contact Us

Theresa McAnn, MBA

Program Coordinator

(318) 675-6619

tthom6@lsuhsc.edu

 

Christine Payne, BS

Program Specialist

(318) 675-7520

cpayn6@lsuhsc.edu

To apply to the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship or Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, submit an application (linked below) along with a CV, USMLE or COMLEX report, 3 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.

Application

Psychiatry Fellowships