Application

The program admits two residents annually. Trainees must have completed a general psychiatry residency training program and either be licensed in New York State or eligible for a license.

If you are interested in applying for the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, please download a copy of the application [PDF] and submit it along with the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of current medical license
  • Three letters of support (one of which must be from the current training director in general psychiatry)
  • Medical school transcript
  • Dean’s letter
  • Test scores (ECFMG, USMLE)

Your application should also include a personal statement describing your reason for pursuing a career in Addiction Psychiatry, your experiences with addiction psychiatry, as well as a statement of your career goals.

We accept applications on a rolling basis and will continue to accept applications for a given academic year until we have filled our fellowship positions. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact us and submit an application as early as possible.

If you have questions about the application process or you would like to find out more, please call 212-604-1785.

Submit application to:

Alkesh Patel, MD
Associate Program Director
Mount Sinai Comprehensive Health Program
275 7th Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone 212-604-1785
Fax 212-604-1798
E-mail: alkesh.patel@mssm.edu


Contact Us

Alkesh Patel, MD
Associate Director
Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
Icahn School of Medicine

275 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone 212-604-1785
Fax 212-604-1798
E-mail: alkesh.patel@mssm.edu