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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Admissions and Benefits


Application Requirements


Fellowship applicants must have completed an ACGME/ACGME(I)-accredited psychiatry residency program to be eligible for the geriatric psychiatry fellowship. Applicants may apply, and are encouraged to do so, in their PGY3 of general psychiatry residency. Psychiatrists with J1 visas are eligible for participation in this one-year (PGY5-6) training program.

  • BCM house staff application
  • Certificates of completion from any previous residency training program(s)
  • Copy of medical school diploma
  • Copies of USMLE scores (1, 2, and 3)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Dean’s letter from medical school
  • Official transcript from medical school
  • Personal statement
  • Valid ECFMG certificate, if graduated from medical school outside of United States

Mailing Information


Applicants should also send a completed application.

Send all written correspondence, including applications, to:

Maria Abu
Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Coordinator
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza - BCM350
Houston, TX 77030




Due to the pandemic, all interviews will be virtual this year. For up-to-date information on how Baylor College of Medicine is responding to the pandemic, visit our Coronavirus website.


Benefits and Stipends


View stipends and benefit information on the Baylor College of Medicine’s graduate medical education website. Stipend levels are at the national average, but Houston's cost of living ranks among the lowest of metropolitan areas in the United States.

Maintaining your physical and emotional wellness is a prerequisite to professional success. Our residents have access to a number of programs to support their well-being. View wellness resources.

Information about vacation and leave of absences is available on the graduate medical education website.

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