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Information for Applicants

Ready to apply? Here's what you need to know about the application process.

Application criteria

In accordance with the guidelines of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, qualified candidates will have completed a minimum of PGY-1, but we prefer applicants enter our program after completing PGY-3 or PGY-4 of psychiatry training.

Our program offers three or four first-year positions that annually begin July 1. Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the program participates in the Fellowship Match.

One to two positions annually are offered to internal applicants. Internal applications are considered and candidates are selected prior to July 1 of the preceding year. Internal applications should be made through the fellowship coordinator before June 1 of the preceding year.  

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We welcome applications to the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry residency program through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

The ERAS application is standardized, however, here's a list of required application materials.

  • Complete application
  • Photo taken within the past 6 months
  • Dean’s letter from your medical school
  • Copy of your medical school transcript
  • Three letters of reference, prepared within the last 6 months
  • Current curriculum vitae prepared within 3 months of application
  • Personal statement
  • COMLEX or USMLE transcripts

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Need more information?
For questions, please contact Tammy Bosshard, residency coordinator, at or 913-588-6492.

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Kansas Medical Center
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Mailstop 4015
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-6400
Fax: 913-588-6414