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Residency Policies & Procedures
IV. SELECTION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURES
Recruitment of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residents
A. Selection Procedures
- Resident applicant in this context means a resident of, or an applicant
to the UW Psychiatry Residency Training Program who intends to apply
for a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency.
- Outside Applicant is anyone applying for a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Residency position who is not a resident in the UW Psychiatry Residency
training Program, and does not intend to apply for a general residency
position in this program.
- Candidates applying for a position in the UW General Psychiatry Residency
Training program and expressing an interest in Child and Adolescent
- The Residency Training Office determines which candidates are sufficiently
qualified to be invited for interviews.
- The Residency Training Office ensures that the candidates who express
an interest in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry visit CHRMC and
meet with members of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- CHRMC faculty report their impressions about the candidate on the
interview report form (Appendix E). A copy of the interview
report form is sent to Dr. Varley, the Training Director for Child
and Adolescent Psychiatry.
- The Training Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency
is a permanent member of the Resident Admissions Committee
- Applicants from the General Psychiatry Residency Program at the University
of Washington who wish to apply for a position as a resident in Child
and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Washington will be referred
to the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Director to make application
to participate in the competitive selection process organized by the
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. University of Washington
General Psychiatry resident applicants will be given preference over
equally qualified outside applicants.
- Outside applicants: Outside applicants apply directly to the Residency
Office of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and participate
in the competitive selection process.
B. Appointment Procedures
- The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Director will
receive a copy each year of the allocated position list. The Child
and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Director can, at all times, contact
the Residency Training Office to discuss the status of the position
availability, and the projections.
- The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Director,
the Psychiatry Residency Director, and the Program Coordinator
will meet each year in June, and in December to plan for the hiring
of new residents/fellows one year in advance, and to review the projections
for the next 24 months. The meeting will be organized by the Residency
- The Residency Training Office will maintain a roster of Child and
Adolescent Psychiatry Residents, with expected date of hiring, and dates
- Residency in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry begins after completion
of the PGY-3 year with the exception of residents in the Spokane Track
(see Spokane Track schedule) Residents from the General
Psychiatry Residency at the University of Washington may apply for a
position in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry residency at any time.
If they apply on or after July 1, in the year prior to beginning a July
I position, they must go through the NRMP Match. They can be considered
for a position outside the Match if they apply more than a year before
the July I appointment date.
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