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Residency Policies & Procedures
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IV. SELECTION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURES

Recruitment of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residents

A. Selection Procedures

Definitions:

  • 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.
  1. Candidates applying for a position in the UW General Psychiatry Residency Training program and expressing an interest in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
    1. The Residency Training Office determines which candidates are sufficiently qualified to be invited for interviews.
    2. 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
    3. 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.
    4. The Training Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency is a permanent member of the Resident Admissions Committee
  2. 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.
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  4. 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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 Training Office.
  3. The Residency Training Office will maintain a roster of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residents, with expected date of hiring, and dates of termination.
  4. 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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