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Applying to the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program at UMass Chan–Baystate is actively recruiting applicants from diverse backgrounds, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in medicine. We seek applicants with diversity in religion, race, ethnicity, gender, background, and orientation—to reflect the patient population we serve.

Baystate Health is committed to creating an environment that is inclusive of all people.

Application Process

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program at UMass Chan-Baystate participates in the ERAS Program for the fellowship application process. To obtain information about an application, visit the ERAS website.

  • Applications received by mail will not be accepted.
  • Deadline for the receipt of the ERAS application is September 30.
  • Upon receipt of the application, it will be reviewed and an invitation for an interview will be extended by e-mail to selected qualified applicants.

Application Requirements

  • Completed Common ERAS Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Dean's Letter
  • Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE Step I and II/Comlex I and II scores. No minimum score requirement. Must have passed by second attempt. (Step II must be available by February)
  • Photo (optional)
  • All residency applicants must fulfill Baystate's Resident & Fellow Appointment Requirements.

For international medical graduates, Baystate Medical Center supports J1 Clinical Visas.  We require U.S. clinical experience involving direct patient care. Valid ECFMG certification must be obtained prior to starting the program.


Virtual Interviewing

Applicants are invited to virtual  interviews from August  through early November, and positions are offered through the NRMP Match process.

Interviews will be conducted virtually using one of the chosen platforms—Zoom, Webex or Thalamus.

Contact for Questions

Please feel free to contact us with any questions that you may have.

 Call 413-794-2535 or email

We look forward to hearing from you.