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How to Apply

Applicants must complete a psychiatry residency program before beginning the addiction psychiatry residency program (PGY-5) and must obtain a Georgia Medical License.

The application form is the standard NRMP application form for PGY-2 and above. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, the completed application, and the following materials to the coordinator:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information including mailing address, email, preferred phone numbers
  • Evidence of qualification for a Georgia medical license (in most cases this will be a copy of a current license from a state that has reciprocity with Georgia)
  • A copy of the applicant's medical school diploma
  • Three letters of reference. One of these must be from the training director of the resident's general psychiatry training program documenting expected satisfactory completion of general psychiatry training.
  • Medical school transcripts (may be sent by your general psychiatry training director or medical school)
  • Medical school Dean’s letter (may be sent by your general psychiatry training director or medical school)
  • Copies of USMLE scores from Step I, II, III
  • Copy of your visa or permanent resident card if you are not a US citizen

Send all application materials to:

Lauren Lough
Addiction Psychiatry Program Coordinator
Emory University School of Medicine
12 Executive Park Drive, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30329

lauren.lough@emory.edu