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We appreciate your interest in the Child Psychiatry Residency Training Program.

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Our program participates in

  • ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). It is open for applications starting on July 1st. Their contact information is Association of American Medical Colleges
2450 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037-1126; 202-828-0400. Their website is
  • The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry MATCH. The rank order list date is in mid-December with a notification date in mid-January. Their contact information is National Resident Matching Program, 2501 M Street, NED, Suite I, Washington, DC 20037-1307; (202) 828-0676. Their website is

Our program requires that applicants have passed part III of the USLME by MATCH date and be eligible for a GA medical license. We require that residents in the program obtain a Georgia medical license and a DEA license. For additional information, please see the Emory University Resident Handbook (available on the website) and Composite State Board of Medical Examiners website at

Once we have received and reviewed your completed application we may contact you to arrange an interview. Applicants spend a day meeting with various faculty and current residents and visiting several of our sites. Generally, interviews occur from September to mid-December.

Documentation required for a Complete Application

Interviews may be scheduled after all of this information is received.

Through ERAS

  • MyERAS Application
  • Letters of Recommendation (at least 3; one from psychiatry program director)
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)/Dean's Letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Completed Psychiatry Requirements Form
  • Wallet Size Color Photograph
  • USMLE Transcript (Transmitted by the NBME)
  • COMLEX Transcript (Transmitted by the NBOME for DO applicants)
  • ECFMG Status Report (For International Medical Graduates only) 

Please contact the program if you have any difficulty with the application process.

Lauren Lough
Program/Fellowship Coordinator

Jennifer Holton, MD
Program Director

Program Address:
12 Executive Park Drive, Suite 331
Atlanta, GA 30329