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Program Name: Global Mental Health Fellowship

Sponsoring Department:
This fellowship will be housed administratively within the Department of Psychiatry.

Program Director:
Dr. Stevan Weine is Professor of Psychiatry at the UIC College of Medicine, where he also is Director of Global Medicine and Director of the Center for Global Health. Dr. Weine has extensive clinical, research, and education experience in global mental health including with residents and fellows.

Program Length:
This program is for one year. This is a non-ACGME accredited fellowship.

The clinical aspect ofthis program is outpatient-based. Outpatient sites will include UIC Psychiatry and Heartland Health Centers in Chicago, IL. The research aspect ofthis program will also include international sites where UIC psychiatry and global health faculty are engaged.

This fellowship is aimed at board eligible physicians who have completed their residency training at an ACGME accredited program. It is aimed at those with a particular interest in global mental health, which has been defined as the area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving mental health and achieving equity in mental health for all people worldwide, which also includes immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers in the United States. There are no post residency training requirements as prerequisites for enrollment. This program seeks to enroll one fellow per academic year.