Fellows will participate in didactic seminars relating to an integrated, person-centered, biopsychosocial model of substance abuse, clinical research and bioethics, journal club, and one-on-one supervision of clinical cases. Fellows will have supervised clinical responsibilities on substance abuse specialty units, inpatient detoxification, dual diagnosis, outpatient programs, and consultation liaison services.

ACGME Accredited: Yes
Residents or Fellows per year: 2
Duration:  1 academic year
Postgraduate Training Required: Yes
U.S. Citizenship Required: No

Residents/Fellows who have graduated our program in the last 10 years obtained faculty positions at:

  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, Florida

Teaching Hospitals:

  • Miami Veterans Affairs
  • Jackson Health System

As per ACGME requirements, all applicants must have satisfactorily completed an ACGME-accredited psychiatry residency prior to entering the program.

In addition, the following documents are required:

  • Application for graduate medical education at Jackson Memorial Hospital (general application)
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcript of medical school scholastic record
  • Documentation of graduation from medical school
  • Copy of state licenses
  • 3 letters of recommendation, one must be from training director of general psychiatry residency program
  • USMLE exam scores; steps 1, 2, and 3 must be completed.
  • Valid ECFMG Certificate (Foreign or International Graduates)
  • Visa Status

Application Deadline: January 31

By means of individual supervision, small group seminars, grand rounds, didactic lectures, case conferences as well as scholarly and research participation related to clinical material and basic sciences, we provide a comprehensive training program for addiction psychiatry.

Educational & Other Experience
The fellows will be given an opportunity to attend professional scientific meetings with research project results presentation. They will also have an opportunity to attend the University of Miami week-long Research Boot Camp.

Board Exam Requirements
Certified Diplomat of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry as well as completion of a 1 year ACGME accredited Addiction Psychiatry Training Program 

Research project is developed with the assistance of the teaching faculty and weekly research meetings are held to monitor the progress of the fellow’s identified research project. The expectation is that, with mentorship from the teaching faculty, the fellow will be able to complete a research project to present at a national meeting or to submit for publication.

Fellows are not required to be on-call during the course of their fellowship.

Program Director: Ihsan Salloum M.D.

Andrea Santo
Phone: 305-355-8264
Fax: 305-355-7266