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Brown University

Director(s) Jamison E Rogers, MD+
Address Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Forensic Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital
One Hoppin Street, Coro West, Suite 204
Providence, RI
Zip Code 02903
Telephone 401-444-2747
Fax 401-444-4645
Email jrogers2@lifespan.org
URL http://brown.edu/go/forensic-psychiatry
Program Coordinator and Email Kim Sousa ksousa1@lifespan.org
Level PGY-5
Positions 1
Accredited by ACGME Yes
Annual Stipend 66000


Program description

This fellowship, launched in 2013, is designed to provide a well-rounded training experience for fellows from an academic and clinical perspective. Fellows have a broad array of clinical experiences in criminal and civil matters involving juveniles and adults. A key strength of the program is a diverse faculty with extensive teaching, clinical, and research backgrounds. There are eight forensic psychiatrist faculty members, five of whom are also board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry. Additionally, fellows interface with affiliated forensic psychologists, attorneys and judges. Rotation sites include a forensic psychiatry evaluation clinic, juvenile detention facility, adult correctional institute, and a state hospital forensic mental health unit.

Additional educational experiences include auditing a one semester Mental Health Law course at the Roger Williams School of Law and gaining experience and competency in the administration of psychometric tests commonly used in forensic psychiatry (e.g, for the assessment of cognition, malingering, personality). Fringe benefits include a $2000 stipend for travel to the AAPL Forensic Psychiatry Review Course/Annual Meeting and a $500 book allowance. Rhode Island, the “Ocean State,” is situated in a culturally rich area, between New York and Boston, and offers easy access to a variety of summer and winter activities.

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