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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship fellows in a group photo

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship combines rich history with the excitement of new collaborations and opportunities. Started at Austin State Hospital in 1971 and then revived by Ascension Seton, the training program’s collaboration with Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has introduced energetic new faculty members, bold new programs and cutting-edge researchers.

Faculty members are devoted to helping you develop into an excellent clinician and find and hone your special talents or interests in the rapidly changing field of child and adolescent psychiatry.

Learn more in a welcome letter from program director Gabriel Garza, M.D.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Training Facilities

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMC), an Ascension Texas facility, is the core of the program’s clinical activity. The inpatient unit is located in the Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Center at DCMC, as is the main hub of Texas Child Study Center, the outpatient clinic. Additionally, fellows provide consultation to the pediatric inpatients on the medical-surgical floors of DCMC. Electives are available at The University of Texas at Austin Counseling and Mental Health Center, in the DCMC Children’s Comprehensive Care Clinic and in several other local locations.

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas.

Dell Children’s is a multispecialty medical hospital and the only pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center in Central Texas, serving a 46-county area. Texas Child Study Center, located in Dell Children’s, is a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic that provides high-quality emotional and cognitive treatment for a diverse population of Central Texas youths and families.

Ascension Seton Children's Comprehensive Care Clinic.

Ascension Seton’s Children’s Comprehensive Care Clinic provides care to children with complex medical issues in a way that aims to reduce stress on families and improves patient outcomes and quality of life.

UT Counseling And Mental Health Center.

The Counseling and Mental Health Center provides counseling, psychiatric, consultation and prevention services.

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About the Application Process

Apply for the program through the Electronic Residency Application Service.

Dynamic Training in a Vibrant Community

At Dell Med, fellows develop skills that equip them to make a difference in the lives of children.

Welcome From Director Gabriel Garza

The energetic faculty, bold initiatives and cutting-edge research of the program offer fellows meaningful training opportunities.

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