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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Child and adolescent psychiatry fellows.

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.

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

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 or in 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.

Ascension Seton Brain Spine Institute.

Texas Child Study Center is a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic that provides high-quality emotional and cognitive treatment for a diverse population of Central Texas youths and families.

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 Jane Ripperger-Suhler

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