Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship

The addiction psychiatry fellowship at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a one year ACGME accredited program that will lead to board eligibility in Addiction Psychiatry.   The fellow will be expected to provide addiction services at the consultant level.  Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System is the lead hospital which will provide most of the primary addiction services. The remainder of the continuum of addiction services will be done through UAMS programs.  Fellow will have ample time for scholarly activity and is expected to produce a paper suitable for publication or presentation.

The program faculty includes 2 board certified addiction psychiatrists, and one American Society of Addiction Medicine certified psychiatrist.  Other certified general psychiatrist, will be available to provide supervision where appropriate. The research component is located in the UAMS Center for Addiction Research.  Protected research time will run throughout the fellowship.  The research faculty includes Allison Oliveto PhD our senior scientist, who is principal investigator on several NIDA grants. Candidates must have completed a certified four year residency in general psychiatry and be eligible for an Arkansas Medical License.

For more information contact:

Shane Sparks, M.D.  Program Director
Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
4301 W. Markham St 589
Little Rock, AR 72205
tel:   501-257-3126
fax:   501-526-8198