How To Apply

The Michigan Medicine Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship Program will utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) for the 2024-2025 application season.

The ERAS website provides a timeline for the application season. Applicants may submit to ERAS starting in early July and applications will be released to programs in mid-July.

We will stop considering applications submitted after midnight on October 1st. 2024.


Selection Process

  • The program will select from among eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. Offers to interview are extended to qualified candidates taking into account the Program’s commitments to educational/clinical excellence and diversity.  
  • Interviews will be done virtually.
  • Interviews are scheduled with the program director, the current fellow, and several faculty members.  Expect around a half-day time commitment.
  • We interview 1-2 applicants per week, usually the months of August-November.
  • Selection (“ranking”) of candidates is determined by the fellowship program evaluation committee. The committee is composed of faculty and the current fellow.



  • For US and Canadian medical school graduates, applicants must be a graduate of medical school accredited by the LCME.
  • For U.S. osteopathic medical school graduates, the applicant must be a graduate of a medical school that has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The list may be found here.
  • For non-U.S. or Canadian medical school graduates, the applicant must be a graduate of a school found on the Medical Schools Recognized by the Medical Board of California list posted on the Michigan Medicine website; affiliation with a school on the approved list is not sufficient. The list may be found here.
    • Graduates of international medical schools must supply ECFMG certificate.
  • Successfully completed an ACGME-accredited general residency psychiatry program or a general psychiatry program in Canada accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We are not currently accepting ACGME-I applicants or applicants under ACGME exception criteria.
  • Eligible for full medical licensure by the State of Michigan.
  • Passed all parts of the appropriate examinations: USMLE Steps 1-3 (allopathic medical school), COMLEX Steps 1-3 (osteopathic medical school), or MCCQE Part 1 and Part 2 (Canadian medical school).
  • Non-United States citizens are required to have any of the following:
    • J-1 visa sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and must be eligible to renew the J-1 for the length of the UMH GME training program
    • a valid Permanent Resident (Green Card) status
  • 3 Letters of Reference (including one from current program director if in training)
  • Personal Statement: reflecting commitment to consultation-liaison psychiatry.