Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

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From left to right: Dr. Ogonnaya Ifeadike, 1st Year CAP Fellow; Ms. Kennyna Landing, Program Manager; Dr. Nina Mena, Associate CAP Fellowship Program Director; Dr. Alicia Lindsay, 1st Year CAP Fellow; Dr. Sarah Vinson, Interim Chair for Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences & CAP Fellowship Program Director; Dr. Darron Lewis, 2nd Year CAP Fellow; Dr. Karyn Korsah, 2nd Year CAP Fellow; Kristopher Goodlow; Program Coordinator

The Morehouse School of Medicine Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is rooted in our over-arching institutional mission of leading in the creation and advancement of health equity. As psychiatric physicians, we believe that there is no better place to start than the mental health of children and families. With cultural and structural humility informing each educational experience, this program is intentionally designed to not only educate and train excellent child and adolescent clinicians but to also inspire and equip effective physician leaders and advocates.

While the CAP Fellowship here is still relatively new (we just graduated our first class in 2022)…

While the CAP Fellowship here is still relatively new (we just graduated our first class in 2022), the clinical rotations and learning experiences draw from strategic partnerships with distinguished clinicians and well-established institutions throughout our community. Additionally, the opportunity to design a program from the ground up in 2018 permitted us to create a program with the current opportunities, challenges and trends of our field in mind. Furthermore, we have received full accreditation from the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Perhaps most importantly, we have enthusiastic faculty with robust and diverse experiences. Just to name a few, our faculty include a child and adolescent psychiatrist who is a teaching psychoanalyst, attorneys and faculty at Emory Law School, psychologists and social workers, child and adolescent forensic mental health experts, and Morehouse clinicians and researchers with appointments in four different academic departments. 

While there will be plenty of work to do, where you live matters, too. An undisputed regional hub, Atlanta boasts the world’s busiest airport, one of the liveliest MLS stadiums in the country, three professional sports teams, a revitalized downtown, a burgeoning tech scene, a steady stream of cultural experiences, and a cost of living that allows for a nice life on your fellowship salary.

This CAP fellowship is history-making as the first ever at an HBCU medical school. As a proud alumna of the HBCU Florida A & M University, it has been a tremendous honor to be instrumental in this program’s creation and now to serve as its director. Please look around our website to learn more. I welcome your questions and look forward to meeting you during interview season.

Warm regards,

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Sarah Y. Vinson, M.D.

Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

CAP Fellowship Program Director

Triple Board Certified Child & Adolescent, Adult and Forensic Psychiatrist

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine

Sarah Y. Vinson, M.D.Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

CAP Fellowship Program Director

Triple Board Certified Child & Adolescent, Adult and Forensic Psychiatrist

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine

Training Sites

To provide the best training for our residents, we are affiliated with some of the most prestigious hospitals in and around the Atlanta area.

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