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Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Director: Raymond Young, M.D.
Coordinator: Leslie Mann
Emory University SOM
12 Executive Park Drive NE-Suite 142
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (404) 712-6934
Level: PGY-5 or higher
Positions: 1
Annual Stipend: $72,303 (PGY5, 2020-2021)
Accreditation: ACGME

Clinical experiences

Fellows spend four months at Emory Hospital, four months at Grady Memorial Hospital, and four months at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. These rotations include training in psychiatric consultation and management of medical and surgical inpatients and outpatients. Each medical center offers opportunities to work with its special populations of patients (such as, transplant patients at Emory Hospital; HIV/AIDS patients at Grady; and patients with PTSD at the VA). Opportunities and responsibilities will include direct in- and outpatient care.

Didactic experiences

There are at least weekly seminars and teaching conferences covering the full range of consultation-liaison psychiatry topics throughout the year. In addition there are daily teaching rounds where the emphasis is on diagnostic and interviewing skills, increasing knowledge, case presentations, short-term therapy, optimizing collegial relationships with other health providers, and professionalism. Considerable individual supervision is provided. The other teaching conferences, grand rounds, etc., of the Emory psychiatry department are open to fellows.


Emory's Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship is academically oriented and strives to create new knowledge in consultation-liaison psychiatry. Fellows will participate in ongoing research projects that focus on clinical care, quality improvement and clinical education. They are also encouraged and supported to develop their own research project that may pertain to their specific interests.


The faculty consists of psychiatrists who are board certified in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and have an extensive background of experience in clinical care, education, quality and scholarship. Each of our faculty is involved in the various clinical, didactic and research experiences of the program.


The annual salary for 2020-2021 is $72,303. Fellows receive the standard benefit package associated with being housestaff at Emory.



Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry