General application information

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine accepts 5 new fellows per year, totaling 10 fellows in our program.

The program participates in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP), the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS), and Thalamus.

NRMP Program Code: 1353405F0
Our program name is Barnes Jewish Hospital MO, Saint Louis, MO.

Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) beginning in July. The application review process starts in mid-July, and interviews are offered shortly after in late July. The deadline for receipt of application material is October 30.


Qualified applicants must be eligible for a medical training license in Missouri. U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and J-1 visa holders may apply. No additional visa types are sponsored at this time.

Required supporting documents

Please include the following as part of your ERAS application:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Letter explaining time gaps (if necessary)
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)/Dean’s letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • Wallet size color photo
  • Three letters of recommendation including one from your current Training Director
  • COMLEX/USMLE transcripts
  • ECFMG status report ( for International Medical Graduates only)

Interview Process

The program begins reviewing applications submitted once ERAS opens for providers. All applications are considered and qualified applicants are invited for all-day interviews scheduled August through October.

Interviews are scheduled on select Mondays and Fridays beginning in August and all interviews are conducted virtually over Zoom. Secondary interviews are offered for residents interested in The Psychiatry Residency Research Education Program (PRREP).


Michelle Steiner
Fellowship Coordinator

T. Eric Spiegel
Director of Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry