The Medical College of Georgia fellowship is a 1-year full-time position offering robust clinical and research training in the evaluation and treatment of addictive diseases. Training locations for our program include academic, community non-profit, VA, and correctional treatment settings. This private/public partnership allows fellows to train in major tertiary teaching hospitals, academic departments and community-based treatment settings. Fellows learn how to evaluate the clinical evidence and incorporate research based innovations in everyday addiction treatment. While in training, fellows will have the opportunity to:
Rotate at several MCG-affiliated training sites offering training at all levels of care. Inpatient hospital, outpatient detoxification, Emergency Department, forensic evaluations, consults, medically assisted and abstinence based treatment. Experts in Addiction Medicine mentor the Fellow in directing and administering treatment in residential, outpatient, and intensive outpatient settings.
Take part in a robust Addiction Medicine didactic curriculum led by nationally recognized leaders in Addiction Medicine, apprentice, and receive one-on-one supervision in the bio-psycho-social treatment of patients with addiction
MCG 's Chief of Addiction Medicine has worked for decades training Fellows for work in academia, treatment, clinical and educational research. Several ongoing GME, CME, and research opportunities will be available for trainees, including work on pain and addiction, clinical trials, medically assisted therapies, and the evaluation, treatment and outcome of impaired physicians and other professionals.
Board eligibility in another medical specialty.
Additional Salary Information: Medical and Dental insurance. Sick and annual leave, travel to academic meetings
About Medical College of Georgia
The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation’s largest medical schools by class size, with 240 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG’s expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs.
Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America’s children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.