Fellows in Addiction Psychiatry benefit from supervised clinical experience in hospital and community-based, inpatient, partial hospital, outpatient and consultative settings.
Fellows participate in a structured academic curriculum emphasizing knowledge of signs and symptoms of use and abuse; sequelae and management of addictive disorders utilizing psychosocial, pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic interventions.
Fellows interested in addiction psychiatry research benefit from mentored research training with opportunity to present research findings at a national addiction medicine conference. Past Fellows have presented original research at the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the Addiction Psychiatry Association:
- Preteen Marijuana Use: Harmful or Helpful?
- Buprenorphine/naloxone maintenance therapy: the effect of dose on two year retention in an office-based treatment program.
- Predictors of Preteen Substance Use in Substance Dependent Boys and Girls.
- Phenomenology of Pre-pubescent Drug Use in Substance-Dependent Youth.
- Impact of Stressful Life Events on Alcohol Relapse.
- Alcoholics seeking treatment: Does co-occurring social anxiety disorder interfere with AA affiliation?
Fellowship Details (Click here to print a brochure)
- One-year post-residency fellowship that includes opportunities for clinical research
- Accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate of Medical Education (ACGME)
- Research opportunities available among adult and adolescent treatment-seeking populations including: Male and female substance abuse drug patterns, medication-assisted therapies for addiction, cessation, psychiatric comorbidity, early first use, medical comorbidity recidivism, HIV/AIDS risk behaviors, prescription drug use, 12-Step participation, motivation for behavioral change, ASAM patient placement criteria, trauma, suicidality, reasons for treatment, narcissistic behaviors, specialty populations, craving symptoms, sober peer networks, prayer/spirituality/meditation practices in recovery.
Chris Delos Reyes, MD
Director, Addiction Fellowship Program
Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry
Since 1996/Full Time
- Medical School| Notheast Ohio Medical University
- Internship | University Hospitals of Cleveland
- Residency | University Hospitals of Cleveland
- Board Certification in General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry
Addiction medicine and dual diagnosis Rx, physician impairment and recovery, Medical student/resident education, organized medicine, public policy, physician wellness
Maria E. Pagano, PhD
Research Training Director, Addiction Fellowship Program
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child Psychiatry
Since 2005/Full Time
- Ph.D, Northwestern University
- Training Faculty, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University
- Ohio Chemical Dependency Counselor III
Mechanisms of behavioral change in 12-step programs, statistics, adolescent addiction, course of substance use disorders and psychiatric comorbidity, nicotine use.
How to Apply
Applications for fellowship are made by residents who have completed their third year of general psychiatry training. For information and a brochure contact:
Kate Kilbane, Academic Education Coordinator
Department of Psychiatry
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
W.O. Walker Center – Suite 8107
10524 Euclid Avenue | 8th Floor | Cleveland, Ohio 44106
phone: 216.844.3658 | fax: 216.844.4741 | email@example.com