How to Apply

If you are interested in applying to the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program, visit Electronic Residency Application Service. A training verification form completed by your general adult psychiatry residency training director is also required.

A complete Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) application includes:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Photo
  • Copy of Medical School Diploma
  • Official Medical School Transcript
  • Medical School Dean’s Letter
  • USMLE or COMLEX Transcript
  • Four Letters of Recommendation (General Psychiatry Training Program Director plus three additional letters from clinical faculty)
  • Training Verification Form (see link above)
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Visa Status (if applicable)


Qualified applicants to the University of Iowa Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program are those who have successfully completed medical school and 3 years of general adult psychiatry training requirements at an accredited institution.


Applications must be received by November 1.

Applicants will be invited for interviews following the review of completed application packets. Interviews are conducted September through November.