Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Asher Center for the Study and Treatment of Depressive Disorders

Perinatal and Women's Mental health Fellowship

The Asher Center in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is committed to recruiting and training fellows to provide care for women across the reproductive lifespan and particularly during pregnancy and postpartum. We offer a one-year fellowship with an optional second year for two candidates. Candidates will join a rich, collaborative environment with other clinicians and scientists in the Feinberg School of Medicine and throughout the University. The fellowship presents opportunities to complement existing clinical and research initiatives in women’s and perinatal mental health. Clinical duties will be 50% time and include patient care and participation in departmental educational activities. Educational time is allocated for 50% time which includes didactics and protected time for the completion of the required scholarly project. 

Requirements & Eligibility

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018 fellowship year. 

Eligible candidates will have completed a ACGME-accredited psychiatry residency program prior to the start date and will have board eligibility in general psychiatry.  The candidate should have a strong clinical background with experience in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic mental disorders.  

Applications for 2019 fellowship year 

We will begin accepting acpplications for the 2019 fellowship year on August 1, 2018.

Required documents: 

  Application Process

To apply, submit the required documents by mail to Tenisia Davis, Asher Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 1000, Chicago, Illinois 60611 or by email in a Word or PDF format to Ms. Davis at