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Yale Hispanic Psychiatry Fellowship, Instructor at Yale School of Medicine

The Yale Hispanic Psychiatry fellowship provides training to advance the field of mental health services for ethnic minorities and immigrants. The emphasis is on health equity, leadership, recovery, education, and scholarship focused on a model serving monolingual Spanish speakers (Limited English Proficiency, LEP).


Gain expertise leading mental health services with a model addressing health equity and racism for a monolingual Hispanic population (LEP) and refine skills to train other bilingual professionals. The program confronts social and structural norms in providing services for monolingual ethnic minorities. In a one-year fellowship, the training dedicates 50% of the time to clinical activities and 50% to academia, supervision, and leadership skill development.


  • Graduation from an accredited Psychiatry residency program
  • Eligibility for Board Certification in Psychiatry
  • Eligibility for employment and MD licensure in the state of CT
  • Bilingual Spanish/English

Academic appointment and salary will be at the level of an Instructor at the Yale School of Medicine.

The compensation package includes medical benefits, malpractice coverage, and licensure reimbursement. The fellow who needs to maintain status as a trainee may participate as a PGY5 advanced resident. We support qualified applicants needing specific immigration visas.

Application Process

  • An updated CV
  • A letter of interest describing background, career goals, and how the fellowship will facilitate the achievement of personal goals
  • Three professional references

For more information please visit the Hispanic Fellowship website.

Contact Information

Esperanza Diaz MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Director of the Yale Hispanic Psychiatry Fellowship, and Medical Director of the Hispanic Clinic at CMHC at