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Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship

Consultation Liaison Psychiatry


Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is the newest board-certified subspecialty in psychiatry. Consultation liaison psychiatry is the psychiatry of the medically ill. Specialists in this area provide consultation and continuing care in both inpatient and outpatient medical settings.

The subject matter of the field includes psychiatric aspects of medical illness, both its physiological effects and its psychological aspects, ranging from delirium to the emotional adaptation to the ill state. The subject matter also includes the medical aspects of psychiatric illness, ranging from side effects of psychiatric medications to the sequelae of anorexia.

Board certification requires completion of an ACGME-approved 12-month fellowship. Our program provides supervised clinical training in both inpatient hospital and outpatient clinics, based at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System.

Learn more about the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship by visiting the website.


2021-2022 Fellows Onyi Okeke, Naila Karim, Cecilia Fitz-Gerald and Chief Resident Brooke Lifland celebrate their graduation with Yale Consultation-Liaison Fellowship Program Director Paul Desan, MD, PhD.