Psychiatry–Forensic

Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Application Information

Generally, applications are accepted and interviews are scheduled July–November of the year preceding the year of training.

Application must include:

  • A brief statement detailing your interest in forensic psychiatry
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from the director of your general or child residency
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of Medical School Diploma

Interviews will be scheduled only after the receipt of the above materials. These materials must be satisfactory and the applicant must be qualified to obtain a permanent South Carolina State Medical Board License (includes the successful completion of all three USMLE exams) before an interview is scheduled. If you are interested in touring any of our facilities or in meeting specific faculty members during your visit, please let us know and we will make arrangements.

For more information, contact:

Richard L. Frierson, M.D., DFAPA 
Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship and Vice Chair for Education
15 Medical Park, Suite 301
USC School of Medicine
Columbia, S.C. 29203
Phone: (803) 434-2808
Fax: (803) 434-2985