The American College of Psychiatrists sponsors two Fellowship programs designed to recognize outstanding accomplishments by psychiatry residents and fellows and involve these promising young physicians in College activities and initiatives: the PRITE® Fellowship Program and the Laughlin Fellowship Program.
The PRITE® (Psychiatry Resident In-Training Examination) Fellowship Selection Committee chooses PRITE® Fellows to serve at least one year on the PRITE® Editorial Board. Applications for Fellowships are received from PGY II and III general psychiatry residents and first year child fellows from residency programs throughout the United States and Canada. Their participation on the PRITE® Editorial Board provides a resident perspective to the exam as they participate in the question writing process, developing an assigned number of questions and then editing and referencing exam items. Appointments to the PRITE® Editorial Board may be renewed for one year upon the approval of the PRITE® Editor-in-Chief.
Each year, The College selects 12 third, fourth and fifth-year residents from the United States and Canada and pays for them to attend our Annual Meeting. The Laughlin Fellows are chosen from an elite pool of applicants deemed likely to make a significant contribution to the field of psychiatry. They participate in all educational and social functions held during the Annual Meeting, making valuable contacts with their peers and College Members.