The MultiCare Addiction Medicine Fellowship offers a comprehensive one-year training opportunity to Family Physicians and Obstetricians passionate about providing high-quality integrated care to people with substance use disorders. In addition to Addiction Medicine training, this fellowship provides experience and skill-development working as junior faculty within a thriving community-based residency program.
Our program provides an in-depth experience, with an emphasis on the care of pregnant women with substance use disorders, along with elective experiences selected by each fellowship participant to meet his or her training needs. Our training experience is closely integrated with our Family Medicine residency. This program utilizes a longitudinal schedule to allow fellows to gain experience at several training sites over the course of the year.
Fellows will develop robust outpatient Addiction Medicine skills in a continuity practice as well as a specialized high risk addiction/obstetrics practice based out of East Pierce Family Medicine.
Fellows will gain experience with:
Fellows will have weekly didactic sessions with faculty members in addition to attendance at American College of Academic Addiction Medicine didactics. There are monthly journal clubs with community addiction medicine providers. As part of faculty development, they will provide didactic addiction medicine lectures for residents. CME will be provided to attend local and national conferences.
We would love to hear from you! Please email Melissa Johnson [email protected] with questions or information about program timelines and application process.
Family physicians with OB training and Obstetricians who have graduated from an accredited residency program and who are board-certified/eligible may apply. We welcome both new graduates and applicants with prior practice experience.
To apply, please send your CV, three letters of recommendation and a personal statement addressing your experience with and interest in addition medicine to the Program Coordinator at [email protected].