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Academic Psychiatry

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 56–59 | Cite as

Workforce Information on Addiction Psychiatry Graduates

Brief Report

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this paper is to report workforce information about graduates from accredited training programs in addiction psychiatry. Methods: As of June 30, 2002 there were 44 ACGME-accredited addiction psychiatry programs. The author asked the directors of these programs to complete a workforce survey about their graduates. Results: Seventy-three percent of program directors responded, providing information about 186 addiction psychiatrists. Forty-one percent of the graduates were employed in academic settings. Sixty-four percent of graduates employed in clinical settings dealt primarily with substance abuse patients. A majority of respondents described graduates as satisfied with compensation packages. Conclusion: Addiction psychiatry offers opportunities in a variety of settings that allow new graduates to utilize their subspecialty training.

Keywords

Academic Psychiatry Compensation Package Subspecialty Training Addiction Psychiatry Addiction Training 
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    American Psychiatric Association: 2000–2001 APA Resident Census: Office of Graduate and Undergraduate Education. Washington, DC, APA, 2001Google Scholar
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© Academic Psychiatry 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Connecticut Health CenterFarmingtonUSA

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