Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Consultation Liaison Psychiatry


The Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry fellowship is a specialized training program for psychiatrists who want to work at the interface of psychiatry and other medical specialties. It's like being a mental health detective, navigating the complexities of how medical and psychiatric conditions intersect.

To embark on this path, you typically need to have completed a medical degree and a psychiatry residency. The fellowship itself usually lasts one to two years and focuses on honing your skills in assessing and managing psychiatric issues in patients with medical illnesses.

During the fellowship, you'll work closely with medical teams in hospitals, providing expertise on the psychiatric aspects of various conditions. This can include helping patients coping with chronic illnesses, addressing psychiatric symptoms in the context of medical treatments, and supporting the overall well-being of patients in medical settings.

Upon completion, you'll be well-equipped to handle the intricate dance between physical and mental health. It's a fascinating and crucial field, ensuring that patients receive comprehensive care that addresses both their medical and psychiatric needs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Pass in MD / DNB in Psychiatry from an Institution / University recognized by National Medical Commission / National Board of Examinations.

Admission Process

  • Apply online
  • Based on interview.
  • Provisional admission letter to shortlisted candidates.
  • Reporting to the institute for admission formalities.


1 year