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Eating Disorder Psychiatry Fellow (PGY-5)

Eating Recovery Center

Eating Recovery Center

hunt valley, cockeysville, md, usa
Posted on Sunday, April 7, 2024

Job Summary: The Eating Disorder Fellowship is a comprehensive 1-year program designed to provide advanced training and clinical exposure in eating disorders across all levels of care. As a fellow, you will collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team under the guidance of Dr. Steven Crawford at Eating Recovery Center (ERC), a nationally acclaimed eating disorder program. This fellowship, affiliated with the University of Maryland, focuses on delivering training in evidence-based psychotherapy, medical management, and multidisciplinary care for patients dealing with moderate to severe eating disorders. Post-fellowship employment opportunities may include a role as an attending psychiatrist at ERC.


  • Develop expertise in identifying, diagnosing, and formulating treatment plans for individuals with eating disorders.
  • Administer psychological treatment modalities, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and family-based treatment, to patients experiencing eating disorders.
  • Address comorbidities associated with eating disorders, such as mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, OCD, and substance use.
  • Acquire an understanding of the pathophysiology of starvation, medical complications, and refeeding syndrome.
  • Make day-to-day medical decisions and act as the primary medical provider for assigned patients under supervision.
  • Participate in clinical care and research activities based on individual preferences.


  • Completion of Psychiatry residency.
  • PGY Level 5.


  • CEDs certification expenses covered by ERC Pathlight.
  • Paid fellowship program with a salary at the attending level.
  • University of Maryland-provided benefits.
  • Opportunity to work in a mission-driven organization addressing complex cases.
  • Professional development and collaboration with experts in the field.
  • Training in evidence-based treatment modalities.
  • Career training, advancement, and leadership development.
  • Strong commitment to individual, family, and group therapy.
  • Access to technology and tools streamlining administrative functions.
  • Competitive salaries and industry-standard benefits.