Madhukar H. Trivedi, M.D., leads the Mood Disorders Clinical Intervention Training Program, a postdoctoral fellowship supported though a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. The program trains postdoctoral fellows who wish to pursue careers as clinical researchers in mood disorders.

Program Components

  1. A core curriculum with both didactic and workshop formats
  2. Three supervised clinical rotations are required
  3. A mentored multiyear experience designed to assist trainees in developing and implementing research projects at the conclusion of their training program 

The Mood Disorders Clinical Intervention Training Program is open to physicians who have completed general psychiatry residencies as well as individuals who have earned doctorates in clinical psychology.

Trainees have the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty from a variety of disciplines at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Research opportunities include studies of treatment effectiveness and translational work with child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient populations. Specific research areas include adult and adolescent mood disorders, psychopharmacology, neuroimaging, clinical genetics, health disparities, and health services research.

UT Southwestern is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to training clinical researches from diverse backgrounds. We are looking for accomplished scholars from all walks of life. Interested candidates should send a letter of intent outlining their research experience and career goals, plus a current CV, and name and contact information of two or three references in a single PDF file to