Our Program

The overall education goals and objectives for the addiction medicine fellowship will be obtained through continuity of care experiences, learning experiences, clinical core rotations, program-specific rotations, elective rotations, and scholarly activities. Upon completion of the fellowship, proficiency will be expected in the following:

  • Assessment and evaluation of substance use disorders across a variety of treatment settings
  • Withdrawal management in inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Medical management of addiction care in inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Addiction screening, intervention and referral for treatment
  • Provision of consultative care for addiction medicine
  • Understanding of scientific, socioeconomic, and behavioral factors impacting addiction care
  • Understanding of medication-assisted treatment/pharmacotherapy
  • Understanding of laws and legislation pertaining to addiction medicine
  • Abilty to work with a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, social workers, nurses, counselors and peers in recovery

Educational/Rotational Experiences

Stipend and Benefits

Stipend: $57,055


  • Professional liability insurance
  • Health insurance for fellow (family coverage optional at additional cost)
  • Term life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • North Carolina Medical License fee (1)
  • DEA Registration fee (1)
  • PTO: 15 Days
  • Sick Time: 9 Days
  • Holiday: 10 days
  • Professional Education: $800 for CME related expenses including books, subscriptions and costs for attending professional meetings

Stipend and benefits are subject to annual adjustments.

Resident Manual