ACGME Fellowship Training Program

Rushford’s Addiction Medicine Fellowship is an ACGME-accredited fellowship offers physicians a one-year training opportunity in the evaluation and treatment of patients with substance use disorders.

Each fellow will train across a broad array of clinical settings at Rushford’s five Connecticut campuses and other institutions within the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network, including The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital.

Candidates will gain exposure to traditional addiction specialty and related inpatient and outpatient programs, including detoxification, dual diagnosis, acute intoxication and withdrawal syndromes, medication-assisted treatment for opiate and alcohol use disorders, and collaboration with various clinicians in team case conferences

Fellows will gain a wealth of expertise in the addiction medicine field. They will receive a diploma in completion of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship, and be eligible to sit for the American Board of Preventative Medicine Board Examination..

Didactic Curriculum

Educational sessions are held weekly, and treatment team conferences several times per week where the faculty and resident interact directly on patient care.


See the list of available rotations at Rushford.

Campus & Facilities

View the list of available campuses & locations for ACGME Fellowship Training.

Meet the Faculty

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Apply for the ACGME accredited fellowship at Rushford.

Living in Connecticut

Connecticut offers residents the best of New England and the East!

Hartford HealthCare Residency & Fellowships Locations:


Backus Hospital Residencies & Fellowships

Backus Hospital is a 213-bed, not-for-profit acute care community hospital that provides state-of-the-art comprehensive medical services, personalized attention and care.


Hartford Hospital Residencies & Fellowships

Hartford Hospital is a nonprofit, 867-bed hospital which treats approximately 39,000 inpatients and 176,000 ambulatory patients annually. It has a major affiliation with the University of Connecticut Health Center in undergraduate and graduate medical education.


The Hospital of Central Connecticut Residencies & Fellowships

The Hospital of Central Connecticut offers residencies and fellowships in a wide range of departments and specialties to further your medical education in your chosen field.

Institute of Living Listing Detail

The Institute of Living

Residencies, Fellowships, Internships, Clerkships, Post-Docs