Sunday, October 30, 2011

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA - 1 Medical Psychology Fellowship program

The Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, is accepting applications for our APA-Accredited two-year specialty practice programs. Applicants apply to one of our three programs. Fellowship positions are available for July 1, 2012. Start dates are negotiable. The fellowship will prepare doctoral level clinical or counseling psychologists from APA-accredited graduate programs and internships for professional careers in academic health science centers. The Medical Psychology Fellow's experience in each specialty practice area combines clinical, educational and research activities. Clinical Child Psychology: The Clinical Child fellowship includes advanced clinical training, education, and research activities with opportunities for additional specialization in areas of interest within clinical child and/or pediatric psychology. Clinical training includes opportunities for rotations in inpatient pediatrics, multidisciplinary outpatient clinics (e.g. mood disorders, anxiety, ADHD, LD, eating disorders, diabetes, pain, autonomic dysfunction, obesity/weight management/bariatric surgery, traumatic brain injury, craniofacial disorders). Fellows maintain an active outpatient therapy caseload and have opportunities to facilitate a variety of group-based interventions. Fellows select research mentors and have substantial protected time (30%) to participate in active lines of research within their areas of interest. Educational opportunities are also varied and include weekly departmental grand rounds, case conferences, journal club, and didactic seminars. Fellows also receive funding for attendance and/or presenting at national conferences. The application deadline is February 1, 2012 for Clinical Child Psychology. The Clinical Child Psychology specialty subscribes to the postdoctoral Uniform Notification Date, March 14, 2012. Clinical Health Psychology: Clinical health training is available in the following areas: pain management, blood and marrow transplantation, obesity, psycho-oncology, tobacco cessation with diverse populations, behavioral medicine, and primary care psychology. Opportunities include provision of assessment and consultation for regional, national, and international patients, inpatient and outpatient individual and group treatment, and participation in multidisciplinary integrated teams and research (NIH or internally-funded) are available within rotations. The application deadline is January 14, 2012 for Clinical Health Psychology. The Clinical Health Psychology specialty subscribes to the postdoctoral Uniform Notification Date, March 14, 2012. Clinical Neuropsychology: Clinical training in neuropsychological evaluations of adults with a range of neurologic, medical and psychiatric conditions; and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation psychology with persons with brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, stroke and other disabling conditions.

There is also the opportunity to develop research skills in areas of neuropsychology, including aging and neurodegenerative disorders, traumatic brain injury, and rehabilitation. Member of APPCN, see for additional information. Application Process: The application deadline is January 6, 2012 for Clinical Neuropsychology. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, completed application and at least three letters of reference.

Application materials and more information are available from our website address: Member of APPIC, see Mayo Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer who values and emphasizes diversity in our educational, clinical, and research programs.