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Mayo Clinic Offering Positions in its Medical Psychology Fellowship Program

APA Accredited in the specialty practice areas of Clinical Child Psychology, Clinical Health Psychology & Clinical Neuropsychology:

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, 2013. 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. 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 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.

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. In addition to required rotations in assessment, inpatient psychiatry, and inpatient pediatric consultation and liaison, clinical training includes opportunities for rotations in a pediatric pain rehabilitation center and a variety of 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. The application deadline is February 1, 2013 for Clinical Child Psychology.

Clinical Health Psychology: Clinical Health training is available in the following areas: blood and marrow transplantation, obesity and bariatric surgery, psycho-oncology, behavioral medicine, pain management, primary care psychology, tobacco cessation with diverse populations, and wellness promotion. We are recruiting this year, applicants interested in pain management, blood and marrow transplantation, obesity and bariatric surgery, behavioral medicine, or tobacco cessation with diverse populations as a primary rotation. 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. Research (NIH or internally-funded) opportunities are available within all rotations. The application deadline is January 4, 2013 for Clinical Health Psychology.

Clinical Neuropsychology: Clinical training in neuropsychological evaluations of children and 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 www.appcn.org for additional information. The application deadline is December 21, 2012 for Clinical Neuropsychology.

Application Process: 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: http://www.mayo.edu/msgme/psychology-rch.html. Member of APPIC, see www.appic.org. Mayo Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer who values and emphasizes diversity in our educational, clinical, and research programs.