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Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship/Residency Program

Neuropsychology Fellowship Overview Heading link

The Neuropsychology Service offers training programs at the advanced externship, practicum, internship, and fellowship levels jointly through the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Neurology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

The Neuropsychology program is recruiting one new position in its two-year residency program in clinical neuropsychology. The program is a member of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN) and conforms to the Houston Conference guidelines for training in clinical neuropsychology.

Fellows receive broad clinical training with diverse adult neurologic, psychiatric, and neurodevelopmental populations and clinical rotations are flexible.

All residents participate in a variety of didactic activities including a Neuroanatomy review course and Behavioral Neurosciences seminar, teaching/supervision of interns and graduate students, and contribution to or initiation of research programs under the mentorship of faculty.

Research programs are ongoing in the following areas: Mood Disorders, Vascular Cognitive Disorders, Electrical Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain, Hormones and Cognition, and Epilepsy.

Rotations in other medical clinics such as Memory and Cognitive Wellness Clinic, Neurosurgery Clinic, EEG Lab, and Neuroradiology may also be arranged as individual candidate interests dictate.

Postdoctoral Fellowship/Residency in Clinical Neuropsychology Heading link

Program Overview

The UIC Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship/Residency program is full-time, two-year fellowship in an academic medical center setting. The program is a member of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN).

Program Mission

To provide advanced level clinical, didactic and academic training to produce competent psychologists in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an APA-accredited doctoral education and training program as well as an internship program that includes substantial training in clinical neuropsychology. Candidates who have not completed their dissertation prior to the beginning of the Fellowship will not be considered.

Program Contact Information Heading link

Trainees interested in applying for the upcoming academic year beginning in July can obtain more information from our web-based program description. Most interviewing of candidates will take place at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) in February although phone/onsite interviewing is available to select applicants. Please note that our residency program participates in the APPCN match system.  Additional information may be obtained at the APPCN website.

All inquiries regarding this information as well as application materials should be addressed to:

Neil H. Pliskin, PhD., ABPP-CN Heading link

Director, Neuropsychology
Program Training Director, Postdoctoral Residency in Clinical Neuropsychology

912 S. Wood Street, MC 913, Chicago, Illinois 60612