Barrow Neurological Institute


Director: Alexander I Tröster, Ph.D., ABPP

Barrow Neurological Institute
222 West Thomas Road, Suite 315; Phoenix, AZ 85013
Telephone: 602-406-3671
Fax 602-406-6115

Post-doc Program:

Program will do interviews at INS in 2017: yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: It is highly desirable to interview applicants face to face and such interviews typically occur during the INS or National Academy of Neuropsychology meetings. Interviews will be conducted at the INS meeting. In rare circumstances a detailed telephone interview may be arranged. For the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Track an onsite interview is required even though candidates may be interviewed at NAN or INS.

2017 application deadline: December 15, 2016
2017 residency start date: Early September 2017

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings anticipated for 2017:
General neuropsychology: 2
Neurorehabilitation: 1

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 3-5

Clinical neuropsychologists: 13 Full-time; 1 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 4 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

Other psychologists: 2 Full-time Rehabilitation Psychologist; 0 part-time; 0 consultant
With ABPP: 0 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultant

Graduate training of residency applicants:
Preferred: Clinical Psychology with experience in neuropsychology; Clinical Neuropsychology
Accepted: Clinical Psychology without experience in neuropsychology; Counseling Psychology; Behavioral psychology; Medical psychology
Not accepted: School Psychology; Behavioral Medicine; Experimental Psychology; Applicants from non-APA-accredited graduate schools or internships

Primary emphasis: Adult, but all age ranges are seen except children under 5 years of age.

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Opportunity to work with a highly diverse patient population within a neurosurgical/neurological institute, outpatient and inpatient neuropsychological assessment/consultation, epilepsy monitoring unit/Wadas, deep brain stimulation and neuromodulation; abdominal organ and lung transplant; neuropsychological rehabilitation, psychotherapy, research
Moderate: Inpatient diagnostic consultations
Weak: Forensics, psychiatric, supervision by resident of other providers

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Brain injury, stroke and cerebrovascular disease, brain tumor, dementia, epilepsy, Parkinson's and other movement disorders, geriatric conditions, racial/ethnic minorities (Hispanic, Native American)
Moderate: Multiple sclerosis and related conditions, spinal cord injury, hypothalamic hamartoma
Weak: ADHD/learning disabilities, psychiatric, HIV/AIDS

updated 11/14/2016