Barrow Neurological Institute

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 1993

Director of Training: Gregory P. Lee, PhD, ABPP

Chair, Department of Neuropsychology: 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
E-mail: BarrowNeuropsychology@DignityHealth.org

Post-doc Program: https://www.barrowneuro.org/education/residencies/neuropsychology-residency-program/

Program will do interviews at INS in 2018: yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: It is highly desirable to interview applicants face to face and such interviews typically occur during the Tuesday immediately preceding the start of the annual North American INS meeting (i.e., in February each year) for GENERAL TRACK applicants. In rare circumstances a detailed telephone interview may be arranged. For the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Track, an onsite interview (at candidate's expense) is required.

2018 application deadline: December 15, 2017
2018 residency start date: September 10, 2018

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings anticipated for 2018:
General neuropsychology: 2
Neurorehabilitation: 1

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 3-6

Clinical neuropsychologists: 17 Full-time; 2 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 7 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

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

Graduate training of residency applicants:
Preferred: Clinical Psychology with education and experience in neuropsychology; Clinical Neuropsychology
Accepted: Clinical Psychology with education in neuropsychology; Counseling Psychology with education in neuropsychology; Medical psychology/Behavioral medicine with education in neuropsychology
Not accepted: School Psychology; Behavioral Medicine; Experimental Psychology; Applicants from non-APA-accredited graduate schools or internships

Primary emphasis: Adult, but age ranges may include adolescence through late adulthood

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, traumatic brain injury and sports neuropsychology, dementia, neuropsychological rehabilitation, psychotherapy, & research, and supervision by residents of psychometrists
Moderate: Inpatient diagnostic consultations
Weak: Forensics, primary psychiatric conditions, HIV

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 8/25/2017