Baylor College of Medicine

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 2018

Houston, Texas

Adult Neuropsychology Position:
Michele K. York, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology Position:
Adriana M. Strutt, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, BCM Cerebro Director

Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neurology
7200 Cambridge St, 9th floor
Houston, TX 77030
Email: myork@bcm.edu
Telephone: 713-798-8673  Fax: 713-798-8573 

Program Website: https://www.bcm.edu/departments/neurology/education/postdoctoral-fellowship-neuropsychology
Information about Baylor College of Medicine (BCM): http://www.bcm.edu

Program will do interviews at INS in 2019: Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: On-site interviews are not required. If desired by qualified applicants, we can accommodate onsite interviews. For those candidates unable to attend INS, onsite interviews are preferred over other interview options, such as phone and video conferencing interviews. 

2019 application deadline: Friday, January 4, 2019
2019 residency start date: September 2, 2019

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2019: 2
     Adult Neuropsychology: 1
     Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology: 1
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 0

Clinical neuropsychologists: 4 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants (major rotation faculty)

With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

Other psychologists: 0 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

With ABPP: 0 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

For Adult Neuropsychology Track:

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Psychology with education/experience in neuropsychology; Clinical Neuropsychology
Accepted: Counseling Psychology with education in neuropsychology
Not accepted: School Psychology; Behavioral Medicine; Experimental Psychology; Any non-APA accredited graduate program or internship

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

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Outpatient neuropsychological assessment; Pre-surgical evaluations (e.g., DBS, Epilepsy resection, Corticography procedures); Multi-disciplinary team participation; Didactic opportunities
Moderate: Research; Forensics; Supervision opportunities
Weak
: Rehabilitation; Psychotherapy; Inpatient assessment

For Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology Track:

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Bilingual (Spanish-English), Clinical Psychology with education/experience in neuropsychology; Clinical Neuropsychology

Accepted: Bilingual (Spanish-English), Counseling Psychology with education in neuropsychology
Not accepted: Monolingual English speakers, School Psychology; Behavioral Medicine; Experimental Psychology; Any non-APA accredited graduate program or internship

Primary emphasis: Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology, Monolingual Spanish speakers, Bilingual, Non-English speakers, Adult, but age ranges may include adolescence through late adulthood

Emphases of training opportunities: Spanish proficiency is required for this position and coursework or experience in the neuropsychological assessment of Spanish speakers is preferred.  This specialty training program will provide the fellow with the opportunity to learn new assessment batteries and techniques, better understand the influence of sociodemographic variables on westernized neuropsychological practices, and assess monolingual and bilingual Spanish-speakers and non-English/Spanish speaking minorities. Educational opportunities include observerships at other Spanish/Cross-Cultural programs.

Strong: Outpatient neuropsychological assessment; Pre-surgical evaluations (e.g., DBS, Epilepsy resection, Corticography procedures); Multi-disciplinary team participation; Didactic opportunities; Possibility to become a certified medical Spanish interpreter; Feedbacks
Moderate: Research; Forensics; Supervision opportunities
Weak
: Rehabilitation; Psychotherapy; Inpatient assessment

For both Tracks:

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Dementias; Movement Disorders/DBS; Multiple Sclerosis; Epilepsy/Surgical Evals; Racial/ethnic minorities; Medically complex patients
Moderate:
Stroke; Psychiatric; Adult ADHD; ALS; Pain evaluations; Brain tumors
Weak: HIV; Traumatic Brain Injury; Learning Disorders; Pediatric conditions 

Send application materials via email to myork@bcm.edu in one PDF file by January 4, 2019.
1. Cover letter, with detailed statement of goals for postdoctoral training and intended professional practice
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Two de-identified sample reports
4. Copies of graduate transcripts
5. Verification of Completion of Doctorate (completed by Dissertation Chair or Director of Clinical Training).
6.  Three letters of recommendation from current or former supervisors/mentors and a supplemental rating form here emailed directly to Dr. York.

Please email Dr. York if you have questions: myork@bcm.edu.

updated 11/01/18