Children’s National Hospital

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 2004

Washington, DC and Rockville, MD

Director: Laura Kenealy, PhD, ABPP-CN
15245 Shady Grove Rd., Suite 350
Rockville, MD 20850

Telephone: 301-765-5430
Fax: 301-765-5497 
Email: npsypdoc@childrensnational.org for a brochure or more information
Web site: http://childrensnational.org/NeuroPostDoc

Application Deadline: December 30, 2019
Residency Start Date: September 1, 2020

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: Interviews can instead be arranged at our Rockville, MD office for selected applicants who are not attending INS.

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 2
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 6
Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 2

Clinical neuropsychologists: 16
With ABCN/ABPP: 5

Other psychologists: 4
With ABPP: 0

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: clinical psychology, clinical neuropsychology

Primary emphasis: Pediatric

Emphasis of training opportunities:

Strong: neuropsychological assessment and consultation (including brief, focused assessment), research opportunities, supervision by resident of other providers
Moderate: multidisciplinary teams, advocacy

Weak: inpatient, rehabilitation, forensics, psychotherapy

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: neurodevelopmental disorders (autism/ASD, ADHD, learning disabilities), concussion and mild traumatic brain injury (outpatient), epilepsy (including pre- and post-surgical), brain tumor/oncology/ALL, NF1, congenital heart disease, racial/ethnic minorities, and cultural and gender diversity
Moderate: young adults, toddlers/preschoolers, genetic disorders, sickle cell, stroke and cerebrovascular disease, other neurological disorders, psychiatric
Weak: HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis, dementia, Parkinson’s and other geriatric conditions

updated 10/01/2019