Dell Medical School

APPCN Member Since 2019

Program Directors: Robin C. Hilsabeck, PhD, ABPP (Adult) and Nancy Nussbaum, PhD, ABPP (Pediatric)

Mailing address:  Health Discovery Building
                         1701 Trinity Street, MC Z0700
                          Austin, Texas 78712

Phone: (512) 495-5553
Fax: (512) 232-4746

e-mail: robin.hilsabeck@austin.utexas.edu and nnussbaum@ascension.org

For a detailed program description click on this link: (Coming soon)

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: Applicants selected for interview will typically do so at the annual International Neuropsychological Society (INS) meeting, although alternative interview arrangements may be made.

Application deadline: January 3, 2020
Residency start date: August 1, 2020

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 1 (Adult)
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 0

Clinical neuropsychologists: 8 Full-time, 1 Part-time, 0 Consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 3 Full-time, 0 Part-time, 0 Consultants

Other psychologists: 0 Full-time, 0 Part-time, 0 Consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 0 Full-time, 0 Part-time, 0 Consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Neuropsychology, Educational/School Psychology (Pediatric)
Not Accepted: Non-APA/CPA approved graduate programs or internships

Primary emphasis: Adult or Pediatric

Emphases of training opportunities:

Adult:

Strong: Neuropsychological assessment, consultation, research
Moderate: Cognitive rehabilitation, cross-cultural neuropsychological assessment
Weak: Forensics

Pediatric:

Strong: Neuropsychological assessment, consultation, rehabilitation
Moderate: Research, cross-cultural neuropsychological assessment
Weak: Forensics

Availability of patient populations:

Adult:

Strong: Neurodegenerative diseases, stroke (post-acute), geriatrics, comorbid psychiatric conditions, high medical complexity
Moderate: Multiple sclerosis, movement disorders
Weak: HIV/AIDS, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, ADHD/LD, brain tumors

Pediatric:

Strong: brain tumor and other cancers, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury/concussion, high medical complexity, inpatient rehabilitation

Moderate: Cochlear implantation, congenital heart disease
Weak: Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD/LD

updated 12/02/2019