Emory University (Dept. of Rehab Medicine)

 

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 2000

     Emory University is currently active.  

ADULT NEUROPSYCHOLOGY FELLOWSHIP 

Director: Dr. Suzanne Penna, Ph.D., ABPP/CN 
Emory University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
1441 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322 
Telephone #: 404.712.7761
Fax #: 404.712.1652 
E-mail address: spenna@emory.edu 

PLEASE NOTE: We are not recruiting for post-doctoral fellows for the 2016-2017 training year as our two fellowship positions are currently full. We will be recruiting for one fellow next year (to begin 9/2017).

For a detailed program description click on this link: http://www.rehabmed.emory.edu/education_training/neuropsychology/fellowship/index.html 

Policy regarding on-site interviews: optional 

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 18 

Clinical neuropsychologists: 2 Full-time; 0 part-time; 2 consultants 
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time; 0 part-time; 1 consultant (see webpage for faculty) 

Other psychologists: 32 Full-time; 1 part-time; 1 consultant 
With ABPP: 9 Full-time; 0 part-time; 1 consultant 

Graduate training of residency applicants: 

Preferred: clinical psychology, neuropsychology 
Accepted: counseling psychology 
Not Accepted: Non APA/CPA approved graduate programs or non-APPIC internships 

Primary emphasis: Adult Neuropsychology 

Emphases of training opportunities

Strong: neuropsychological assessment, cognitive rehabilitation 
Moderate: (ex: Research; Rehabilitation Psychology; Supervision by resident of other trainees) 
Weak: psychotherapy experience available if an area of interest; Forensics limited 

Availability of patient populations

Strong:  Traumatic Brain Injury (including sports concussion); Stroke, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Early Dementia (Alzheimer’s and Vascular), outpatient populations   
Moderate: Brain Tumor, Organ Transplant (heart, lung, liver, kidney), racial/ethnic minorities 
Weak: Demyelinating Disease (e.g., Multiple Sclerosis), Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, inpatient populations 

Updated 9/30/2015