Hines VA

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 2015

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Adult Clinical Neuropsychology at Hines VA Hospital

David Kinsinger, PhD, ABPP
5000 S 5th Ave, Building 228, Room 3023
708-202-2661
David.Kinsinger@va.gov

For a detailed program description click on this link: http://www.hines.va.gov/about/Psych_Post.asp

Program will do interviews at INS in 2017:  YES

Policy regarding on-site interviews:   INS strongly preferred

2016 application deadline:  January 2, 2017
2016 residency start date
:  September 5, 2016

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2017: 1
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2 (other one is staggered) 

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 6

Clinical neuropsychologists: 3 Full-time; 1 part-time; 0 consultants

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

Other psychologists: approximately 44 full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

With ABPP: 2 Full-time; 1 part-time; 0 consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

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

Primary emphasis: Adult Clinical

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong:  neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation, Dementia, TBI, Psychiatric contributions, Medically-complex patients
Moderate: Rehabilitation Psychology; Supervision of graduate students, Interdisciplinary care, Inpatient neuropsychological assessment 
Weak: Research, Forensics, Pediatrics (i.e., none) 

Availability of patient populations:

Strong:  Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Psychiatric, ADHD 
Moderate: Stroke/cerebrovascular diseases, Epilepsy, other neurological conditions, ethnic/gender diversity 
Weak: pediatric (none)