Louis Stokes Cleveland DVAMC

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 2011



Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Psychology Service – 116B (W)
10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Robert W. Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP, DPNAP
Associate Chief & Director of Psychology Training
Chief, Academics, Education, and Training Section
Louis Stokes DVA Medical Center
10701 East Blvd
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
216-791-3800 Ext 6822
(216) 707-6432 (Fax)
robert.goldberg2@va.gov
George Serna, Ph.D.
Acting Major Preceptor, Postdoctoral Residency in 
Clinical Neuropsychology 
Louis Stokes Cleveland DVA Medical Center
8787 Brookpark Road
Parma, Ohio 44129
216-739-7000 Ext2339

george.serna@va.gov

For a detailed program description click on this link: 
http://www.cleveland.va.gov/internship/psychology/docs/psychology_postdoctoral_residency_brochure.pdf

This program is recruiting for the 2014-16 residency period.

Program will do interviews at INS in 2014: No

On-site Interview Policy: Qualified applicants will have the option for a telephone or in-person interview.  NO preference in selection will be given to applicants based upon method of interview.  Interviews will be arranged for the 2-week period PRECEDING the 2014 INS conference in Seattle.

2014 application deadline:  01/03/2014
2014 residency start date:   09/08/2014

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2014: 1


Residency/fellowship positions in psychology for 2014: 9

Clinical neuropsychologists: 2 Full Time; 1 Rehabilitation Psychologist

With ABCN/ABPP: Both neuropsychologists in process of obtaining ABCN certification; 1 ABPP-CN consultant

Other psychologists: 45 Full-time; 5 part-time; 5 consultants

With ABPP: 2 Full-time; 1 Consultant

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Ph.D./Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with Neuropsychology emphasis

Accepted: Ph.D./Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology with Neuropsychology emphasis

Not accepted: Non APA approved graduate programs or internships

Primary emphasis: Adult, Veterans

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Neuropsychological assessment/Consultation with emphasis on differential diagnosis, Competency evaluation; Supervision by resident of other trainees

Moderate: Research; Rehabilitation Psychology;

Weak: Psychotherapy, Childhood

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Geriatric/Dementia Evaluation, Stroke/cerebrovascular diseases, Parkinson's, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, psychiatric, racial/ethnic minorities, attention deficits of various etiologies

Moderate: Epilepsy; Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery; Hematologic/Oncological Disorders; Multiple Sclerosis.

Weak: Learning Disability/Academic

updated 11/05/13