New Mexico VA Health Care System

Director: Joseph Sadek, PhD., ABPP-CN

Address

1501 San Pedro Drive SE
Behavioral Health Care Line (116)
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Contact Information:

Phone: (505) 265-1711 x5390
Fax: (505) 256-2819
Email: Joseph.Sadek@va.gov or jsadek@unm.edu

For a detailed program description click on this link: http://www.albuquerque.va.gov/careers/Psychology_Training.asp

Program Information:

  • Program will do interviews at INS in 2017: Yes
  • Policy regarding on-site interviews: Not required
  • 2017 application deadline: January 4, 2017
  • 2017 residency start date: September 4, 2017
  • Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2013: 1
  • Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2
  • Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 10
  • Clinical neuropsychologists: 2 Full-time
  • With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time
    (see webpage for faculty)
  • Other psychologists: 32 Full-time
  • With ABPP: 3 Full-time
  • Graduate training of residency applicants:
    • Preferred: Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology
    • Accepted: Counseling Psychology, School Psychology
    • Not Accepted: Non APA/CPA approved graduate programs or internships
  • Primary emphasis: Adult
  • Emphases of training opportunities:
    • Strong: Neuropsychological Assessment, Decisional Capacity, Training in Supervision, Screening Battery Approach
    • Moderate: Research, Rehabilitation
    • Weak: Psychotherapy
  • Availability of patient populations:
    • Strong: Mild TBI, Dementia, PTSD, Psychiatric Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Hispanic and Native American Populations
    • Moderate: Focal Lesion, Movement Disorders, CNS Infections
    • Weak: Epilepsy Surgery, Developmental Disorders