NorthShore University Health System



(Formerly Evanston Northwestern Healthcare)

Leslie Guidotti Breting, PhD, ABPP and Elizabeth Heideman, PhD, ABPP
Co-Directors of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
909 Davis Street, Suite 160, Evanston, IL 60201

Telephone: 847-425-6400 (program secretaries)
FAX: 847-425-6408 

NorthShore University Health System is a large, multi-hospital healthcare system north of Chicago. It is an academic affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: The need for on-site interviewing (or phone interviewing) will be determined on an individual basis. 

Application deadline: December 15, 2019
Residency start date: August 2020

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 2
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 1 Adult and 1 Pediatric
Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: None at present 

Clinical neuropsychologists: 8 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 6 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants
Other psychologists: 12 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants
With ABPP: 0 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Applicants with scientist-practitioner training from a clinical psychology degree program with neuropsychological and psychological assessment at the graduate and internship levels will be the most competitive.

Emphases of training opportunities: Neuropsychology didactics, neurology grand rounds, and neurosurgical didactics, including brain cutting didactics.

Strong: neuropsychological assessment
Moderate: neuropsychological and psychological consultation, research development

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Geriatric/dementia, traumatic brain injury, ADHD/learning disabilities, mood disorders, medical populations
Moderate: Psychiatric/severe mental illness, forensic, autism
Weak: HIV/AIDS, racial/ethnic minorities

updated 10/24/2019