University of TX MDAnderson Cancer Center




Houston, TX

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will NOT be recruiting for 2017. We will recruit again for 2019, with updated information to be provided fall 2018.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Section of Neuropsychology
Director name, Mariana E. Bradshaw, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dept of Neuro-Oncology
1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 431
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Ph: 713-792-0232
Web site:

Program will do interviews at INS in 2018:  No

Policy regarding on-site interviews: We encourage visits from invited applicants for on-site interviews, although they are not required. Other interviews are acceptable (eg, telephone, internet-based). Interview location is not considered a factor in the selection process.

2018-2020 application deadline: NA
2018-2020 residency start date: NA
Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2016: 0

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 1
Clinical neuropsychologists 5 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 3 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

Other psychologists: 0 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 consultants
With ABPP: 0 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

Accepted: clinical psychology with neuropsychology emphasis, neuropsychology
Not accepted: clinical psychology with no prior neuropsychology experience, experimental psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology, developmental psychology, behavioral medicine, health psychology

Primary emphasis: Adult, clinical

Emphases of training opportunities:
Strong: Neuropsychological experience in a medically-complex patient population within a university-affiliated teaching hospital, along with specialty training rotations within a large multi-institutional medical center tailored to the Fellow’s interests. High quality didactic opportunities including formal medical school-based neurology and neuroanatomy courses.
Moderate: Research opportunities
Weak: Inpatient neuropsychological assessment, psychotherapy, forensics, teaching, pediatrics

Availability of patient populations:
Strong: Medically complex patients, neuro-oncology (e.g., brain tumors), general oncology (e.g. neurotoxicity), geriatric/dementia.
Moderate: Psychological/psychiatric comorbidities, cross cultural neuropsychology, stroke, general adult neurology. Through specialized rotations: brain injury including acute, subacute and outpatient neurorehabilitation patients, movement disorders, epilepsy, and private practice outpatients
Weak: Pediatric




Updated 08/22/2017