University of TX MDAnderson Cancer Center

 

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 2012

 

Houston, TX

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will be recruiting for 2017.

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
Email:MEBradshaw@mdanderson.org
Web site: http://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/education-and-training/schools-and-programs/clinical-education-for-non-physicians/neuropsychology-fellowship/index.html

Program will do interviews at INS in 2017:  Yes

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.

2017-2019 application deadline: January 9, 2017
2017-2019 residency start date: September 1, 2017
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 11/01/2016