University of Minnesota


University of Minnesota Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience

Richard Ziegler, PhD, LP, Kelly King, PhD, ABPP-CN, LP, Directors of Training

Department of Pediatrics
2450 Riverside Ave S.
RPRB 550
Minneapolis, MN, 55454

For a detailed program description click on this link:

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: Preferred but will accommodate

Application deadline: 01/02/2020
Residency start date: 07/31/2020, 08/31/2020; we can be flexible

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 3
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 5

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 6

Clinical neuropsychologists: 4 Full-time; 2 Part-time
With ABCN/ABPP: 1 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants
(see webpage for faculty)

Other psychologists: 2 Full-time
With ABPP: 1 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical psychology, neuropsychology, school psychology, counseling psychology
Accepted: Clinical psychology, neuropsychology, school psychology, counseling psychology
Not Accepted: Non-APA/CPA-approved graduate programs or internships

Primary emphasis: Pediatric and young adult

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong:  Neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation
Moderate: Research, supervision of by resident of other trainees, forensics
Weak: Psychotherapy, rehabilitation (not offered)

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Neurodegenerative conditions (adrenoleukodystrophy, mucopolysaccharidoses, gangliosidoses, etc.), prenatal and perinatal conditions, genetic conditions (NF1, Noonan syndrome, 22q11.2 deletion, etc.), international adoption with associated in-utero exposures and trauma, refugee and minority populations, hematological/oncological disorders with associated stem cell transplant (ALL, Fanconi anemia, sickle cell, etc.), neuro-oncological disorders, solid organ transplant, complex neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g. psychosis, schizophrenia, ASD, bipolar, etc.), concussion, other neurological disorders
Moderate: Traumatic brain injury (moderate to severe), stroke, uncomplex LD/ADHD, speech/language impairment, in-school consultation, NICU follow-up clinic
Weak: Inpatient, adult conditions, geriatri conditions (not offered)

updated 11/01/2019