University of Virginia - Department of Neurology



University of Virginia - Department of Neurology
Kathleen Fuchs, PhD, ABPP
PO Box 800394, Charlottesville, VA, 22908-0394
Telephone: 434-982-4165
Fax: 434-982-1996

For a detailed program description click on this link:

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: optional

Application deadline: January 3, 2020
Residency start date: September 1, 2020 (earlier start is possible)

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 3
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 4

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 7

Clinical neuropsychologists: 5 Full-time
With ABCN/ABPP: 3 Full-time
(see webpage for faculty)

Other psychologists: 15 Full-time
With ABPP: 2 Full-time

Graduate training of residency applicants:

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

Primary emphasis: Adult

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation, multidisciplinary team
Moderate: Research; Supervision by resident of other trainees; psychotherapy  
Weak: Rehabilitation, forensics

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: geriatrics, dementias, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, cerebrovascular disease, other neurological disorders
Moderate: racial/ethnic minorities (including refugees), complex medical comorbidities
Weak: TBI, epilepsy, substance use disorders, ADHD/learning disabilities, psychiatric disorders

updated 10/02/2019