Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


Program Directors: Laura A. Flashman, PhD, ABPP and Bonnie C. Sachs, PhD, ABPP

Mailing address: Laura Flashman, PhD, ABPP
                        Professor & Section Head - Neuropsychology 
                        Department of Neurology
                        Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
                        Medical Center Boulevard
                        Winston-Salem, NC 27157

Telephone #: 336-716-2261

Fax #: 336-716-9810
e-mail address: lflashma@wakehealth.edu or bsachs@wakehealth.edu

For a detailed program description click on this link: https://school.wakehealth.edu/Education-and-Training/Residencies-and-Fellowships/Postdoctoral-Fellowship-in-Clinical-Neuropsychology, or email Dr. Flashman or Dr. Sachs for program information and application.

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: On-site interviews are optional but are NOT required and do not influence a candidate’s rankings. Phone or web-based interviews will be arranged in late January/early February for candidate who will not be attending the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Meeting. In-person interviews will be conducted at INS.

Application deadline: January 3, 2020

Residency start date: Flexible, between July 1 and September 1, 2020 (first Monday after both fellows are available)

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 2
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 4

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology (neuropsychology): 4

Clinical neuropsychologists: 4 Full-time, 0 Part-time, 0 Consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

Other psychologists: 1 Full-time  

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Psychology with neuropsychology emphasis; Neuropsychology
Accepted: Counseling psychology with adequate experience/training
Not Accepted: Non-APA/CPA approved graduate programs or internships; School psychology

Primary emphasis: 1 Adult Position, 1 Lifespan (pediatric through adult) Position 

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation, multi-disciplinary team consultation, access to active movement disorders and epilepsy surgery programs, research, preparation for board certification
Moderate: Rehabilitation/inpatient assessment and consultation, training in supervision
Weak: Forensics, psychotherapy

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Mild cognitive impairment, various dementias and geriatric conditions, movement disorders, epilepsy (adult and pediatric), tumors and other cancers (adult and pediatric), stroke and cerebrovascular disease, concussion/traumatic brain injury (adult and pediatric), multiple sclerosis
Moderate: Functional movement disorder, psychiatric disorders
Weak: HIV/AIDS, learning disability, autism, primary substance abuse

Updated:  09/24/2019