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Children's National Hospital

Name of ProgramChildren's National Hospital
First Year of APPCN Membership2004
Program Address15245 Shady Grove Road, Suite 350
Rockville, MD 20850
United States
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Director's Name and CredentialsLaura Kenealy, PhD, ABPP-CN
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Director's Phone Number301-765-5439
Program's Primary ContactDirector
Primary Emphasis
  • Pediatric
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Program Phone Number301-765-5430
Program Fax Number301-765-5497
Residency Brochure2024-brochure-Childrens-National.pdf
Does Program Interview Applicants at INS?No
Does Program Offer Phone or Video Interviews?Yes
Does Program Offer On-Site Interviews?No
Application Deadline12/04/23
Residency Start Date1-Sep
Clinical Neuropsychology Pediatric Residency Openings For This Cycle2
Clinical Neuropsychology Residents In Program5
Clinical Neuropsychologists Full-Time17
Clinical Neuropsychologists Part-Time1
Clinical Neuropsychologist Consultants0
Clinical Neuropsychologists Full-Time With ABPP5
Other Psychologists Full-Time6
Graduate Training of Residency Applicants (Preferred)Clinical psychology, clinical neuropsychology
Emphases of Training Opportunities (Pediatric, Strong)neuropsychological assessment and consultation (including brief, focused assessment), research opportunities, supervision by resident of other providers
Emphases of Training Opportunities (Pediatric, Moderate)Multidisciplinary teams, advocacy
Emphases of Training Opportunities (Pediatric, Weak)Inpatient, psychotherapy
Emphases of Training Opportunities (Pediatric, Unavailable)rehabilitation, forensics
Availability of Patient Populations (Pediatric, Strong)neurodevelopmental disorders (autism/ASD, ADHD, learning disabilities), concussion and mild traumatic brain injury (outpatient), epilepsy (including pre- and post-surgical), brain tumor/oncology/ALL, NF1, congenital heart disease, genetic disorders, racial/ethnic minorities, and cultural and gender diversity
Availability of Patient Populations (Pediatric, Moderate)young adults, toddlers/preschoolers, sickle cell, stroke and cerebrovascular disease, other neurological disorders, psychiatric
Additional Notes

We have two openings this year, one in each of two focus areas. Applicants are encouraged to apply to both if desired.

Position 1: General Pediatric Neuropsychology – One opening

Position 2: Pediatric Neuropsychology with Brain Tumor Focus– One opening

The experiences in the two positions overlap considerably; both provide broad training in pediatric neuropsychology with medical and neurodevelopmental populations and protected time for research. The Brain Tumor Focus position offers more in-depth experience with the brain tumor population, and the opportunity to work with Dr. Walsh on a brain tumor-related research project. Please see brochure for additional details about each position and the program as a whole.

Last UpdatedOctober 16, 2023
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