Emory University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

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Name of ProgramEmory University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
First Year of APPCN Membership2000
Program AddressSuzanne Penna, PhD, ABPP/CN, Emory University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
1441 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States
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Director's Name and CredentialsSuzanne Penna, PhD, ABPP/CN
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Director's Phone Number404-712-5667
Program's Primary ContactDirector
Primary Emphasis
  • Adult
Program Websiteemory.edu
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Program Phone Number404-712-5667
Program Fax Number404-712-1652
Does Program Interview Applicants at INS?Yes
Does Program Offer Phone or Video Interviews?Yes
Does Program Offer On-Site Interviews?No
Additional Notes About InterviewsDue to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all interviews will be conducted remotely this year.
Application Deadline12/04
Residency Start Date01/09
Clinical Neuropsychology Adult Residency Openings For This Cycle2
Clinical Neuropsychology Pediatric Residency Openings For This Cycle0
Clinical Neuropsychology Lifespan Residency Openings For This Cycle0
Clinical Neuropsychology Residents In Program2
Clinical Neuropsychologists Full-Time3
Clinical Neuropsychologists Part-Time1
Clinical Neuropsychologist Consultants2
Clinical Neuropsychologists Full-Time With ABPP0
Clinical Neuropsychologists Part-Time With ABPP1
Clinical Neuropsychologist Consultants With ABPP1
Other Psychologists Full-Time32
Other Psychologists Full-Time With ABPP9
Other Psychologist Consultants With ABPP1
Graduate Training of Residency Applicants (Preferred)Clinical psychology, Neuropsychology
Graduate Training of Residency Applicants (Accepted)Counseling psychology
Graduate Training of Residency Applicants (Not Accepted)Non APA/CPA-approved graduate programs or non-APPIC internships
Emphases of Training Opportunities (Adult, Strong)Neuropsychological assessment, cognitive rehabilitation, prospective and archival research, supervision of graduate practicum students
Emphases of Training Opportunities (Adult, Moderate)rehabilitation psychology, inpatient assessment and intervention
Emphases of Training Opportunities (Adult, Weak)Psychotherapy experience available for medically ill and somatoform patients if an area of interest, forensics limited
Availability of Patient Populations (Adult, Strong)Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury (including Sports Concussion); Neurodegenerative Disorders, Outpatient Populations
Availability of Patient Populations (Adult, Moderate)Inpatient neurorehabilitation patients, Brain Tumor, Organ Transplant (heart, lung, liver, kidney), Racial/Ethnic Minorities
Availability of Patient Populations (Adult, Weak)Demyelinating Disease (e.g., Multiple Sclerosis), Epilepsy, Movement Disorders
Emphases of Training Opportunities (Pediatric, Strong)N/a
Additional Notes

Our fellowship is designed to prepare students for a career in an academic medical center. We provide training experiences to prepare fellows for board certification Neuropsychology and potentially Rehabilitation if this is an interest. 50% of a fellow's time is spent in clinical work and 40% time spent in research (with 10% didactic training).

All interviews will take place via Zoom in January 2021.

Last Updated10/26/2020
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