Geriatric and Rehabilitation Psychology Post-doctoral Fellowship
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rush University Medical Center
Contact Erin E. Emery, PhD
GERIATRIC AND REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY
The Geriatric and Rehabilitation Psychology fellowship at Rush University Medical Center offers specialized training in rehabilitation and geropsychology through direct clinical service on an inpatient acute medical rehabilitation unit, day rehabilitation program, outpatient individual and group psychotherapy, neuropsychological assessment, and research [this position is offered pending final approval of funding]. The one- or two-year position involves 70% time in clinical activities (meeting IL licensure requirements), and 30% time in research. Didactics in gerontology, rehabilitation, Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training, health psychology, and neuropsychology are offered. A combination of options may be tailored to fellow’s interests and career goals.
Rush University Medical Center has a 45-bed CARF-accredited and commended acute rehabilitation unit, including CARF accredited Stroke Program, with a growing focus on stroke and TBI populations. Our expanding Day Rehabilitation program provides intensive, interdisciplinary outpatient rehabilitation for adults with a variety of disabilities. Psychology is an integral member of each of the rehabilitation teams and provides comprehensive services to patients and families.
Rush University Medical Center is a nonprofit, academic medical center in the heart of Chicago that encompasses a 613-bed hospital serving adults and children, the 61-bed Johnston R. Bowman Health Center and Rush University. Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology with an APA-accredited internship. Candidates should also have some experience in assessment and treatment of older adults, acute rehabilitation patients, and/or individuals with chronic diseases and acquired disabilities. Position available September 1, 2012. Competitive salary and benefits package.
Please contact Erin Emery, Ph.D. at email@example.com to inquire about the position.
To apply: Please email CV and cover letter to Dr. Emery at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please have three letters of support emailed directly from letter writers to Dr. Emery. All graduate work must be completed prior to beginning the fellowship.
Erin E. Emery, Ph.D.
Director of Geriatric and Rehabilitation Psychology
Rush University Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Rush University
Department of Behavioral Sciences
1653 W. Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612
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