Psychology Fellow 1
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Rhode Island Hospital
and its Hasbro Children's Hospital
The fellowship is primarily a research position; 90% is research work and 10% is clinical work. The fellow will be exposed to various aspects of clinical and research work related to adult populations. This will be achieved by participation in the following activities: § Diagnostic Evaluations: The fellow will collaborate with the Principal Investigator within the MIDAS project, which has successfully integrated a research program into clinical practice. Psychiatric outpatients and candidates for bariatric surgery are comprehensively evaluated with semi-structured diagnostic interviews including the SCID for Axis I disorders, SIDP for Axis II disorders, family history of psychiatric disorders, and psychosocial functioning. These activities involve approximately 60% time effort. § Grant and manuscript writing: The fellow will be encouraged to develop a grant idea and submit a grant proposal by the end of the fellowship term. The fellow will be encouraged to collaborate on manuscript preparation and poster submissions at national conferences such as ABCT and APA conventions. Individually tailored goals will be established in this area. This will involve approximately 20% of time allocated for grant and manuscript-related activities. The fellow will be required to participate in weekly journal club meetings conducted at the Bayside Medical Center, where most recent research findings are discussed and critiqued. The fellow also will be required to participate in weekly research staff meetings conducted at the Bayside Medical Center. The fellow will participate in the weekly postdoctoral research seminars offered through the Brown University Post Doctoral Training Program. These include seminars on grant writing and other clinical research topics and will involve approximately 10% effort. Clinical Activity Plan Treatment and clinical assessment services: The diagnostic evaluations conducted as part of the MIDAS project count as clinical hours towards licensure. The fellow will provide also clinical services including individual and/or group therapy for outpatients presenting for treatment as-usual, as well as those participating in the Bariatric Surgery Program. The total time effort will not exceed 10%. The fellow will be required to participate in weekly case presentations conducted at the Bayside Medical Center. The fellow will be required to participate in monthly departmental case conference meetings conducted at the RIH auditorium. Qualifications : PhD must be awarded prior to start date.
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