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Application Requirements

Prior completion of all doctoral degree requirements in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited program is required. We give preference to candidates with demonstrated experience in primary care, family medicine, and/or behavioral medicine/health psychology. Successful candidates commonly have practicum and internship experiences in primary care settings. Family therapy training is also valued.  

Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are especially sought after. Candidates who show enthusiasm for working in a diverse workforce with a diverse patient population are sought. Minority and candidates with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

We are an APPIC affiliated program and will follow their guidance about post-doctoral selection processes and timing. We adhere to the APPIC uniform notification date for post-doctoral selection. We will be accepting applications via the APPA CAS.  After October 1st more information will be available here

This is a two-year position. Advancement to year two is expected and encouraged. During the first-year fellows will be asked to sign a commitment letter confirming their acceptance of a second year of training. In rare instances, if advancement criteria are not met, a fellow may not be invited to continue training a second year; however, opportunity for remediation would be offered before this decision is made. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Applications are due January 5, 2021 at 11:59pm eastern time. 
  • Select candidates will be invited for virtual interviews on Friday, January 29, 2021. Unfortunately, given the ongoing public health crisis onsite interviews will not be possible. 
  • APPIC’s uniform notification date is February 22, 2021. 
  • Fellowship start date is July 1, 2021, a delay is allowed if the candidate is not available until August or September 2021.

Application Requirements 

After October 1st applicants will be asked to submit the following via the APPA CAS:

  • A cover-letter
  • A current CV
  • Two letters of reference

Your cover letter is a particularly relevant component of your application to discuss why our fellowship is of specific interest to you, how your prior experiences have prepared you for this fellowship, and what we can offer to expand your training and prepare you for your anticipated career path.

Please consider asking for letters of recommendation from supervisors who can speak to your clinical skills, professionalism, teaching skills, ability to take initiative and manage uncertainty, and your experience and ease working on a team.    

Further details can be found at the APPIC website

Virtual Interviews

Interviews are required. Select candidates will be invited for virtual interviews on Friday, January 29, 2021. Unfortunately, given the ongoing public health crisis onsite interviews will not be possible.

More details on the virtual interview process will be available in January. 

Fellowship Benefits

  • Salary is $42,000 ($44,000 the second year)
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Health and dental plans
  • Disability and life insurance
  • $750 professional funds allowance each year