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Child & Adolescent Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships Pediatric Neuropsychology Fellowship

Pediatric Neuropsychology Fellowship

NYU Grossman School of Medicine offers a two-year Pediatric Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship within the Neuropsychology and Learning Service at the Child Study Center, part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone.

The postdoctoral fellowship, offered through the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, is intended for psychologists who have successfully completed an American Psychological Association (APA) or a Canadian Psychology Association (CPA) accredited doctoral program and pre-doctoral internship. Qualified candidates with comparable experience in neuropsychology are encouraged to apply and may also be considered. The fellowship aims to broaden your skills in providing comprehensive neuropsychological assessments  to children, adolescents, and young adults with neurodevelopmental issues, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), acquired brain injury, autism spectrum disorder, epilepsy, learning disabilities, and those related to neonatal complications. These include prematurity, low birth weight, and other medically related conditions. A limited permit is also required at start of fellowship.

Upon completion of the fellowship, you gain the clinical and research skills for independent practice in pediatric neuropsychology, as well as the knowledge base to pursue board certification in clinical neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-CN).

The co-directors of clinical service are Daniela Montalto, PhD; Meghan L. Jorgenson, PsyDAlanna Gold, PhD; and Lauren Fiedler, PsyD

Fellowship Training

As a postdoctoral fellow, you conduct outpatient neuropsychological assessments with children, adolescents, and young adults at the Child Study Center and perform consultations and advocacy around neurodevelopmental issues at local schools and community organizations.

You attend weekly clinical psychiatry grand rounds, neuropsychology case conferences, child and adolescent psychology seminars, and seminars at NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

As a second year fellow, you also have the opportunity to gain experience with organizational skills training and remediation, parent–child interaction therapy, and family therapy.

During your fellowship, you will also engage in clinical research projects within the department and through collaborations across the medical center. You are required to submit at least one poster  or manuscript yearly for presentation at a national conference.  

How to Apply

We accept postdoctoral fellowship applications up until January 2nd, 2020. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and a de-identified neuropsychological evaluation report you completed on a child or adolescent to