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).
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.
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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Fellows conduct outpatient neuropsychological and educational assessments with children, adolescents, and young adults. All aspects of the assessment process are supervised by licensed staff neuropsychologists.
Opportunities for follow-up care with patients also exists, with the goal of evaluating neuropsychological status and providing recommendations for interventions, treatment and further assessment. Responsibilities also include school consultation and advocacy.
Fellows are expected to give presentations at schools and local community organizations. In addition, they serve as consultants to treatment and education services at the Child Study Center.
Opportunities for scholarly activity are promoted. The Child Study Center is a comprehensive child and adolescent mental health center that conducts treatment, research, outreach, and education in the academic Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health.
We are actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and are taking steps to protect the safety of our providers and patients. Currently, the experiences of this post-doctoral fellowship are available virtually, but some in-person work may be required.
How to Apply
We accept postdoctoral fellowship applications up until January 8th, 2021. 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