This 24-month fellowship, beginning between July 1 and September 1, 2019, is focused primarily on adult clinical neuropsychology. The fellowship meets Houston Conference Guidelines for training in neuropsychology and has recently been approved for membership by the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology. The fellowship involves opportunities to see adult patients through the general Neuropsychology Clinic and specialty neuropsychology clinics. Pediatric training opportunities are also available for interested applicants.

Why Wake Forest

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, is a Level I trauma center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and home to the Wake Forest School of Medicine, with a total of 198 buildings spanning 428 acres. The medical center was ranked by US News and World Report as being among the nation’s best hospitals in seven areas, including Neurology, where the fellowship is housed. The Neurology Department is home to a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, and a new Neuroscience ICU, and has subspecialty clinics in neuromuscular/ALS, Movement Disorders, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, and Pediatric Neurology. Winston-Salem is a small, picturesque city located less than 2 hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains and 4 hours from the NC coast.

As with most academic medical centers, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center strives to fulfill the integrated missions of patient care, research and teaching, and providing patients with leading-edge technology and clinical trials. The objective of providing high-quality clinical care and research training to postdoctoral level fellows is very much in accord with the tripartite institutional mission of the Medical School and Medical Center. More specifically, as with other graduate medical education programs at the School of Medicine, our program mission is to train professionals who will become recognized as leaders in clinical care, applied research, and education.

Program Benefit Highlights

As a postdoc Clinical Neuropsychology fellow, you will receive:

  • Health insurance
  • Personal time off (sick leave, vacation time, time for professional development)
  • A small professional development fund each year.

Stipends are based on NIH training guidelines.