This 24-month fellowship, beginning between August 2 and September 7, 2021, is focused primarily on adult clinical neuropsychology. The fellowship meets Houston Conference Guidelines for training in neuropsychology and is a member of 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 (lifepsan track).
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. As with most academic medical centers, Wake Forest Baptist Health 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's mission is to train professionals who will become recognized as leaders in clinical care, applied research, and education.
The Neurology Department at Wake Forest is home to a variety of centers and clinics where you may rotate during your fellowship and include:
- Comprehensive Stroke Center
- Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
- Neuroscience ICU
- Subspecialty clinics in neuromuscular/ALS, Movement Disorders, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, and Pediatric Neurology.
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.