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Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Training Overview

Programs

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offers two training programs:

Clinical Psychology (Adult Program)

Kate Corcoran, PhD
Program Director

Norah Simpson, PhD
Assistant Director

Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Sharon Williams, PhD
Program Director

Clinical Training

Fellows are trained in evaluation, assessment, and treatment. Fellows spend approximately 20 hours a week in direct patient care. The remaining fellowship hours are spent in supervision, didactics, and indirect patient care activities.

Didactics     

Stanford University is a rich learning environment and, as such, fellows participate in many didactic opportunities throughout the year. Below is a list of general didactics offered through the fellowship, followed by program specific didactics:

  • Professional Issues Workshop
  • Ethics and Legal Issues
  • Grand Rounds in Psychiatry
  • Seminar in Biostatistics

Adult Specific Didactics and Training Opportunities

  • Professional Development Seminar
  • Diversity and Inclusion Seminar
  • Supervision Training Seminar
  • Clinical CBT Psychotherapy Seminar
  • Subspecialty Clinic Meetings
  • Group Supervision

Child Specific Didactics and Training Opportunities

  • Psychology Seminar
  • Specialty Clinic Meetings
  • Group Supervision
  • Autism Spectrum Update
  • Diversity Forum

Supervision

Fellows receive a minimum of four hours of supervision each week, including a minimum of two hours of individual supervision. Supervision is primarily conducted by attending psychologists in the clinic or unit in which the fellow is seeing patients.

Fellowship Duration

The Clinical Psychology Fellowship is a one year position. It starts on September 1st of each year and ends on August 31st of the following year.

Fellowships in Child Psychology that have a research component are two year positions and also start on September 1st.

Adult Program Faculty

Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology - Adult) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology-Adult) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Public Mental Health and Population Sciences)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (General Psychiatry and Psychology-Adult)) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Clinical Instructor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child Program Faculty

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Development) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Cardiology
Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Administrative Policies and Procedures

Fellowship Start Date:  The postdoctoral fellowship year is anticipated to be 9/2/21-8/31/22 (exact dates TBD)

Stipend:  $64,268 + generous benefits

Application Requirements and Process

All applicants must have completed:

  1. APA- or CPA-accredited graduate programs in clinical or counseling psychology
  2. APA- or CPA-accredited internship; and
  3. all requirements for their PhD or PsyD prior to the beginning of their appointment

Application Process

  1. A cover letter specifying the position to which you are applying and your aims
  2. Your CV
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. If at the time of application your dissertation has not been completed, please submit a letter from your dissertation chair documenting the timeline for completion of the dissertation.

Stanford University School of Medicine is committed to fostering a diverse community in which all individuals are welcomed, respected, and supported to achieve their full potential. Our program emphasizes recruitment and acceptance of a diverse class of fellows. We invite applicants to share any information that would be helpful in their application to our program.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Applications are due by January 4, 2021.

Questions?

Adult Fellowship

Karen Saltzman                   
karen.saltzman@stanford.edu

Child and Adolescent Fellowship

Maryam Mossadeghian
mary282@stanford.edu

Accreditation and Approval

  • The fellowship program is approved by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).
  • The fellowship is accredited by the APA Commission on Accreditation, 750 First St. NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242, (202) 336-5979. Email: apaacred@apa.org