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  • Interview and Application

    Although most of our applicants who have been offered residency slots have visited Mississippi, face-to-face interviews are not mandatory (residents have been selected without an interview). However, past residents have stressed the importance of the interview in their decision to select the UMMC/VAMC clinical psychology residency. Also, the selection committee would very much like to have the opportunity to meet prospective candidates. After we receive your application and letters from your mentors, we will let you know if you have been selected for an interview. Once you are selected, you will be assigned to a team of residents who will be responsible for coordinating your interview and assisting you in finding a place for you to stay while visiting Jackson.

    The current economic climate may limit the number of interviews some applicants can undertake. We certainly understand, and want to work with interviewees in any way possible. If you think you may have trouble traveling to an interview, please let us know. Also, please make every effort to introduce yourself to a faculty member while at upcoming conferences such as ABCT and NAN. We want to put a face to a name.  Application deadline is November 1.


    Please e-mail TaiYania Wooten, Program Coordinator, for information about the program and application process.

    The program application can be completed online at Please be sure to attach your CV and 3 letters of recommendations to your online application.

    If you have general questions about the Consortium, please contact:

    • T. David Elkin, Ph.D., ABPP
              Director, Clinical Psychology Residency & Post Doctoral Training Programs 
              Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychology 
              University of Mississippi Medical Center 
              2500 N. State St.
              Jackson, MS 39216-4505 
              Phone: (601) 984-5855

    *Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

    • Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
              American Psychological Association
              750 First St., NE, Washington, DC 20002
              Phone: (202) 336-5979