Primary Care Health Psychology Fellowship

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Application Process

The University of Mississippi Medical Center's Department of Family Medicine is accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in health psychology/behavioral medicine. Appointment date is between July and September 2019 with some flexibility. For more information regarding the fellowship, please visit our website at: https://www.umc.edu/som/Departments%20and%20Offices/SOM%20Departments/Family%20Medicine/Education/Primary-Care-Health-Psychology-Fellowship/Overview.html

Description

This fellowship prepares psychologists for careers in academic health centers by providing supervised clinical, teaching, and research/scholarly activity opportunities. Fellows provide outpatient clinical services in a Family Medicine residency training primary care clinic and receive inpatient consultation experience at a 500-bed tertiary care community hospital. Fellows are actively involved in the didactic training and teaching of Family Medicine residents and other trainee groups. Scholarly activities include authorship opportunities (independent or established research) with a focus on behavioral interventions within primary care settings. During the fellowship, individuals are supported in their work towards licensure; EPPP study materials are provided as well as protected examination preparation time.

Compensation

Fellows' stipends are $44,500 (first year) and $49,000 (second year) with liberal benefits (health insurance; retirement; personal, educational, and professional leave; and 10 holidays).

Eligibility

Candidates should have completed or be near completion of their doctoral degree from an APA or CPA accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology, including the completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship.

 How to Apply

Applications should be either postmarked or sent via email by the deadline of December 28, 2018. This fellowship does abide by the uniform notification date. To apply please submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation to: 

Molly S. Clark, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Fellowship Director, Family Medicine
C/o MaChandra Forest-Wilder
UMMC - Department of Family Medicine
2500 N. State St.
Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: (601) 984-5425
Fax: (601) 984-6835
E-mail: mforestwilder@umc.edu