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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals

Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta- Emory Univeristy School of Medicine

We are pleased to announce the availability of one 12-month postdoctoral fellowship position in Pediatric Psychology for the 2013-2014 academic year. This fellowship position is based at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), which provides advanced diagnostic and clinical care, as well as innovative treatment and research options to children, adolescents and young adults from birth to age 21. The Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship is affiliated with the Emory University School of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program in Professional Psychology and a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).

Applicants must have: Completed an APA-accredited psychology doctoral program and internship; Training in pediatric psychology; Interest and experience in a scientist-practitioner model of psychology; Solid assessment training and experience.

Fellows provide consultation-liaison services to inpatient and outpatient interdisciplinary teams, participate in comprehensive adolescent transition clinics, and deliver short term cognitive-behavioral therapy for children, adolescents and family members. The fellows also provide psychological and neuropsychological evaluations with opportunities for school consultation. Fellows conduct supervision of graduate students and participate in clinical research activities.

Hematology/Oncology (Recruiting for 1 of 2 total positions): These positions are based in the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, a national leader among childhood cancer, hematology, and blood and marrow transplant programs, serving infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Recognized as one of the top pediatric cancer centers in the country by Child magazine, the Aflac Cancer Center treats more than 300 new cancer patients each year and follows more than 1,700 patients with Sickle Cell Disease, Hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

These positions offer advanced clinical and research training in Hematology/Oncology. Primary pediatric populations include: Oncology, Neuro-Oncology, Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Sickle Cell Disease, and Hemophilia. There are a variety of current psychological research opportunities in Sickle Cell Disease, Oncology, and Cancer Survivorship. Questions or other inquiries regarding the hematology/oncology positions can be directed to: Jordan Gilleland, PhD, jordan.gilleland@choa.org.

Additional details about the Emory University School of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program in Professional Psychology can be found at our website: http://www.psychiatry.emory.edu/education/fellowships/professional_psychology/index.html

Application Materials
1. Form specifying which position(s) the candidate is applying for and the rank ordering of the positions (Link: RANK ORDER LIST)
2. Letter detailing clinical and research interests
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Official graduate transcripts
5. Four letters of reference (this must include one from the director of the graduate school program or dissertation chair attesting to performance in graduate school and likelihood of completion of all requirements for graduation prior to 10/15 and one from someone at the internship training site)
6. Representative publications

Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled and should be electronically submitted to Dr. Kaslow (see contact info below) and cc Dr. Gilleland (Jordan.gilleland@choa.org):

Nadine Kaslow, PhD, A.B.P.P.
Chief Psychologist at Grady Hospital
Director of Postdoctoral Training, Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Grady Health System, 13 Floor
Phone: 404-616-4757
Fax: 404-616-2898
Email: nkaslow@emory.edu

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