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Thank you for your interest in the Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. We select the most qualified candidates regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed,  sexual orientation or any other status protected by law. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

For more details on our admission requirements and program click on this document:
Residency Admissions, Support, and Outcome Data

Openings for the 2019 - 2020 fellowship year
(rolling acceptance of applications with the following preferred deadlines)

Preferred Application Deadline:    December 15, 2018 

*New slot accepting applications : preferred deadline: January 15, 2019


Child and Adolescent Track is recruiting for fellow(s) in the following concentration:

Child and Adolescent


Integrated Care Family Track (ICF) is recruiting for fellow(s) in the following concentrations:

ICF: Pediatrics

ICF: Functional Neurology

ICF: Family Medicine/Geriatric Internal Medicine


*New Adult Track:  We are pleased to be recruiting for a new track this year!  *preferred deadline 1/15/19

Adult: Behavior Health &Technology (BHT)

This new position focuses on the exciting integration of psychology with technology to create, test, and deliver interventions, and to use data processes, to improve mental health across a variety of settings. The primary placement for the BHT fellow is in the Department of Psychiatry ( and URMC’s Health Lab ( in partnership with the Department of Orthopedics. Clinical experiences include delivering short-term psychotherapy, assessment and consultation for adults with psychiatric and medical comorbidities in the Department of Psychiatry’s Comprehensive Telepsychiatry Program. The fellow will also be a member of the UR Project ECHO program, a statewide telementoring program for community-based clinicians.  The fellow will work with faculty on the development, use and testing of one (or more) smartphone clinical treatment and preventive interventions. Data processing projects will focus on the application of computer analytics (machine learning and artificial intelligence) to large patient reported outcome (PROMIS) datasets and the electronic medical record. In Orthopedics, the emphasis will be on exploring the impact of behavioral health disorders on patient health outcomes. In the Department of Psychiatry, the fellow will work with the Implementation, Dissemination, Evaluation & Analysis (IDEA) Core to implement and evaluate PROMIS in several clinical sites. The BHT fellow will participate in advanced training/education activities as part of the clinical psychology fellowship (e.g., Grand Rounds, Professional Development Seminar, URMC Diversity Conference Day, Suicide Prevention training with standardized patient experience, Multicultural Experiential Seminar, Ethics). Scholarship will involve contributing to grant submissions and manuscript preparation, in addition to a poster presentation at the Trainee Poster Day.


All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have completed an APA accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology graduate training program
  • Must have completed an APA accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology internship

Our fellowship adheres to the APPIC guidelines and utilizes the APPA CAS (APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral application).

        *If you have trouble with the APPA CAS system, please contact the portal technical assistance providers.


The following is a list of items to be included in your application:

  • Letter of interest stating which track and concentration you are interested in
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official graduate transcript(s) - mailed or emailed directly from school
  • Three letters of recommendation - addressed to Wendi Cross, Ph.D.
  • Two clinical work samples (de-identified)
  • A statement from your Training Director, or Dissertation Chair with the status of your dissertation.

   Application materials may be mailed to the Training Coordinator, Linda Brown at the address below
or via email at

   All applications are reviewed by training program faculty.  Interviews will be offered to selected applicants based on the degree of fit with our program.


Our Training Coordinator will be happy to help answer any of your questions regarding the application process.

Linda Brown
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
300 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY  14642
Phone: (585) 275-3563
Fax: (585) 276-2292