Skip to main content
Explore URMC



Information for New Postdocs

Linda Brown, Psychology Training Coordinator
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642-8409
Phone: (585) 275-3563
Fax: (585) 276-2292

Summary of Requirements

SMH Medical Staff Appointment Required Forms

The Trainee Information Form will start the process off. This will be emailed to you from the training coordinator. Please send this back as soon as you can. It only takes moments to complete.

Next you will receive an email from the Hospital's Medical Staff Office with a link to our on-line application process. A second email will be sent with password information. Most questions can be directed to that office, but our office may also help with the process.

Mandatory Health Requirements

Your appointment to Strong Memorial Hospital will also require a health screening through the office of Employee Health / Strong Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM), including a review of required vaccinations. This screening will also require a successful drug and alcohol screening. We would like this screen to be scheduled in advance of your start date prior to orientation. Information regarding appointment scheduling will be available in your offer packet..

Intellectual Property Agreement

Please print legibly your name and program name, and sign your name. The Intellectual Property Agreement form will be on file in the Psychology Education Office.

Federal Tax Withholding Form

Complete the Federal Tax Withholding form with your Rochester address.

New York State Tax Withholding Form

Complete the New York State Tax Withholding form with your Rochester address.

NYS Limited Permit Requirements

The Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program and the University of Rochester, University of Rochester Medical Center require all of our psychology postdoctoral fellows to acquire a New York State Limited Permit. Information and forms can be found on the NYSED Office of the Professions website.

More details and instructions will be included in our offer letter packet.

Summary of Benefits

Fellows will have 20 vacation days,and 5 additional days to use for professional development (attendance to conferences, workshops, etc.), 7 paid holidays, life insurance, disability insurance, profesional liability insurance, also choice of medical and dental plans. Details regarding benefits will be discussed during orientation. The University of Rochester reserves the right to modify, amend or terminate the plans at any time.