Applications for the 2017-2018 Postdoctoral Fellowship Program are being accepted until Thursday, January 5, 2017.
Welcome to the University of Utah Rehabilitation Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program! We are most excited to have you join our team and for us to be involved in your continued development as a psychologist, researcher, and professional. We strongly believe that professional practice in rehabilitation psychology benefits from supervised postdoctoral training providing both foundational and functional competences expected of a specialist in rehabilitation psychology.
The University of Utah Rehabilitation Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program involves clinical and research training at the University of Utah Hospital and School of Medicine. The patient populations served include individuals with spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular accidents, severe burn injury, chronic neurologic conditions, amputation, and trauma. This handbook describes the structure of the University of Utah Rehabilitation Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, including areas of training, clinical experiences, requirements, and research expectations. The values and goals of the University of Utah Rehabilitation Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program fall under the mission of the University of Utah Hospital and Health Care System.
University of Utah Hospital Mission
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center serves the people of Utah and beyond by continually improving individual and community health and quality of life. This is achieved through excellence in patient care, education, and research; each is vital to our mission and each makes the others stronger.
- We provide compassionate care without compromise
- We educate scientists and health care professionals for the future
- We engage in research to advance knowledge and well-being
Goal of the U's Rehabilitation Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
To train psychologists to be equipped to provide competent assessment, treatment, consultation, and research in rehabilitation psychology specialty practice.
- Research and scholarly inquiry
- Administration and management