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    Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Director
    Meg Zeller, PhD
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
    3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 3015
    Cincinnati, OH 45229
    meg.zeller@cchmc.org  

    Candidates for the Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology Fellowship or Neuropsychology Fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center must have completed their doctoral degree requirements by the start of the fellowship. Applicants who have not completed their dissertations at the time of application are required to provide a letter from their advisers stating the expected completion date, and this date must occur before the start of the fellowship.

    All candidates should be from a graduate program in clinical, counseling, neuropsychology or school psychology, approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) and must be from an APA-approved internship program. Experience with children is a must.

    Instructions for Submission

    Applicants must complete the following:

    Submit the completed materials to:

    Postdoctoral Training Program
    c/o Vicky Sanders
    Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    MLC: D-3015
    3333 Burnet Ave., D4.62
    Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

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    Verification of PhD

    Prior to the first day of the fellowship, the fellow must bring a diploma or a letter from the director of graduate studies verifying completion of all degree requirements pending the granting institution’s graduation ceremony.

    Pre-Employment Testing

    Tuberculosis (TB) testing and verification of up-to-date immunizations are a requirement for employment at Cincinnati Children’s. Cincinnati Children’s is a drug-free and smoke-free environment. All new employees are required to submit to a drug urine screen prior to hiring. Cincinnati Children’s also conducts a criminal records check on all final candidates for employment, as required by Ohio state law.

    Contract, Stipends and Benefits

    Contract

    Cincinnati Children’s offers a variety of benefits for fellows. These benefits are described in our current Clinical Psychology Fellowship contract, which you can in portable document format (.pdf).

    Stipends and Benefits

    At Cincinnati Children’s, Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship stipends and benefits typically begin in July or September depending on the fellowship start date.

    For two-year fellowships, the decision to continue the fellowship for a second year is finalized in December of the first year.

    Cincinnati Children’s offers several health insurance plans from which to choose; all require minimal financial contribution from the fellow. Fellows have 15 days a year of vacation and eight pre-set holidays in addition to sick leave (same as medical fellows). Additional leave is granted for workshop or conference attendance as deemed appropriate by fellowship mentor(s).

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