Curriculum

The fellowship program prepares the fellow in many aspects of medical psychology, with a special emphasis on interdisciplinary care. Educational components include the pathophysiology of common diseases; functional, neuropsychological, rehabilitative and other effective assessment methodologies; and concepts of treatment and management in both the acute and long-term care environments. During the fellowship, research is supported, and educating medical students and resident physicians is integrated into the training program. The well-rounded education includes:

  • Psychopharmacology curriculum (12-month course)
  • Pathophysiology (1 semester course in first year)
  • Clinical Health Psychology and Core Curriculum Seminars (3-hour session weekly)
  • Rehabilitation Seminars (1 hour weekly)
  • Leadership and Management Seminars (PGY II)
  • Continuing medical education lectures
  • Behavioral Grand Rounds
  • Trauma conference and weekly rounds
  • Journal Club
  • Guest speakers
  • Noon conferences

Upon completion, fellows are prepared for credentialing and board-certification exams, leadership and supervisory roles in medical education and training, a variety of practice settings including hospital and ambulatory practice, and scholarly research review and implementation.

Click here for additional information on the Medical Psychology Fellowship or for details on our Medical Psychology Fellowship Selection Criteria and the objectives of our teaching program.