University of Washington

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

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Rehabilitation Psychology Fellowship

Accreditation Status:
The Rehabilitation Psychology Fellowship is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Questions related to the program's accreditation status only should be directed to the Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002. Ph: (202) 336-5979. Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation.

Overview:
The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine offers two clinical Rehabilitation Psychology fellowships. These fellowships focus on patient care at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and Harborview Medical Center (HMC).

The clinical postdoctoral fellowships in rehabilitation psychology at the University of Washington School of Medicine are designed to develop psychologists who ascribe to the scientist-practitioner model and who are competent in working with various rehabilitation medicine patient populations. The most common types of patients served include those with traumatic brain injuries, cerebral vascular accidents, spinal cord injuries, severe burn injuries, chronic disease such as multiple sclerosis, physical traumas such as that occurring after motor vehicle accidents, and chronic pain.

Program Data

Postdoctoral Program Admissions

Date Program Tables were updated: December 1, 2017

Description of Program:
The clinical postdoctoral fellowships in rehabilitation psychology at the University of Washington School of Medicine are designed to develop psychologists who ascribe to the scientist-practitioner model and who are competent in working with various rehabilitation medicine patient populations.
Requirements
The clinical postdoctoral fellowships in rehabilitation psychology at the University of Washington School of Medicine are designed to develop psychologists who ascribe to the scientist-practitioner model and who are competent in working with various rehabilitation medicine patient populations. Successful applicants are in good standing in an APA or CPA accredited internship and graduate program, have completed internship and all graduate program requirements.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Residents 44,556
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Residents  
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern? [X] Yes [  ] No
If access to medical insurance is provided:  
Trainee contribution to cost required? [  ] Yes [X] No
Coverage of family member(s) available? [X] Yes [  ] No
Coverage of legally married partner available? [X] Yes [  ] No
Coverage of domestic partner available? [X] Yes [  ] No
Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 21 days
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave 17 days
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave? [X] Yes [  ] No

Other Benefits Include:


Initial Post-Residency Positions

  2013-2016
Total # of residents who were in the 3 cohorts 7
Total # of residents who remain in training in the residency program 0
  PD EP
Community mental health center    
Federally qualified health center    
Independent primary care facility/clinic    
University counseling center     
Veterans Affairs medical center     
Military health center     
Academic health center    4
Other medical center or hospital    2
Psychiatric hospital     
Academic university/department   1
Community college or other teaching setting    
Independent research institution    
Correctional facility    
School district/system    
Independent practice setting   1
Not currently employed    
Changed to another field    
Other    
Unknown    

Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time. For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.

 

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