Family/Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
This position includes intensive clinical training in integrated care, primary care behavioral health, and medical family therapy. There are many opportunities for collaborative care with physicians and other health professionals, inter-professional education, family therapy training, teaching, and scholarship in urban primary care settings. Time is equally divided between three settings: an urban, primary care family medicine clinic, a community based hospital (Highland Hospital) affiliated with URMC, and a skilled nursing facility. The fellow provides behavioral health consultation and brief therapy to family medicine patients and families, many of whom are disadvantaged. There is daily opportunity for collaboration and consultation with medical professionals, as the fellow serves a critical role in interdisciplinary team-based care. At Highland Hospital and the skilled nursing facility, the fellow serves as an educator to internal medicine residents in the Hospital-to-Home program. The fellow provides one-to-one coaching pertaining to geriatric patient care and late-life transitions. Additionally, the fellow has opportunity to develop skills in inter-professional teaching, working with residents from internal and family medicine in multiple group formats.
This position is a 2-year fellowship that is part of APA Accredited Psychology Training Program, and will begin on August 1st, 2019. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is located in a culturally diverse and vibrant community in upstate New York. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity. Members of underrepresented groups, including people of color and those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
REQUIRED: Successful completion of an APA accredited doctorate and APA accredited internship program in clinical or counseling psychology.Apply