Boston Children’s Hospital

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology

Division of Adolescent Medicine

2018-2019 Academic Year

Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Program (LEAH)

The Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Program offers a one-year pediatric psychology training fellowship in the multidisciplinary Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine.

The fellowship includes providing empirically based treatment in the eating disorder programs and the outpatient mental health program.  Treatment is provided in a primary and specialty care setting that addresses a range of presenting challenges including: psychiatric disorders, domestic violence, substance abuse, and diversity and gender issues.

The program offers intensive interdisciplinary curricula, including seminars in adolescent health, advocacy, public policy, and prevention.  The fellowship consists of clinical training in pediatric psychology, teaching responsibilities, and participation in ongoing research is required.


The successful applicant will have a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology or school psychology from an APA/CPA accredited doctoral program and have completed a pre-doctoral internship at an APAP/CPA accredited program. The starting date for fellowship is Tuesday, September 4th, 2018.  Boston Children’s Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should complete the Boston Children’s Hospital Postdoctoral Fellowship application (“Application for Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship”) to Ms. Carol Berne, Department of Psychiatry, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Her phone number is 617-355-4563 and her email is: Applications materials need to be received by Monday January 4, 2018.

Materials to include in your application:

1)      The completed application

2)      Letter of interest

3)      Curriculum vitae

4)      Three letters of reference

5)      Two psychological or neuropsychological reports

6)      Certified transcript of doctoral work

Link to the Application

The Director of the LEAH Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship, Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, ABPP can be reached at 617-355-6734 or

The Associate Director of the LEAH Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship, Emily Pluhar, PhD can be reached at