Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Training

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offers numerous postdoctoral clinical and research opportunities across a range of interest areas. Below is a list of the formal fellowships and research training we offer, but there are also numerous additional opportunities available with individual researchers. In addition to the information provided here, interested persons should review the work of the various laboratories and research groups within the department and contact those researchers directly if they wish to explore specific opportunities.

Postdoctoral Clinical and Research Training

NIH T-32 Postdoctoral Research Training

Postdoctoral Psychology Training

To find more opportunities with individual researchers: Index of Research Programs, Labs, and Projects in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Postdoctoral Clinical and Research Training

Alexander Wilson Schweizer Fellowship

The Alexander Wilson Schweizer Fellowship funds up to a two-year position in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, which is renowned for its tripartite mission of research, teaching, and clinical care. The Fellowship is a permanently endowed fund, whose income is used to support fellows working in depression or bipolar disorder. Historically, these funds have supported physicians expanding their clinical expertise, developing educational programs for the public about mood disorders, and/or working in our genetics laboratory to uncover the causes of mood disorders. Geneticists and neuroscientists are also encouraged to apply for the fellowship.

Applicants must have a M.D. and have completed a general psychiatry residency, or hold a Ph.D. in a related area of study. The Alexander Wilson Schweizer Fellowship is novel as applicants are encouraged to propose innovative ideas which will accelerate our understanding and treatment of depression and bipolar disorder or improve care and education. Close mentorship and supervision is provided by Dr. James Potash, Dr. Karen Swartz, and other faculty. Diverse opportunities for research and advanced clinical practice are available.  For more information about the Schweizer Fellowship.

Contact Karen Swartz, M.D., at [email protected]

Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry (BN & NP) Fellowship Program is a two-year program accredited by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS). The fellowship is a joint effort by the Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry. The fellowship provides supervised clinical experience, a didactic program, and research opportunities. At the end of the training, fellows will be eligible to take Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry certification examination.

Click here for a PDF of the BN & NP Fellowship goals and curriculum.

For further information or to apply, contact one of the following:

Milap Nowrangi M.D.
Director, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Division of Geriatric and NeuropsychiatryPsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
5300 Alpha Commons Dr.
Baltimore, MD 21225
Phone: 410-550-2295
Fax: 410-550-5992
Email: [email protected]
Nathan E. Crone, M.D.
Associate Director, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship
Professor of Neurology
Divisions of Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Cognitive Neuroscience
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe St., Meyer 2-147
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-955-6772
Fax: 410-614-8042
Email: [email protected]

Behavioral Sleep Medicine Postgraduate Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program is accepting applications for a one-year clinical fellowship starting Fall 2023. This fellowship is housed in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences on the Bayview Medical Center campus and is accredited by the Society for Behavioral Sleep Medicine (SBSM). Primary goals of the fellowship are to provide requisite training, supervision, and clinical experience to be eligible for state licensure and certification to become a Diplomat in Behavioral Sleep Medicine (DBSM) by the Board of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Clinical Care

Fellows will learn to flexibly deliver cognitive behavioral treatments for a range of sleep disorders using a case-conceptualization approach. Most patients are adults with insomnia, often with co-existing psychiatric and/or medical conditions. Additionally, fellows will obtain experience in the assessment and treatment of other sleep disorders, including cognitive behavioral approaches to improve CPAP adherence, treatment of circadian rhythm disorders, and parasomnias, as well as scoring and interpreting clinical actigraphy data. Interested fellows may also maintain a small caseload of general psychotherapy patients and/or obtain training in presurgical psychosocial bariatric assessments and weight management interventions.


Fellows will participate in a weekly sleep medicine seminar with Department of Medicine, Pulmonary, and Neurology sleep medicine fellows. Fellows will be expected to present at this seminar at least once during the year on a topic of their choosing. Behavioral Sleep Medicine fellows are also expected to attend a bi-monthly Sleep Research Seminar. In addition, fellows will have access to lectures offered in the rich academic environment of the Johns Hopkins University campus both within and outside the department.


In addition to training in the delivery of high quality clinical care, fellows will have the option to participate in research training, provided by matching the fellow's interests with ongoing faculty research and mentorship in four broad areas: (1) sleep in neuropsychiatric / behavioral disorders [e.g., drug use (amphetamine-type stimulants, benzodiazepines or opioids), sleep & neurotoxicity, traumatic brain injury, dementia, trauma / anxiety disorders]; 2) sleep in medical disorders (e.g., rheumatologic disease, chronic pain, burn injury, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer); 3) psychiatric, physiologic and behavioral dimensions of primary sleep disorders (e.g., restless leg syndrome, primary insomnia, sleep-disordered breathing, sleep bruxism, circadian rhythm disorders, and parasomnias), 4) physiologic and neurocognitive consequences of sleep deprivation. Fellows will be afforded the opportunity to collaborate and co-author manuscripts, conference presentations, and book chapters during their training.

Application Instructions

To be considered, applicants must have completed a PhD in Clinical Psychology from an American Psychiatric Association or Canadian Psychological Association accredited program by the time the fellowship starts. The stipend is consistent with National Institute of Health recommendations for postdoctoral fellows and includes generous benefits. To apply, please send and a two-page (maximum) cover letter before Dec 5, 2022 describing:

  1. Your behavioral sleep medicine and/or relevant clinical experience
  2. Your career goals
  3. What you would like to accomplish during this postdoctoral fellowship to advance your career goals
  4. When your degree is expected, including the dates of your successful dissertation defense

Please include: a copy of your curriculum vitae; graduate school transcript(s), and two letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors who comment on your clinical strengths and weaknesses. Successful applicants must demonstrate strong clinical skills in health psychology / behavioral medicine or training in cognitive behavioral therapy. Specific predoctoral experience in behavioral sleep medicine is a plus. Strong candidates will be offered the choice of a virtual or in-person interview with the Training Director and secondary faculty supervisor. We especially encourage applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups. Johns Hopkins is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer.

Send all application materials to:
Molly Atwood, PhD

[email protected]
Director of Clinical Training, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Other training faculty:

Luis Buenaver, PhD, DBSM
Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Michael Smith, PhD, DBSM
Director, Division of Behavioral Medicine
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Clinician Educator Fellowship

Advanced Specialty Training Program in Psychiatry Research Clinician Educator Fellowship

The mission of the fellowship is for participants to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills required to become effective, productive, and successful psychiatry clinician educators. The program takes place over one academic year at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Fellowship Curriculum

Fellows participate in multiple courses offered by the Johns Hopkins Bayview Office of Faculty Development, including the Longitudinal Program in Curriculum Development, the Longitudinal Program in Teaching Skills, and the ½ day Foundations of Educational Scholarship course. Fellows also participate in the Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP) Master Educator Course, pending availability.

Fellows attend bi-weekly academic psychiatry didactics on The Perspectives of Psychiatry and the Phipps psychiatric interview as well as bi-weekly service rounds – structured one-hour sessions led by the chair of the department of psychiatry in which a patient is presented and interviewed – and participate in facilitated discussions of patient formulations using The Perspectives of Psychiatry.

Fellows will meet regularly with the fellowship director and additional mentors to discuss their career goals and ongoing educational projects.

Fellows will teach a weekly psychiatry didactic to psychiatry trainees in a topic agreed upon by the fellow, the fellowship director, and educational leaders within the psychiatry clerkship and residency training program. They will also attend for one month on the inpatient psychiatry unit and will supervise psychiatry interns in the care of inpatients. Fellows may choose to pursue additional teaching activities opportunities, as available.

Fellowship Administration

Anne L. Walsh, MD
Director, Psychiatry Clinician Educator Fellowship Program

Margaret S. Chisolm, MD
Associate Director, Psychiatry Clinician Educator Fellowship Program

Applications are due September 15. For more information regarding the Clinician Educator Fellowship application process, please contact Dr. Anne Walsh ([email protected]).

Clinical/Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Eating Disorders

The Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is accepting applications for a two-year Clinical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Eating Disorders. The Department of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins Hospital was rated as the #1 Psychiatry Department in 2020 by US News and World Report. Approximately 80% of previous fellows acquired initial positions as faculty or staff at Johns Hopkins or other academic medical centers. This fellowship position provides opportunities to obtain both research and clinical experience in eating disorders, with dedicated research vs. clinical time for fellows estimated to be 50%/50%.

Ongoing clinical research projects include factors affecting outcome of hospital-based behavioral treatment, the role of anxiety in the onset and maintenance of disordered eating, and studies of eating behavior that examine decision-making, food choice, and the use of meal-based interventions. Additionally, fellows may engage in studies examining the onset or recurrence of disordered eating post-bariatric surgery, the use of psilocybin as a treatment for severe and enduring anorexia nervosa, and relapse prevention. The position includes the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues studying both animal models of eating disorders and the neuroscience of feeding behavior, and neuroimaging, as well as mentorship in the areas of grant writing, data management, and manuscript preparation.

Our clinical treatment program includes a behavioral hospital-based, integrated inpatient-partial hospitalization specialty program for patients diagnosed with Eating and Feeding Disorders. Treatment is provided by a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing evidence-based quality care, with a focus on weight restoration and normalization of eating behavior. Our outpatient and consultation clinic additionally provides initial psychiatric evaluations, outpatient cognitive-behavioral and family-based treatment and continuing care focused on relapse prevention for patients discharged from our inpatient-partial hospitalization programs. Fellows will have the opportunity to be involved in research across levels of care and will provide individual and family-based therapy in the outpatient clinic and may co-lead group therapy on our inpatient-partial hospitalization service. One-on-one weekly supervision appropriate for obtaining licensure will be provided.

Didactic opportunities include attendance at the Johns Hopkins Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science’s weekly Grand Rounds and Departmental Research Conference as well as weekly divisional research and clinical seminars. Financial and mentorship support is provided for attendance and presentation at an annual eating disorder conferences (ICED, AED, SSIB). This program is designed to prepare our fellows for an academic career in eating disorder research, and includes a strong clinical component.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D., past research experience including data management and familiarity with SPSS. Knowledge of advanced statistical methods is preferred. The successful applicant will also need to meet training and credentialing requirements necessary to practice clinically under the supervision of a Ph.D. or M.D. in the State of Maryland.


For information regarding or to apply, please contact Dr. Colleen Schreyer, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of Clinical Research, Eating Disorders Program, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine: [email protected] 

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship

Our ACGME-accredited Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry fellowship is incorporated into a one-year clinical training program at the Johns Hopkins Bayview and Johns Hopkins Hospital campuses. Graduates of ACGME-accredited residencies in general psychiatry are eligible for the fellowship. Supervised clinical rotations include (among others): 1) C-L psychiatry service, including dedicated half day on the burn-wound service; 2) community psychiatry outpatient clinic, with focus on niche area-focused case loads and 3) elective outpatient clinics. Elective opportunities offered include a choice of rotations through 7 core niche area paths (clinical areas of institutional expertise, and sites that involve high volume resident education). The paths include neuropsychiatry, collaborative care, ICU psychiatry, transplant psychiatry, reproductive psychiatry, HIV psychiatry and delirium quality improvement research. Additional electives are also offered in psychooncology, addiction medicine and protected research time.

Structured didactics are provided on a weekly basis in conjunction with the geriatric psychiatry and neuropsychiatry seminar series. Opportunities for research experiences are widely available, and scholarly activity is an expectation of the program. Fellows also receive teaching opportunities including direct supervision of residents, medical and physician assistance students in addition to formal didactics in teaching skills. Close clinical supervision and mentorship for scholarly productivity is provided by the program director and key faculty.

The program will start accepting applications July1st 2023, and will not accept any applications submitted after November 23rd, 2023. To apply, the following four documents are required: CV, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, and the ACLP common application form. 

Durga Roy, M.D.
Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Phone: 410-550-9616
Fax: 410-550-1336
email: [email protected]

We are accepting both ERAS applications as well as the common application form. If submitting the ACLP common application form, please submit applications to:

Alexia Brooks
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue, 4th Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21224

Phone: 410-550-0064
Email: [email protected]
(please copy [email protected] on all correspondence)

OCD and Decision-Making Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science is accepting applications for a two-year research and clinical fellowship in the obsessive compulsive and anxiety disorders group. Applicants must have a M.D. and have completed a general psychiatry residency or hold a Ph.D. in a related area of study. The goal of the fellowship is to develop research expertise and to benefit from training in OCD and anxiety disorders, with an emphasis on decision-making processes, in preparation for advanced academic or clinical appointments. The research opportunity includes multiple potential areas of focus including analysis of genomic data, neuroimaging, studies of mouse behavior, and behavioral phenotyping. (See areas of interest below)

Requirements for the fellowship include:

  • Fellow-initiated research project: The fellow is expected to develop a focused area of research - from design to publication (design, IRB approval, data collection, analysis, and manuscript preparation).
  • Participation in OCD and anxiety clinic: The fellow is expected to supervise clinic residents on a weekly basis.

Areas of Interest

  • Genetics
    • Analysis of genomic data: GWAS & Sequence data
    • Animal models of Genetic findings
  • Decision-making
    • Imaging aspects: PET or fMR
    • Behavioral measures of doubt
    • ERN
    • Smell recognition
    • Mouse and human work with Hussain Shuler model of time elements in decision-making
    • Epidemiology across internalizing disorders
  • Pregnancy and OCD
  • High-risk studies in OCD

For further information or to apply, contact:

Gerald Nestadt, MD, MPH
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N Wolfe St., Meyer 131
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-955-4838 | Fax: 410-614-5913 | email: [email protected]

Reproductive Psychiatry Fellowship

Advanced Specialty Training Program in Women’s Reproductive Psychiatry 

This is a training program designed to train board-eligible psychiatrists in the subspecialty field of women’s reproductive psychiatry. Reproductive psychiatry is the study and treatment of psychiatric illness during reproductive transitions – that is, during times characterized by hormonal flux and/or social role change. Specifically, that means pregnancy, the postpartum period, infertility, pregnancy loss, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and perimenopause.

  • Fifty percent of all patients are women; 80% of those will experience at least one pregnancy, and 50% of all pregnancies are unplanned. 
  • Perinatal mental illness is common, morbid and often missed.
  • In the United States, postpartum depression occurs after 15-20% of all pregnancies – yet we do not expect competency in treating it.

We believe that all psychiatrists should achieve a basic core level of competence in the assessment and treatment of women throughout the reproductive life cycle, but these disorders are complex and the literature is expanding exponentially. A PubMed search for “pregnancy and depression” will yield 10,000 hits, over 700 of which have been published in the past year alone. 

It is therefore vital that medical institutions train specialists in this area, and new fellowship programs are being added every year. At least 16 postgraduate training programs have already been established (up from 5 just 8 years ago), and many leading institutions (including Mass General and Columbia) already have established programs. 

Faculty Director:
Lindsay Standeven, M.D.

Number of trainees anticipated:
One bi-yearly 

Criteria for acceptance of trainees:
Medical school graduation and anticipated completion of core residency training in psychiatry prior to beginning of appointment

Length of program: 
Two years  

Program Overview

The fellowship is 50% research and 50% clinical.

Research experiences:

  • 2.5 days per week
  • enroll in biostatistics and epidemiology training from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 
  • serve as research study clinician, learn skills of data analysis, paper writing, and grant writing, applied to all studies in WMDC
  • engage in at least one major academic project extending over the entire fellowship, which should result in either a publishable paper or a grant application; can involve literature review, collection of data, analysis of preexisting data, for which trainee will take the lead role

Clinical experiences:

  • 2.5 days per week
  • ½ day per week: individual clinical experiences at WMDC, including new intakes and limited follow-up visits 
  • ½ day per week: WMDC residents’ clinic, intakes and follow-ups
  • ½ day per week: clinical care in interdisciplinary Women’s Wellness Center, focusing in perimenopause
  • 2 mornings per week: intakes and follow-ups in OB co-located care (JHOC and Nelson 2), focusing on perinatal 
  • All of the above experiences will include supervision of residents and medical students rotating on our service


  • Bi-monthly case conference with Drs. Payne, Osborne, Standeven, and 3rd year residents
  • Weekly individual supervision with Dr. Osborne for case management and discussion of research ideas
  • Weekly clinical supervision meeting with entire WMDC team
  • Weekly research meeting with entire WMDC team
  • Weekly didactics with 3rd year residents, repeated in a six-month cycle; first six-month cycle fellow will observe Dr. Osborne or Dr. Standeven; second 6-month cycle fellow will teach with observation and immediate feedback; second year fellow will teach independently 

Activities requiring faculty supervision: 
All trainees will receive weekly one-on-one supervision from Dr. Osborne for all cases. All trainees will also attend weekly group supervision within the division. The initial consult in each location will be done with faculty (Dr. Payne, Dr. Osborne, or Dr. Standeven) in attendance for the entire session. In addition, for all cases in the first 3 months the trainee will have in-person supervision from Dr. Osborne, who will discuss the plan and see the patient together with the trainee. For the second 3 months, for all cases requiring prescription of medication during pregnancy or breastfeeding, the trainee will be required to present the case to a faculty member for approval of the medication plan prior to prescription.


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NIH T32 Postdoctoral Research Training

Aging and Dementia Training Program

The goal of this pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training program is to train young investigators in age-related cognitive and neuropsychiatric disorders. It is an interdisciplinary program, funded by the National Institute on Aging, affiliated with the Department of Neurology and the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine, the Department of Mental Health at the School of Public Health and the Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences at the School of Arts and Sciences.

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to engage in original research under the supervision of a faculty member. Doctoral trainees must complete the required coursework for their degree program, complete qualifying examinations and a research dissertation.

Please contact Dr. Marilyn Albert for further information ([email protected]).

1620 McElderry Street
Reed Hall East – 2
Baltimore, MD 21205

Human Behavioral Pharmacology of Substance Abuse

Areas of research training include:

  • Clinical pharmacology of drugs of abuse
  • Medications development research
  • The cognitive neuroscience and behavioral toxicity of drugs of abuse
  • Abuse liability assessment
  • Behavioral treatment of substance abuse
  • Pharmacological treatment of substance abuse
  • Integration of behavioral and pharmacological treatments
  • Psychiatric comorbidity
  • Behavioral and neuropsychiatric assessment
  • Cognitive and psychomotor function
  • HIV risk behavior assessment
  • Clinical trials research methods and management
  • Addiction and pregnancy
  • Women's health issues

A broad range of abused substances is studied - opioids, cocaine, sedatives, alcohol, hallucinogens, club drugs, tobacco, caffeine. For more information about program resources, faculty, and publications see the Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit website.

For further information or to apply, contact:

George E. Bigelow, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit (BPRU)
The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
5510 Nathan Shock Drive
Baltimore, MD 21224-6823

fax: 410-550-0030
e-mail: [email protected]

Interdisciplinary Training in Psychiatry and Neuroscience

This program permits individuals who have completed their residency in psychiatry or neurology or a doctoral program in any relevant area to participate in either clinical or basic science training relating to neuropsychiatric diseases.  Postdoctoral fellows have the opportunity to do laboratory or clinical research with one of our faculty members, whose expertise include:

  • Molecular biology and genetics
  • Cell biology and biochemistry
  • Mouse genetics
  • Neurobiology and behavior
  • Clinical neuropsychiatry
  • Human genetics
  • Brain imaging

There is also a seminar and course program, individually tailored to the trainee. For more information about program faculty, publications and laboratories, please visit our website at

Applications from individuals who are members of under-represented minorities, have disabilities, or are from an economically disadvantaged background are strongly encouraged.

For further information or to apply, contact:

Christopher A. Ross, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Division of Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry
Ross Research Building, Room 618
720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore MD, USA, 21205

Interdisciplinary Pain Research (NIH/NINDS T32 supported)

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine offers a postdoctoral training program for both basic science and clinical researchers interested developing an academic career in pain research. Candidates must obtain their doctoral degree (MD, PHD, PSYD, DDS, etc.) prior to starting the fellowship. The training program is intended to develop postdoctoral trainees’ skills to become independent investigators in the interdisciplinary field of biobehavioral pain research. Candidates with some background in neuroscience or pain with evidence of commitment to a research career are preferred. The training program (1-2 years) incorporates coursework, mentored research experiences, an individual integrated research project, seminars, and exposure to professional development skills, including grant proposal and manuscript writing. In rare cases a third year may be possible. 

The overarching goal of the postdoctoral program is to prepare the next generation of innovative research leaders to work cooperatively within an interdisciplinary team to address the complex problem of pain. This program is supported by an NIH NINDS T32 training grant. The neuroscience of pain will be emphasized throughout the training. The fellowship incorporates coursework and mentored research experiences in at least two scientific domains that are synthesized by: 1) an integrated research project, 2) an extramural grant application, and 3) the writing and publishing of papers.

The training objectives are to: 1) develop an enhanced foundation in the neuroscience of pain; 2) engender a broad conceptualization of pain that includes, but is not limited to, neurobiologic, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and social processes; 3) develop skills for communicating, networking and collaborating with scientists in other disciplines; and 4) design and conduct an integrative pain research project. Each fellow will be collaboratively mentored by two core faculty with distinct domains of pain-related research expertise in either: 1) neuroscience, 2) clinical research and 3) behavioral or social science. Program faculty cut across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health.

Principal investigators for the grant are School of Medicine professors, Michael T. Smith, Ph.D. and Xinzhong Dong, Ph.D. 

Trainee Requirements: To be appointed to the T32 research training grant, an individual must be a citizen, a non-citizen national of the United States or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., in possession of a current, valid Alien Registration Receipt Card I-551, or must be in possession of other legal verification of such status). Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible for the T32.

Trainees must have received, as of the beginning date of the appointment, a MD/PhD, MD or PhD or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Written certification by an authorized official of the degree-granting institution that all degree requirements have been met, prior to the date training is to begin, is acceptable. Preference will be given to candidates with strong research interests and potential. Salary will be according to NIH fellowship and training stipend levels.

We especially encourage applications from members of under-represented minority groups. Johns Hopkins is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action equal opportunity employer. 

Applications: Admission to the program is rolling. Applicants who expect to have their doctoral degree conferred within one year are encouraged to apply early, however, fellows cannot start the program until their doctoral degree is conferred. To apply, please send a curriculum Vitae and a one page cover letter describing your career goals and areas of research interest related to pain research to: Michael T. Smith, Ph.D. at: [email protected] 

Psychology Postdoctoral Training

Adult Clinical Neuropsychology

This program provides two years of advanced training and supervision in the clinical application of scientific knowledge of normal and abnormal brain function and behavior, across the life span, to postdoctoral psychologists. The program includes didactic and practicum experiences in assessment and intervention that are consistent with the Policy Statement of the Houston Conference on Specialty Education and Training in Clinical Neuropsychology. Its aim is to develop in psychologists the clinical competencies that enable them to qualify for certification in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN/ABPP).  The residency program was one of the original members of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN), but is no longer participating in the match program.

For more information about our clinical programs and faculty visit the Medical Psychology webpages.

Download the Adult Clinical Neuropsychology Fellowship Program brochure

For further information or to apply, contact:

David Schretlen, M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Division of Medical Psychology
The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street, Meyer 218
Baltimore, MD 21287-7218