Emory University (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine)




Director: Suzanne Penna, PhD, ABPP/CN 
Emory University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
1441 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322 
Telephone #: 404.712.7761
Fax #: 404.712.1652 
E-mail address: spenna@emory.edu

We will not be recruiting for the 2020-2022 academic years.

For a detailed program description click on this link: http://www.rehabmed.emory.edu/education.training/neuropsychology.training/fellowship.html

Program will do interviews at INS: No

Policy regarding on-site interviews: We are happy to provide on-site interviews, althrough they are optional and subject to faculty availability. Other interview arrangements are also posible (e.g., telephone, Skype) if applicants are unable to come to INS. Interview location is not considered in the selection process.

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 18 

Clinical neuropsychologists: 2 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 2 Consultants 
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 1 Consultant (see webpage for faculty) 

Other psychologists: 32 Full-time; 1 Part-time; 1 Consultant 
With ABPP: 9 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 1 Consultant 

Graduate training of residency applicants: 

Preferred: Clinical psychology, Neuropsychology 
Accepted: Counseling psychology 
Not Accepted: Non APA/CPA-approved graduate programs or non-APPIC internships 

Primary emphasis: Adult Neuropsychology 

Emphases of training opportunities: 

Strong: neuropsychological assessment, cognitive rehabilitation, prospective and archival research, supervision of graduate practicum students
Moderate: rehabilitation psychology, inpatient assessment and intervention
Weak: psychotherapy experience available if an area of interest, forensics limited 

Availability of patient populations: 

Strong: Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury (including Sports Concussion); Neurodegenerative Disorders, Outpatient Populations   
Moderate: Brain Tumor, Organ Transplant (heart, lung, liver, kidney), Racial/Ethnic Minorities 
Weak: Demyelinating Disease (e.g., Multiple Sclerosis), Epilepsy, Movement Disorders

updated 10/22/2019