University of Nebraska Medical Center


Contact Information:
Amelia Nelson Sheese, PhD, ABPP-CN
Training Director
Department of Neurological Sciences
Neuropsychology Division
988425 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-8425
Phone: 402-552-6094
Fax: 402-552-7701

Program Information:

For a detailed program description, please email Dr. Nelson at the address above or visit our website:

Program will do interviews at INS: Yes, preferred
Policy regarding on-site interviews: Optional

Application deadline: Friday, January 17, 2020
Residency start date: August-September 2020

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 1
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2 

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 3 (neuropsychology plus health psychology)

Clinical neuropsychologists: 7 Full-time, 2 Part-time
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time (see webpage for faculty)

Other psychologists: 12 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants
With ABPP: 2 Full-time (Counseling Psychology and Clinical Psychology); 0 Part-time; 0 Consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology
Accepted: Counseling Psychology
Not Accepted: Non APA/CPA approved graduate programs or internships

Primary emphasis: Adult Neuropsychology

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Outpatient neuropsychological evaluation and consultation, multidisciplinary communication, shadowing of related professions
Moderate: Inpatient assessment of capacity; Research; Supervision by fellow of psychometrists
Weak: Forensics; Rehabilitation Psychology; Psychotherapy

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Movement disorders; Mild Cognitive Impairment; Dementia; Epilepsy; Neuro-oncology; Solid-Organ Transplantation
Moderate: Concussion/TBI; Multiple Sclerosis; Stroke; Psychiatric disorders
Weak: Rehabilitation; Neurodevelopmental disorders

Last updated: 10/30/2019