Center for Neuropsychological Services, UNM Hospital, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences



Program director name: Andrea Sherwood, PhD, ABPP-CN

Mailing address: 1 University of New Mexico
                         MSC 09 5030
                         Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Telephone #: 505-272-8833
Fax #: 505-272-8316
e-mail address:

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Program will do interviews at INS: Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: Interviews are offered by invititation at the INS meeting but are not required, and inability to interview at INS will not affect candidates' ranking. Telephone or televideo interviews may be arranged for candidates unable to attend INS. On-site interviews are also possible but would be arranged at candidate's expense.

Application deadline: January 10, 2020

Residency start date: Flexible, but ideally August 2020

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 2

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 4 (2 adult, 2 pediatric)

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology (neuropsychology): 13 hospital-wide; 0 in our program

Clinical neuropsychologists: 8 Full-time, 2 Part-time, 2 PRN

With ABCN/ABPP: 3 Full-time (other clinicians currently in the processing of becoming ABPP)

Other psychologists: 0

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology (scientist-practitioner programs strongly preferred)
Accepted: Counseling psychology or School Psychology with strong neuropsychology training
Not Accepted: Non-APA/CPA-accredited program/internship

Primary emphasis: Adult and pediatric neuropsychology, with opportunities in lifespan & geriatric neuropsychology 

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation, multi-disciplinary team consultation, research, preparation for board certification
Moderate: Inpatient assessment, training in supervision
Weak: rehabilitation, forensics (not available), psychotherapy

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: ethnic/linguistic diversity, neurodegenerative dementias, cerebrovascular disease, movement disorders, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, medical conditions (e.g., renal transplant), oncology, neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., intellectual disability, language disorders, developmental coordination disorders), genetic disorders, ADHD, LD
Moderate: psychiatric disorders, autism spectrum disorder
Weak: psychiatric differentials, personality disorders (in the absence of cognitive concerns)

Updated:  11/08/2019