St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospitals
Closed - Not participating in the 2017-2018 Match.
Name of Externship: Mt. Sinai West
Department of Neurology, Neuropsychological Assessment Practice
Name of Director/Coordinator: Joanne Festa, PhD
- 425 West 59th Street
6th Floor Neurology
New York, NY 10019
Telephone: (212) 523- 8060
Fax: (212) 523 6962
Email: Joanne Festa, PhD
Start Date: End Date:
Mount Sinai West - Neuropsychology Training Program is seeking one full time extern enrolled in Ph.D. or Psy.D.program with specialization in neuropsychology
- Clinical Neuropsychology
Scheduling (e.g., required/optional days of week, # hrs per day, total hours per week, flexibility in scheduling):
- Full Time = Minimum of 16 Hrs/Wk
A full time externship can be comprised of any of these days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoon, Friday.
Required level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants):
- Previous testing experience preferred, coursework that included administration of the WAIS required.
Preferred level of readiness(any prior experiences preferred for applicants):
- Prefer 2nd through 4th year
Is there a stipend for externs?
Do you permit applications before January 21?
What materials need to be submitted?
- BRIEF cover letter stating testing experience
How should it be submitted?
- Email to Dr. Festa and use receipt notification
Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made):
- Applications are reviewed, best candidates are interviewed.
Description of Externship
Populations commonly served:
If any of these populations are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:
Training models offered:
- Inpatient and outpatient
If any of these models are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:
- Not specified.
Intervention training experiences commonly offered:
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If any of these intervention experiences are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:
- Not specified.
Assessment training experiences commonly offered:
- Diagnostic Intake Interview, case formulation, battery selection, test administration, scoring, interpretation, report writing.
- Opportunity to attend neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry grand rounds.
- Research Opportunities
If any of these assessment experiences are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:
- Not specified.
Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1 hour
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 hour
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This is an opportunity for an extern to expand their neuropsychological assessment experience with neurological, neurosurgical and medical patient populations. The extern will have the opportunity to conduct testing with inpatient and outpatient referrals. Experience with neuropsychological testing (WAIS-IV, memory tests, etc) is required but further training on administration, scoring and interpretation of neuropsychological tests will be provided. Externs will administer tests, score batteries, and prepare and write reports.
Clinical: The extern will participate in clinical neuropsychological assessment of inpatients and outpatients patients at the faculty practice of Roosevelt Hospital. Neurological, neurosurgical, medical, and rehabilitation patients are seen in the practice.
Duration: A full time externship, two days a week. July 2015 through June 2016. Duration can be expanded if desired. Start date can be flexible.
Weekdays: A full time externship can be comprised of any of these days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoon, Friday.
Opportunities for dissertation research abound! For students interested in developing a neuropsychological research study for master’s thesis or dissertation, there are several opportunities for research development.
Supervisor and Contact: Joanne Festa, PhD Director, Neuropsychology in Neurology Mt. Sinai West 425 West 59th Street – Suite 6A New York, NY 10032
212 523 8060 firstname.lastname@example.org