Application Deadline Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks to appoint two full-time Postdoctoral Fellows in Primary Care Behavioral Health for a two-year position beginning in Fall of 2019. Applicants must have completed (degree conferred) a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program and completed an APA- accredited pre-doctoral internship.
The purpose of this unique fellowship is to train the next generation of primary care psychologists to become leaders who possess critical and systemic skills to support the empowerment of vulnerable populations in integrated primary care settings. Promoting social justice and empowerment among patients, families, and communities is central to our mission. Fellows will co-train alongside family medicine residents and receive specific interdisciplinary training on leadership, team skills, population health, and complex care management.
This fellowship provides training on the integration of behavioral health in primary care and residency education. Fellow activities include:
Provide evidenced-based psychological services in a primary care setting.
Implement behavioral health programs that target population health and other quality improvement initiatives.
Work effectively in an interprofessional team (faculty physicians, resident physicians, clinical pharmacists, care coordinators, and many others).
Precept family medicine residents on topics such as patient-centered communication, behavior change counseling, and mental health diagnosis and treatment.
Engage in the overall behavioral medicine teaching for the family medicine residents.
Complete a scholarly activity that advances the field of integrated behavioral health.
We offer two fellowship opportunities. One opportunity is split between Bethesda and Smiley's Family Medicine Clinics in the Twin Cities. The other opportunity is at Broadway Family Medicine Clinic in North Minneapolis. All three clinics are family medicine residency programs serving urban underserved patient populations that are racially, ethnically, and socially diverse with complex medical and psychosocial needs. There is a wide range of presenting problems including chronic pain, depression, anxiety, health behavior change, somatization, etc.
Required Qualifications (must be mentioned on resume):
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology. Eligible for licensure in State of Minnesota. Interest in/experience with client therapy.
Background in behavioral medicine, primary care psychology, health psychology, and integrated care.
Internal Number: 326805
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