Since 1996, McLaren Flint has offered two-year post doctoral fellowships in Clinical Health Psychology with two available positions in Health Psychology/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or Health Psychology/Primary Care and Specialty Care Medicine.
This fellowship prepares individuals for leadership roles in Primary Care Health Psychology and Medical Education. Additionally, for those who specialize in PM & R, they will be prepared to work in medical settings providing neuropsychological services along with medical education.
Fellows have an opportunity to work with a wide variety of both inpatient and outpatient populations on health psychology issues including weight management, head injury, consultation-liaison services, lifestyle change, adjustment to chronic illness, and other common psychological conditions seen in primary care such as depression and anxiety. Specialty opportunities exist in Geriatric Medicine, Bariatric evaluation, and Pain Management for all fellows.
Typical Week in the Life of a Fellow:
Fellows provide academic instruction and clinical precepting of Behavioral Medicine to Family Medicine residents, Internal Medicine Residents, and medical students. Fellows will also build a therapy practice from inpatient consultations and direct referrals from the Family Medicine clinic.
McLaren-Flint is a 458-bed teaching hospital. Based in Flint, Michigan, and affiliated with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, MRMC blends the experience and expertise of its medical staff with MSU’s physicians-in-training, thereby delivering academic, clinical and research-based innovations, world-class treatment, and cutting-edge technology to mid-Michigan residents.