University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine


University of Nebraska Medical Center

Contact Information:
Amelia Nelson Sheese, PhD, ABPP-CN
Training Director
Department of Psychology
988425 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-8425

Phone: 402-559-5031
Fax: 402-559-9592

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 in 2018: Yes, preferred
Policy regarding on-site interviews:

2018 application deadline: January 22, 2018
2018 residency start date: August-September 2018

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2018: 1
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions:

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 2  

Clinical neuropsychologists: 6 Full-time; 1 part-time
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time; 1 part-time (see webpage for faculty)

Other psychologists: 8 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABPP: 0 Full-time; 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 resident of other trainees and 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: 8/11/2017