VA St. Louis Health Care System

APPCN Member Since 2019

 

Program director name:  John R. Hogg, PhD, ABPP-CN

Mailing address:
Psychology (116/JB)

VA STL HCS
1 Jefferson Barracks Drive
St. Louis, MO 63125

Phone: 314-652-4100, ext. 66392
Fax: 314-845-5016

e-mail: john.hogg@va.gov

For a detailed program description click on this link: https://www.stlouis.va.gov/careers/STL_VA_Health_Care_System_Psychology_Training_Programs.asp

Program will do interviews at INS: No

Policy regarding on-site interviews: On-site interviews are not required but are welcome.  Interviews are performed before the INS conference, typically over the phone.  

Application deadline: January 3, 2020
Residency start date:  July 20, 2020

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings: 1
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2 (1 each year)

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 4 in addition to Neuropsychology

Clinical neuropsychologists: 2, in process of hiring a 3rd
With ABCN/ABPP: 2 Full-time (see webpage for faculty)

Other psychologists: approximately 50
With ABPP: 5

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Psychology with emphasis in neuropsychology
Accepted: Counseling Psychology
Not accepted: Non-APA approved graduate programs or internships; See eligibility requirements for VA training positions: https://www.psychologytraining.va.gov/eligibility.asp

Primary emphasis: Adult and geriatric

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Outpatient neuropsychological evaluation; inpatient cognitive and capacity evaluations; Polytrauma level 2 site; Neuroscience course (2nd year capstone didactic) and Neuropathology rounds (both years) through Washington University School of Medicine; interdisciplinary care teams (CLC [both years], Polytrauma/TBI [both years], ALS clinic [2nd Year])
Moderate: supervision of interns, therapeutic interventions for Veterans with TBI (group and individual), research
Weak: inpatient psychiatry, Wada testing, teleneuropsychology, forensics

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Adult and geriatric populations with a variety of neurological conditions including dementia due to various causes, strokes, and TBIs; medically complex Veterans; psychiatric conditions (outpatient); urban, suburban, and rural; primarily European American and African American ethnicities
Moderate: Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM), Rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and palliative units in a Community Living Center (CLC); rotation in interdisciplinary ALS clinic in 2nd year
Weak: pediatric; ADHD

updated 11/08/2019