Primary Care Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship – Florida State University College of Medicine

Primary Care Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship – Florida State University College of Medicine

Primary Care Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship 

The Florida State University College of Medicine (FSUCOM) – Southwest Florida Region is accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships in integrated behavioral health.  The fellows function as an integral part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team in primary care:  Primary duties include providing screenings and diagnostic evaluations, behavioral consultations and brief interventions with children, adults and families.

We have two tracks:

1.  Rural Underserved Primary Care – Immokalee/Naples – The fellows’ primary placement is at Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, a teaching site for the FSUCOM.

The Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HCN) includes the Immokalee Health Education Site Campus in Immokalee and primary care clinics in Naples.  Fellows train primarily at a Federally Qualified Health Center which serves as a training site for medical students, psychology postdoctoral fellows and other health trainees. The health center includes Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Adult Care, Dental, Obstetrics /Gynecology, and Behavior Health Services.  Fellows also see patients (urban underserved) at the Naples primary care clinics with emphasis on Pediatrics. There are   opportunities to see patients at our other training sites such as: FSUCOM Family Medicine Residency at Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft Myers and at the Golisano Children’s Hospital. Immokalee is a small rural community in southwest Florida and a designated Health Professions Shortage Area.  The patient population is made up primarily of Latino migrant farm workers and recent immigrants but also includes Haitian, African American and a rural Caucasian population. Immokalee is situated approximately 30 minutes from Naples, an area known for its beaches and cultural activities. Spanish fluency is required for this track.

2. Urban Primary Care – Ft Myers – The fellows’ primary placement is at the FSUCOM Family Medicine Residency at Lee Memorial Hospital (LMHS). 

LMHS is the 5th largest health care system in the U.S. with 1,400 inpatient beds in five hospitals.  The system includes the vast majority of all inpatient and outpatient facilities in Lee County, Florida, located in the beautiful coastal southwest Florida area. There are opportunities to see patients at our other training sites such as the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida (HCN) a Federally Qualified Health Center in Immokalee which serves as a training site for medical students, psychology postdoctoral fellows and other health trainees.

Both fellowship tracks include: clinical patient activity, didactics, supervision & mentorship and teaching opportunity with medical students and residents as well as research opportunity. Clinical activities allow for fulfillment of licensure requirement in the State of Florida.

Eligibility: Completion of an APA accredited doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (PhD/PsyD) as well as an APA accredited internship. Candidates should be committed to serving an underserved population consistent with the mission of the Florida State University College of Medicine to train providers for underserved populations.

Benefits: Stipend: $40,000(1st year) and $45,000 (2nd year), medical insurance, two weeks per year of paid vacation, paid holidays and professional development stipend.  Applications will be reviewed as received. Start date July 1st – Sept 1st, 2014. Please submit inquiries and/or cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation via email to:

Elena Reyes, PhD

Associate Professor

Southwest Florida Regional Director

Florida State University College of Medicine

(239) 658-3087 or (239) 343-2371

elena.reyes@med.fsu.edu