As Oregons only medical and research university, OHSU blends education, research, patient care and community outreach to improve the well-being of people with health needs in Oregon and beyond. The Institute on Development and Disability (IDD) serves as an exemplary local, state, and national r esource for interdisciplinary clinical practice, research, education, policy development, and community service for persons with disabilities and chronic health needs. The OHSU main campus houses schools of medicine, nursing and dentistry, 2 tertiary care hospitals, several research centers, and a state of the art biomedical information and communication center.
The primary objective of the fellowship is to prepare the individual for an academically oriented career in pediatric or health psychology, with a focus on pain and the family. The fellow will receive experience and training in conducting research related to risk for the development of pediatric chronic pain, as well as in the assessment and treatment of pediatric chronic pain. Experience and training will be provided in grant writing, manuscript preparation, data analysis, and mentoring and supervision of students. Clinical research activities will include assisting with enrollment of potential research participants, and conducting clinical interviews and study visits, for studies focused on opioid use, acute pain, and chronic pain. The fellow will have opportunities to develop independent research projects and utilize existing databases. Supervised clinical activities available, including participation in multidisciplinary assessments in the Pediatric Pain Management Clinic, provision of outpatient Coping Clinic/psych treatment services, provision of a pain management workshop to groups of children with chronic pain and their parents, and inpatient consultations related to pain management.
The postdoctoral fellow will have access to a multitude of career development opportunities through the IDD and OHSU, including a full range of didactic offerings. Further, opportunities to offer community based trainings to parents and service providers are available.
PhD/PsyD in Psychology from an APA Accredited Program.
Completion of APA-accredited doctoral internship if doctoral degree is clinical, or experience conducting face-to-face clinical research with children and families.
Knowledge of clinical research, including protocol development, implementation, data analysis and interpretation, and publication and dissemination of results.
Child Clinical, Pediatric, or Health Psychology.
Hospital based care experience.
Assessment and behavioral treatment of youth experience.
Demonstrated previous application of research skills and abilities through written work.
Residency contract approved by the Oregon Board of Psychologist Examiners.
Please be sure to upload the following:
1. Letter of interest and goals for the post-doctoral year(s)
2. Curriculum Vita (include awarded or expected date of doctoral degree)
3. Names of 3 professional references
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As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm