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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Important Dates:

Location: Omaha, NE

Contact Person:

Jennifer Harsh

Contact Information:

jennifer.harsh@unmc.edu

Next Application Due:

January 2019

Next Interview Date:
March 2019

Next Start Date:
June 2019

Benefits:

Pre-doc, Post-doc, both, or either:
Either

Trainees per year:
2

Stipend:
$33,000 Pre-Doc; $35,000 Post-Doc

Other Benefits:

Full health benefits

20 days PTO; Additional PTO for conference attendance

$1,500 conference support; access to faculty development on campus

Length:

54 weeks

Description

Applicants interested in providing collaborative care, conducting research, supervising medical family therapy trainees, and teaching internal medicine residents are encouraged to apply for this Medical Family Therapy doctoral internship in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The internship provides clinical experience and training for a future behavioral medicine faculty member. Applicants will provide brief therapy and brief psychosocial interventions for patients and their families, will supervise masters level family therapy students, will teach medical residents about psychosocial components of patient care, will teach a masters level medical family therapy course, and will develop and conduct research projects. The intern will gain experience collaborating with residents, physicians, medical students, social workers, pharmacists, nutritionists and diabetes educators. Clinical supervision will be provided by an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. The internship provides a unique opportunity to develop a skillset that is applicable to a career in behavioral medicine. The intern functions as a full-time behavioral medicine clinician-educator for the duration of the 12 month internship.