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Application Process

ALL applicants must submit their applications online through APPA CAS.


  1. Current curriculum vitae
  2. Three letters of reference (at least one for the doctoral program and one from the internship training site)
  3. Official graduate transcripts
  4. Letter detailing interest and relevant experience
  5. Form specifying which position(s) the candidate is applying for and the rank ordering of the positions (RANK ORDER LIST)
  6. Work sample (e.g., representative publications, redacted reports)

Address and Notification Information 


For any questions or concerns, please contact Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Training Director Professor and Chief Psychologist (Grady), Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences,; email:

Application materials for the Non-Neurology Psychology Positions must be received by Sunday, January 3, 2021. We will follow the APPIC Postdoctoral Selection Guidelines and thus offers will be made after 10:00am Eastern Time on Monday February 22, 2021, uniform notification day.


For the pediatric neuropsychology position, please send questions to David Marcus, PhD, ABPP (; 404-785-2813) or Robyn Howarth, PhD, ABPP (; 404-785-4647). Applications for the Residency Program are to be submitted electronically through the APPA CAS Application for Psychology Postdoctoral Training ( The APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral Application (APPA) is a service of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). APPA allows Interns to apply to a number of participating programs offering postdoctoral residencies through a centralized application process. The fee for applicants to use the CAS is $25 to submit the first application and $15 for each additional application. The residency program participates in the APPCN match program conducted by National Matching Services, Inc. All applicants to APPCN programs also are required to register for the match; information about registration can be found at the web site ( The application fee is $125. We will review applications beginning on a rolling basis as they are submitted, with a final deadline of December 31, 2020. Rank order lists are due on the date determined by the APPCN schedule and applicants will be notified on the APPCN Match Day.

For the adult neuropsychology residency, send applications to Suzanne Penna, PhD, ABPP/ABCN, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Emory University, 1441 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322; Phone: (404)712-5667, FAX: (404)712-5668, For questions regarding the application process, please contact Dr. Penna at We will review applications beginning on a rolling basis as they are submitted, with a final deadline of December 15th, 2020. Rank order lists are due on the date determined by the APPCN schedule and applicants will be notified on the APPCN Match Day.


After application materials are reviewed, applicants will be invited for an on-site interview. Telephone or SKYPE interviews are available for applicants unable to attend an in person interview. For the adult and child neuropsychology positions, interviews in the 2020-21 cycle will all be conducted remotely, based on recommendations from APPCN. This is because the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is expected to limit travel and attendance at the annual International Neuropsychological Society (INS) meeting, which is the usual site for in-person interviews. Applicants who have special needs that might require an accommodation during the interview are encouraged to share this information with the Postdoctoral Residency Training Director. The program is committed to providing access for all people with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations if notified within one week prior to the scheduled interview.


For the non-neuropsychology positions, we will notify applicants as soon as we know their status. In addition, the residency will observe the 2019-2020 Selection Process Guidelines set forth by APPIC, with exception that we do not use the online application. For these positions, we will attempt to make offers by Monday February 25, 2019. Candidates who receive an offer elsewhere prior to that date should contact the Postdoctoral Residency Training Director as soon as possible so that decisions can be made with related to the reciprocal offer option.  

For the neuropsychology positions, the match and notification dates of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN) are observed. 


Availability of positions may vary by year. Current available positions are noted on rank order sheet. Applicants to the Pediatric and Adult Neuropsychology

Residency positions must participate in the APPCN national matching system.