Applicants interested in providing collaborative care, conducting research, and teaching internal medicine residents are encouraged to apply for this Medical Family Therapy Behavioral Medicine Fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The fellowship will provide therapy and brief psychosocial interventions for patients and their families, will supervise masters level family therapy students, teach medical residents on psychosocial components of patient care, and develop and conduct research projects. The Fellow will gain experience collaborating with residents, physicians, medical students, social workers, pharmacists, and diabetes educators. Clinical supervision will be provided by an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. The Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to develop a skill set that is applicable to a career in behavioral medicine. The Fellow functions as a full-time behavioral medicine clinician-educator for the duration of the 12 month internship. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have completed all PhD prerequisite coursework. Applicants must be either provisionally or fully licensed Clinicians.
Experience providing behavioral health services in a medical setting is preferred.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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