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Welcome to the VA Portland Health Care System Clinical Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship Programs. Detailed instructions about how to apply to each of our training programs are included in our brochures. The Psychology Service and Psychology Training Committee evaluate internship applications, and the respective lead supervisors evaluate fellowship applications. We assess your experience, your ability to prosper in our programs, and the congruence between your training goals and the experiences we offer. We appreciate the fact that this is a hectic time for you. If we can be of any help during this process, please call or e-mail us with your questions. Thank you for your interest in VA Portland Health Care System. We look forward to reviewing your application!

To apply to the internship program (APPIC Match #152711):

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  • Complete the online AAPI application (*), including your transcripts, CV, and three Letters of Recommendation
  • Submit a VAPORHCS-specific Statement of Interest as your cover letter in the online AAPI
  • See the Clinical Psychology Internship Brochure on the Clinical Psychology Training Programs web page for details

Marilyn Huckans, Ph.D., L.P., Director of Training for Psychology
Psychology Internship (P3MHN)
VA Portland Health Care System
3710 SW Veterans Hospital Road Portland, OR 97239
Phone: (503) 220-8262, ext. 54689

To apply to the fellowship program, we will use the APPA CAS system starting fall 2019

We request the following for your application:

  • Letter of Intent (see the Clinical Psychology Training Programs web page for all forms/details)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Professional Letters of Recommendation (at least one from an internship supervisor)
  • DCT Letter verifying completion of all graduation requirements by fellowship start date
  • Graduate School Transcript(s) (photocopies are OK)
  • A letter from your Director of Training confirming you will meet all graduation requirements, including dissertation completion, before the September start date
  • See the Clinical Psychology Fellowships Brochure or the Clinical Neuropsychology Fellowship Supplemental Brochure on the Clinical Psychology Training Programs web page for details

Jason Steward, Ph.D., L.P, Director of Postdoctoral Training, Psychology
Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships (P3MHDC)
VA Portland Health Care System 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd.
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: (503) 220-8262, ext. 51120

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