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Post Doctoral Fellow-Child Diagnostic Center

Nationwide Children's Hospital

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This 2-year program is designed to provide clinical and research training to develop advanced competencies in the specialty area of pediatric psychology and intellectual and developmental disabilities. IND Fellows are trained to diagnose neurodevelopmental disabilities, especially including Autism Spectrum Disorders, and to address the treatment needs of children and their families, with an emphasis on behavioral and physiological frameworks of understanding and interventions. Collaborations with medical disciplines and with faculty at Ohio State University's Nisonger Center for Developmental Disabilities can be arranged. The Child Development Center is an Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN) site which brings opportunity for research and quality improvement activities for our fellows. The Stipend is $42,000 for the first year and increases to at least $43,680 for the second year with a full benefit package; adjustments are made for prior post-doctoral experience. We are recruiting until positions are filled. The Child Development Center provides interdisciplinary services to children with suspected developmental disabilities and their families. Fellows participate in teaching clinics and seminars related to the specialty area. The Child Development works in collaboration with an Autism Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) program based on the UCLA model, and collaborative training opportunities with that center can be arranged. Inpatient consultation and participation in medical clinics are an essential part of the program, permitting additional specialized experiences. Rotation experiences are individualized based upon the fellow?s interest and can include work in our interdisciplinary Neurodevelopmental Clinic, Down Syndrome Clinic, Prader Willi Clinic, Feeding Evaluation Clinic, Bowel Management-GI Clinic, International Adoption Clinic, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Neonatal Long-term Follow-up Program, and Post-Injury (Shaken Baby) Clinic. Opportunities to participate in rural outreach clinics and tele-health activities also exist. Specific training in advocacy and program development are an integrated part of this fellowship. Research activities are directed by the fellow?s interest, though the training faculty currently participates in more than a half dozen federally funded research projects in autism and developmental disabilities.Nationwide Children?s Hospital provides the majority of pediatric and pediatric behavioral health care services and training opportunities in Central and South-Eastern Ohio and serve a population area of over 3 million. Close working relationships with pediatric physician colleagues and other researchers are well established and allow for clinical and research training in a number of areas. The Child Development Center at Nationwide Children?s Hospital currently has 18 psychology faculty. Columbus, Ohio is a rapidly growing metropolitan area with a population over 1.5 million. For more information about Nationwide Children?s Hospital and Columbus, Ohio, visit us on the Web at www.nationwidechildrens.org
Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?:
The moment you walk through our doors, you feel it. When you meet our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are integrated into our core values and practices. We are passionate about building, sustaining and evolving an inclusive and equitable environment. We are seeking individuals who live these values and want to share their experiences and efforts in support of our collective mission.
We’re 14,000 strong. And it takes every one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids around the world we’ll never meet. Kids who live healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

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