CAPT fellows enjoy:

  • Competitive stipends - average for the first year is $49,438
  • Liberal fringe benefits
  • Significant teaching of medical students and residents
  • Friendly, helpful team of faculty and staff

Each program offers the following training elements:

Supervision - both individual and group supervision

Didactic Training including:

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Health Psychology and Core Curriculum Seminars
  • Rehabiliation Psychology Seminars
  • Leadership and Management Seminars (Year II)
  • Continuing medical education lectures
  • Behavioral Grand Rounds
  • Journal Club
  • Guest speakers
  • Noon conference

And more.

Upon successful completion of a CAPT program, fellows possess:

  • Advanced practice clinical competency in Clinical Health Psychology or Rehabilitation Psychology with sufficient preparation to be credentialed and ultimately Board certified by ABPP in these areas. (Functional competency: assessment intervention and consultation)
  • The ability to assume a leadership role in medical education and supervisory training.  (Functional competency: teaching/supervision)
  • Expertise in hospital and ambulatory practice utilizing a transdisciplinary model within a team process approach.  (Functional competency: supervision-training and management administration)
  • The ability to critically review research, make scholarly contributions to the field and adopt a commitment to lifelong learning. (Functional competency: scholarly activity)