Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree prior to beginning fellowship. Only graduates of an APA or CPA accredited programs will be considered. Applicants should have completed a predoctoral internship accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (AAPIC). All incoming Fellows must obtain a Provisional License (https://psychologyboard.arkansas.gov). Candidates should have well-established clinical interests and experience in pediatric psychology, child psychology, and/or behavioral medicine.

Application Deadlines and Materials

Early Review 12/1/2021
Deadline 1/2/2022
Applicants must submit the following: letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, verification of graduate training requirements form, graduate transcript and three letters of recommendation. Please identify they track you wish to be considered for and your specific qualifications for and interest in our program in your cover letter. Applicants can submit their applications via APPA CAS or send materials directly to:

Mayumi Godwin
Fellowship Coordinator


Early applicants will be notified by December 17 and later applicants will be notified by January 7 if they received an interview. On-site interviews are not being offered this year due to COVID-19 and interviews will be conducted via Zoom. Interviews will start with an overview of the program and then will include individual sessions with 1-2 training faculty. Interviews will be scheduled for 4 hours with possible follow-up meetings with specific faculty to further discuss training opportunities as needed. Additional information regarding the interview structure will be provided at the time of scheduling.

Further Information

Brandi Whitaker, Ph.D.
Director of Training

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.  Our program emphasizes a broad conceptualization of diversity and strongly encourages applicants with a desire to work with diverse, and in particular underserved, populations to apply. To the extent that applicants and fellows are comfortable, questions regarding values and how they may help or hinder work with underserved minority populations will be addressed in the during the fellowship.

Mayumi Godwin
Fellowship Coordinator/Admin. Analyst
Pediatric Psychology
Dept. of Pediatrics, College of Medicine
UAMS at Arkansas Children’s Hospital