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National Center for PTSD - Dissemination and Training Division: Training Programs

VA Advanced Fellowships in Mental Illness Research & Treatment, VAPAHCS

The NCPTSD D&T Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Fellowship is a 2-year program sponsored by the Office of Academic Affiliations, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and provides an academic affiliation with the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Brochure and Application Requirements
Full brochure updated for 2019-2020 training year

Postdoctoral Residency Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

NCPTSD Research Externship Program

NCPTSD D&T Division is offering a research externship program. The goal of the externship is to give graduate students “hands on” experience in the implementation of scientific, clinical, and practical aspects of research. The externship is a mentorship-based experience. The extern will work with one NCPTSD mentor or workgroup to develop skills in a specific content area (e.g., sleep problems, military sexual trauma), research paradigm (e.g., implementation science), or technical area (e.g., mobile health).

A detailed NCPTSD Research Externship Brochure is now available for the 2018-2019 year: NCPTSD Research Externship Brochure and Application Requirements

Application due date: March 23, 2018

Required Human Resources Forms for Externship Program

Contact Information

Portrait of Marylene Cloitre, Fellowship Director
Marylene Cloitre, Ph.D.
Fellowship Director
(650) 493-5000 x28353

Chetali Gupta, MPH
Fellowship Program Manager
(650) 493 5000 x25588