Department and Faculty
The Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic is one of the largest psychiatric and psychological treatment groups in the United States with more than 70 psychiatrists and psychologists representing every aspect of psychosocial care. The department cares for both adults and children and provides inpatient and outpatient services.
Most patients are treated on an outpatient basis, but the department conducts several inpatient programs within its 107-bed Mayo Clinic Psychiatric Hospital.
The Medical Psychology Fellowship faculty includes:
- Six ABPP Diplomates in Clinical Child Psychology
- Five ABPP Diplomates in Clinical Health Psychology
- Ten ABPP Diplomates in Clinical Neuropsychology
- One ABPP Diplomate in Rehabilitation Psychology
During the Medical Psychology Fellowship, the fellowship training committee in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology provides both structure and guidance to ensure that your fellowship experience meets your expectations.
Your specialty training is primarily supervised by psychologists. However, clinical, research and scholarly projects also typically involve multidisciplinary treatment teams composed of physicians, nurses, chaplains, biostatisticians and allied health professionals. Additional supervision may be provided by faculty psychiatrists in the department.
Specialty practice associate program directors
The specialty practice associate program directors are:
- Clinical Child Psychology: Cynthia Harbeck-Weber, Ph.D., ABPP, L.P.
- Clinical Health Psychology: Karen Grothe, Ph.D., ABPP, L.P.
- Clinical Adult Neuropsychology: Mary M. Machulda, Ph.D., ABPP, L.P.
- Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychology: Michael J. Zaccariello, Ph.D., ABPP, L.P.
More information about the training committee and faculty is available upon request.
Advisers and mentors
Your specialty program director serves as your adviser and can provide comprehensive educational advice and connect you with resources as needed for personal support. The specialty program director assures that training goals are achieved, coordinates rotations, coordinates involvement of supervisors and serves as a representative of the specialty program on the Medical Psychology Fellowship Training Committee. In addition, mentors in your area of interest are provided for clinical and research activities.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during weekly noon Grand Rounds, and Grand Rounds speakers frequently meet with postdoctoral fellows and residents following their presentations. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.