Application Information

Eligibility: Completion of an APA accredited doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology (PhD/PsyD) as well as an APA accredited internship. Applicants interested The Healthcare Network site should be fluent in Spanish OR Haitian Creole. Candidates for either site should be committed to serving an underserved population consistent with the mission of the Florida State University College of Medicine to train providers for underserved populations. Completion of background screen, drug screen and submission of medical background documentation required by clinical sites. 

START DATE: September 3, 2024

Applications are accepted through the APPIC Psychology Application system*: Application requirements include:

1- Cover Letter
The mission of The Florida State University College of Medicine is to train exemplary clinicians who practice patient-centered health care, discover and advance knowledge, and respond to community needs, especially through service to elder, minority and other underserved populations. That process starts with choosing the right trainees – people who work well with their patients and the entire health-care team. Please address the reason for interest in this program and how your skills and knowledge would fit with the program. Letter should indicate if the applicant has a preference for the Lee Health or Healthcare Network site. Otherwise applications will be considered for both sites. 

2- Confirmation of Degree Completion 
Include a brief statement from a Director of Clinical Training, Major Professor, or Dissertation Chair confirming that the applicant is expected to complete all degree requirements, including dissertation defense, prior to the fellowship start date. 

3- Curriculum Vitae/CV

4- Three Letters of Recommendation
Please submit three letters of recommendation. Typically provided by clinical supervisors and graduate school professors, letters of recommendation should highlight the strengths and interests of each applicant. Specifically, observations of the applicant’s clinical competencies and experiences working within multidisciplinary teams should be included. Letters can be emailed or sent by mail to the address below. 

5- Official Copy of Transcript sent to address below

Natalie A. Rivera-Morales, PhD
Program Director
Florida State University
College of Medicine
Immokalee Health Education Site
1441 Heritage Blvd
Immokalee, FL 34142


*Applications may also be requested directly from the Program Manager: 

Ashley Butler, Program Manager 
(239) 658-3729