Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Phone: (301) 295-9669
FAX: (301) 295-3034
The Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program at USUHS follows a scientist-practitioner ("Boulder Model") of training. The program strongly values the development of evidence based knowledge and skills related to Clinical Psychology.
The Clinical Psychology program has two tracks: 1) Military Psychology and 2) Medical Psychology-Clinical (also called the "Dual Track"). While both tracks have the same four primary goals, the relative emphasis on clinical practice and development of professionals who use their scientific training in the context of clinical work, clinical problems solving, program development and evaluation is the hallmark of the Military Psychology track. In the Medical Psychology-Clinical track, while trained in evidence based clinical psychology, the primary emphasis is for students to develop the skills to conduct clinically meaningful research.
The goals in both tracks are as follows:
The unique goals for each track are as follows:
Military Psychology track
Medical Psychology-Clinical Track