Pediatric Psychology Fellowship

Akron Children’s Hospital offers a 12-month pediatric psychology fellowship program beginning in September of each year. There are two positions open for the 2018-2019 training year.

The goal of our fellowship program is to produce excellent clinical psychologists who can:

Program objectives/values are adapted from Recommendations for Training in Pediatric Psychology: Defining Core Competencies Across Training Levels.

Fellows choose their focus of training based on their interest and career goals. 

Our program focuses on clinical training in pediatric psychology, with an emphasis on evidence-based practice, which is consistent with a scholar-practitioner model of training. A list of specific objectives and competencies is available upon request. Fellows are evaluated on progress towards competencies quarterly.  A copy of the evaluation form is available upon request. Information regarding grievances and due process is also available upon request.  

Fellows pursue:

In addition to clinical rotations, Akron Children’s pediatric psychology fellows participate in weekly didactics, a professional development seminar, scientific and professional presentations and complete a research project.

Training occurs at the Akron campus, and fellows complete training on the inpatient medical floors and the medical ambulatory setting.


Chelsea Weyand, PsyD, ABPP

Pediatric Psychologist
Pediatric Psychology Fellowship Director

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