WMU Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine

Faculty - Pediatric Psychologist

Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/11/2023 10:21 AM)
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These positions are funded by a grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration for Primary Care Training and Enhancement - Residency Training in Mental and Behavioral Health.


The Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed) seeks two faculty members who are fully licensed doctoral level psychologists with expertise in pediatric psychology eligible to practice in Michigan, to join its growing division of pediatric psychology. These faculty positions include full-time academic appointments as core faculty members in the WMed Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience. 


The department has 120 faculty members with clinical and full time academic appointments in general pediatrics as well as pediatric sub-specialties. The pediatric residency program has 30 pediatric residents, with an additional 16 medicine-pediatrics residents. The medical school has entering class of 86. The pediatric psychology faculty member will work with four other pediatric psychology faculty and additional doctorate level practicum interns. The division of pediatric psychology provides a full range of clinical services including psychotherapy, integrated behavioral health, autism evaluations, and comprehensive psychological evaluations within the setting of the pediatric residency training program.


The ideal candidate will have strong pediatric psychology clinical and teaching skills in order to provide high quality, evidence-based psychological, mental and behavioral health care, as well as both medical student and resident education. The faculty will participate fully in the ongoing development of the Division of  Pediatric Psychology and implementation of the mental and behavioral health curriculum and teaching for residents as stipulated by the residency training requirements. This is a full-time position that encompasses various clinical and educational functions including integrated behavioral health and collaborative clinical services within our pediatric primary care clinic/ The WMed Health pediatric psychology and residency program clinical services are supported by general pediatricians and pediatric sub-specialists, as well as consultative child and adolescent medicine psychiatrists. Competitive salary and generous benefit package is offered including professional development resources to support continuing education.


  • Doctoral degree (PhD) in psychology from an accredited APA program.
  • DLLP/LP license at the time of hire.
  • Experience working with a pediatric population.
  • Knowledge of the Michigan Mental Health Code and the laws and regulations governing Pediatrics is necessary.

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed)


We are committed to excellence and health equity through transformative medical education, high-quality, patient- and family-entered care, innovative research, and community partnerships within a just culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our vision is health equity for all in Southwest Michigan through innovation in the practice and study of medicine.


The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching health systems, Ascension Borgess and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. Building upon a $100 million foundational gift in 2011, WMed is a recipient of the Empowering Futures Gift, a philanthropic commitment of $300 million to support the mission of the medical school. WMed contributes to the economic vitality of Southwest Michigan through the services we provide as well as the creation of 1,600 new jobs and an annual estimated economic impact of $353 million in Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties.


WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. The medical school offers a comprehensive, innovative four-year Doctor of Medicine degree program and two Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences and Medical Engineering. We train physicians in 10 residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. To support our educational mission, we have Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.


WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 300 providers offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services in several locations throughout Kalamazoo, Portage, and Battle Creek. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for counties throughout Michigan and northern Indiana.


The W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo serves as the primary educational facility with faculty and administrative offices, student study and social spaces, team-based learning halls, a state-of-the-art Simulation Center accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, basic science research labs, as well as toxicology and forensic pathology labs.


WMed is building upon Kalamazoo’s century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to the medical school’s advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery. 


Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.  


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