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VA Caribbean Healthcare System- Women's Mental Health Emphasis

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VA Caribbean Healthcare System
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Starts on Monday, August 29, 2022

Applications due Monday, January 10, 2022

This program has chosen to follow the APPIC Postdoctoral Selection Guidlines.

Please visit our website to download the brochure for program description. 

Additional Information

Agency Type
VA Medical Center
APPIC Membership
APA Accredited
Other Emphasis
Women Veterans' Mental Health
Research Time
No research time
Training Director
Rafael Cancio-Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Contact Email
Contact Phone
787-641-7582 x112471
Virtual Interviews
Duration in Months
Hours Per Week
# of Licensed Supervisors
Number of Positions
Applications recieved last year
Will follow APPIC Selection Guidelines
Date offers will be made to applicants
Tuesday, February 22 2022
Unfilled Positions
Fringe Benefits
Trainees are eligible to receive health insurance coverage equal to that of Federal Government employees. The Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) program offers a choice of plans and options. VA pays the larger percentage of the cost for the insurance and Fellows pay a percentage of the cost for their choice of individual or family coverage. Fellows accrue annual (vacation) and sick leave at a rate of 4 hours of each per pay period (every two weeks). In addition, Fellows receive the Federal holidays. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) does not provide malpractice insurance for its employees, including trainees and psychologists. However, the Federal Torts Claim Act indicates that the Attorney General will defend a person who is sued for malpractice or negligence if he or she was acting within the scope of his or her employment in or for the VHA. The Federal Tort Claim Act extends to trainees. Other benefits include up to 40 hours of professional leave may be granted for conference attendance, VA job interviews, and licensure exam day, free parking or available public transit subsidy, library facilities & online journal access.
Application Instructions
Please download the brochure from our website for program description, eligibility, and selection and application instructions.

This record was last updated on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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