Clinical Health Psychology

The Clinical Health Psychology Fellowship at IU School of Medicine is a one-year program that trains clinical health psychologists with a specialty in serving diverse and complex population of medically ill patients treated at the Acute Heart and Lung Care Clinic at IU Methodist Hospital.

The program emphasizes training in cardiac-pulmonary behavioral medicine and transplant psychology. As part of the IU Health transplant program, fellows may have the opportunity to do a specialty rotation in abdominal/ solid organ transplant at IU Health University Hospital. Also, fellows can train in both outpatient and medical inpatient settings conducting both evaluation and intervention services.

Protected research time is provided to conduct applied clinical research, and fellows have opportunities to teach or supervise IU School of Medicine MD students to further their training experience.

Candidates with a PhD or PsyD degree are encouraged to apply.

Program Leadership

Yelena Chernyak, PhD

Yelena Chernyak, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry