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The Psychology Internship Program provides extensive training in the many roles and functions psychologists play in healthcare today.

Children's National Hospital offers a comprehensive internship program in child clinical and pediatric psychology to doctoral students in psychology. The intended result of this training is a broadly experienced child clinical/pediatric psychologist who can succeed in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, universities or the broader community and with a variety of patient populations.

The program strives to develop psychologists committed to enhancing access to healthcare, valuing cultural differences, and advocating on behalf of the patients, families and communities they serve. The internship is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association, initially earning accreditation in 1970.

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