Introduction to Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine is a privately endowed, free standing medical institution dedicated to education and research in health and health-related fields. As its mission, Baylor College of Medicine is committed to being a national leader in advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research, education, and community service.
The broad setting of the training program, Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Medical Center, consists of a large and comprehensive network of institutions all joined in the common goal of providing the highest quality health care. Through its primary training tracks, the clinical psychology internship program incorporates many of the facilities that exist in the medical center and with which Baylor College of Medicine is affiliated.
Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Our clinical psychology internship program is administered through the Psychology Division of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. The mission of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Baylor College of Medicine is threefold: 1) to provide compassionate, safe and effective care of people with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders; 2) to educate students, physicians, mental health professionals, and the general public in psychiatry and the behavioral sciences; and 3) to conduct innovative and relevant research into the understanding and treatment of people with psychiatric disorders, and into the prevention of these conditions. The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is chaired by Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D. The Psychology Division is headed by Melinda A. Stanley, Ph.D., and Mariella M. Self, Ph.D., is the training director of the Clinical Psychology Internship Program.