Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center

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Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data (updated 18 Sept 19)

The Clinical Psychology residency program at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center offer a number of exciting training opportunities.  Our program offers a wide range of elective rotations including advanced biofeedback, advanced neuropsychology, advanced primary care consultation, and inpatient mental health. We offer supervision of practicum students from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences PhD program in clinical psychology, while being viewed as "junior colleagues" with an emphasis on training and mentoring. This allows interns to transition from graduate students into professional psychologists who become our peers. Additionally, all interns will serve as consultants to the Aeromedical Staging Facility.  We have a scientific focus with programs focused on empirical and critical thought as well as case conceptualization skills, covering a wide range of empirically-based practices (EBPs) including assessment, treatment, supervision, and community-based psychology. Throughout the program, residents are supported in their autonomy and professional development through elective rotations, leadership opportunities, supervision, and development of officership skills. None of this would be possible without our strong interdisciplinary teamwork, consultation, and access to mental health and medical expertise afforded by our location in the Washington DC National Capital Region.  This offers a multitude of military and civilian agencies related to health care and research, enveloped in a joint service environment necessary in a time of multi-service operations. Last, but certainly not least, our unique position geographically affords our residents notable opportunities including tours of the Pentagon, White House, U.S. Capitol, and other cultural, political, academic, and international attractions.  The cultural diversity and richness of this area is an ideal backdrop to the time our residents spend developing their expertise while serving our country.  Please click on the picture above to learn more about our program through our most recent program brochure!

Program Director

Lieutenant Colonel (DR.) David D. Cordry

 

 

Lieutenant Colonel David D. Cordry serves as the Training Director, Psychology Residency Program, Joint Base Andrews.  Previously he was assigned as the element chief of the Mental Health Clinic, overseeing delivery of over 12,000 mental health encounters per year, and ensuring trusted mental health care for 20,000 beneficiaries in the national capital region.

Lt Col Cordry entered the Air Force in 2000 as a psychology resident at Andrews AFB.  He completed an AFIT sponsored post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at the University of Iowa in 2009.  Lt Col Cordry was the Mental Health Flight Commander for the 673d Medical Operations Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, AK.

Lt Col Cordry deployed to Iraq in 2005.  He deployed in support of OEF/OIF to Al Udied in 2007.  He deployed to Afghanistan as the commander of the Behavioral Science Consultation Team in 2012. 

EDUCATION

1994 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Kansas, KS

2001 Psychology Residency, Andrews AFB, MD

2002 Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology Michigan State University, MI

2005 Squadron Officer School, by Correspondence

2006 Aircraft Mishap Investigation Course, Brooks AFB, San Antonio, TX

2007 Air Command and Staff College, by Correspondence

2012 Behavioral Science Consultation Training, Ft Huachuca, AZ

2017 Medical Incident Investigation Training, Wright Patterson AFB, OH

ASSIGNMENTS

1. Aug 2000 - Sep 2001, Psychology Resident, Andrews AFB, MD

2. Sep 2001 - Sep 2004, Chief of Clinical Services, United States Disciplinary Barracks, Ft. Leavenworth, KS

3. Sep 2004 - Sep 2007, Mental Health Element Chief, Travis AFB, CA

4. Sep 2007 - Aug 2009, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

5. Aug 2009 - Jun 2013, Mental Health Flight Commander, Keesler AFB, MS

6. June 2013 - Jun 2016, Mental Health Flight Commander, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK

7. Jun 2016 - Jul 2017, Mental Health Element Chief, Joint Base Andrews, MD

8. Jul 2017 - Present, Director of Training, Psychology Residency, Joint Base Andrews, MD

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal with three OLC

Army Achievement Medal

Meritorious Unit Award

AF Outstanding Unit Award with four OLC

AF Organizational Excellence Award with one OLC

National Defense Service Medal

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

Iraq Campaign Medal

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

AF Overseas Ribbon Short

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with Gold Border with two OLC

AF Longevity Service

AF Training Ribbon

NATO Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION

Captain - 22 Jul 2000

Major - 01 Dec 2006

Lieutenant Colonel - 01 Feb 2013

 

(Current as of November, 2016)

© 2019 by Society of Air Force Psychologists. 

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