Speech Language Pathology Fellowship

Hartford Healthcare is excited to announce an intensive 13 month Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) clinical fellowship program at Hartford Hospital, one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England. It is an 867 bed Level 1 Trauma Center and a comprehensive stroke center.

Please note:
The application process has been postponed until 2022.

Duration

Clinical fellows will receive close mentorship during the 13 month program and participate in quarterly rotations across acute care and acute rehabilitation settings.  


Goals and Objectives of Training

They will complete specialized training and competencies including MBSImP certification, FEES interpretation, and assessment and intervention of a medically complex patient population including head and neck cancer, tracheostomized/ventilator-dependence and disorders of consciousness.

Fellows will also be expected to engage in research, departmental initiatives and have the opportunity to participate in surgical observations and interdisciplinary educational activities.


Prerequisite Training and Selection Criteria

Candidates should possess a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited college/university, be eligible for licensure in the state of Connecticut and meet the requirements for a Supervised Professional Experience (SPE) plan through the Department of Public Health and a Clinical Fellowship plan from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Positions are salaried and benefits eligible.

For additional information please contact:

Sylvia Fisher
Speech Pathology Program Manager
sylvia.fisher@hhchealth.org

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network