Speech Language Pathology Fellowship

Hartford Healthcare is excited to announce an intensive 12 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.

Speech Language Pathology Fellowship


Clinical fellows will receive close mentorship during the 12 month program and participate in rotations across acute care specialties (e.g., medicine, neurology, intensive care) with a final elective rotation focusing on advanced dysphagia practice or post-acute care rehabilitation services.

Goals and Objectives of Training

Fellows 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 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. Previous clinical experience in an acute care setting and availability to start in June is strongly preferred. Positions are salaried and benefits eligible.


Interested candidates should complete the following:

  • Online application
  • Resume with inclusion of expected graduation date.
  • One-page letter of interest describing your background, professional interests, career goals, and why you would like to be part of our team
  • Graduate program transcript (can be unofficial)
  • One letter of recommendation from a clinical supervisor/mentor
  • Application fee of $25, check or money order made out to Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network.

Please mail resume, letter of interest, transcript, letter of recommendation and $25 application fee to:

Hartford Healthcare Rehabilitation Network
181 Patricia M. Genova Drive
Curtis Building, 5th floor
Newington, CT 06111

All application requirements must be RECEIVED by 11:59 PM Eastern time on March 1, 2022. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please expect written confirmation of application receipt via email within two weeks of submission. Our team will begin the review process upon the close of the application period on March 1, 2022.  If you are selected for the first round of interviews, anticipate correspondence by March 17th.


Please email HHCRNSpeechpathology@hhchealth.org  with any questions regarding the application process.