Pediatric Acute Care Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship

This program aims to develop pediatric speech language pathologists that will provide evidence-based care to the medically complex infants and children, advocate for and advance the integral role of pediatric speech-language pathology and rehabilitation in the evaluation, intervention and prevention of impairments, possess system skills such as outcome measurement, quality improvement, project management and leadership within an interdisciplinary team and act as strong patient and family advocates.

Duration: 12 months
Accreditation: ASHA accredited
Apply: Learn how to apply.
Applications open: December 15, 2023
Application deadline: January 15, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST
Program start: August 2024
Prerequisites: Process of completing their masters in speech-language pathology
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Please click the pay application fee link to pay the supplementary application fee. Application will not be processed until the fee is received and application is complete. All fees are non-refundable.

Fellowship Features

We offer a 12-month fellowship with a focus on acute care. The acute care fellowship includes 30 hours of clinical work and 20 hours of didactic experiences and research exposure.

  • Clinical evaluation and treatment experience in the areas of speech, language, cognition, feeding and swallowing and alternative communication. 
  • One-on-one mentorship with experienced SLPs. 
  • Didactic experience, including: participation in multidisciplinary rounds, monthly swallowing conference and monthly journal club meetings. 
  • Participation in scholarly activities including: case presentations, multidisciplinary education and research project with the opportunity to present at a conference or submit for publication. 
  • Participation in Johns Hopkins Research Development Program.

Program Benefits

  • Salary and full-time benefits. 
  • One-on-one clinical mentoring. 
  • Variety of unique didactic experiences.
  • Opportunity to participate in clinical research. 
  • Leadership skill development. 

For more information or to apply, contact the fellowship program director.

Fellowship Director

Bethany Kirby, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, CNT

Email: [email protected]

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