Rehabilitation Fellowships for Allied Healthcare Professionals
NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation offers fellowship training to healthcare professionals who wish to advance their clinical development in several specialties and subspecialties. Our fellows receive training from renowned specialists and subspecialists and get clinical experience treating one of the most diverse patient populations in the country.
Our Clinical Fellowship in Speech–Language Pathology is a nine-month program designed for clinicians who want to prepare for careers as speech–language pathologists. Fellows have the opportunity to work directly with patients who have voice-related injuries and conditions and difficulties communicating and swallowing.
Our Hand Therapy Fellowship is recognized as a candidate program by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This one-year program trains occupational therapists to deliver specialty care to patients with hand and upper extremity conditions.
Our Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship is recognized as a candidate program by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE). Trainees in this two-year program receive hands-on experience offering specialty care to patients with orthopedic conditions and sports-related injuries.
Our Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Research is 1 of only 20 Advanced Rehabilitation Research and Training (ARRT) Programs funded nationwide. It is in its second five-year cycle of funding. Our fellows train to become outstanding independent clinical researchers in brain-related illnesses and injuries and neuropsychological rehabilitation.
We also offer a Postgraduate Performing Arts Physical Therapy Fellowship Program in collaboration with the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Langone, which serves as the clinical site for this one-year program. Fellows in training develop advanced clinical skills that enable them to offer patients superior care in the subspecialty of performing arts medicine.
The Hand Therapy Fellowship has a capacity of one student per program year. In 2019–20, one student enrolled and graduated.
The Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship has a capacity of one student per program year. One student has enrolled for 2020–21.
The Postgraduate Performing Arts Physical Therapy Fellowship has a capacity of one student per program year. One student has enrolled for 2020–21.