Occupational Therapy Fellowship in Physical Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy Fellowship in Physical Rehabilitation

The mission of the Occupational Therapy Fellowship Program is to provide occupational therapists with advanced knowledge and skill training in physical rehabilitation to become a:

  • Resource, educator, mentor and leader to others in the community that they serve
  • Highly skilled patient care provider
  • Competent consumer and contributor to the scientific literature

Core elements of the program include structured mentoring of the fellow by a team of professionals with high regard for clinical excellence and participation of the fellow in projects, including research, advocacy and leadership activities that assist in their total development.

Program philosophy on teaching and learning:

  • Strong emphasis on the experiential component to develop advanced skills as a practitioner
  • Facilitation of outcomes-driven, occupation-based OT practice which is relevant to current healthcare demands
  • Opportunities for projects that relate theory to practice and a focus on the ability to synthesize this advanced knowledge within the medical rehabilitation setting
  • Focus on intra-professional collaborative practice

Accredited in 2015 by the American Occupational Therapy Association, this fellowship program has a concentration in acute care occupational therapy.

For more information about the program, kindly visit https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/e...


  • Current California OT license
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred, exceptional candidates with less than 1 year of experience may be considered
  • Candidates who have completed an FW II rotation in an acute care setting may submit their resumes

How To Apply:

Application Process:

  • Cover letter detailing the reason for an application to the fellowship program
  • Current resume/CV
  • Deadline for Applications: November (residency period starts in March)
  • Interviews will be scheduled for December-January
  • Final decision to be made by February

Contact Information:

If you have questions or would like to learn more about the Occupational Therapy Fellowship in Physical Rehabilitation - Acute Care Program, please contact Maria Cecilia Alpasan, quality and education coordinator.

[email protected]

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  • Published

    Oct 31, 2022

  • Main Location

    Los Angeles, California

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