Craniofacial Speech Pathology Fellowship

Craniofacial Speech Pathology Fellowship

The one-year Craniofacial Speech Pathology Fellowship consists of clinical and research training in the assessment and treatment of cleft lip and palate, pediatric speech disorders, craniofacial anomalies and more.

The Craniofacial Speech Pathology Fellowship Program is a full-time, 12 month experience (approximately August to August) consisting of clinical and research training in the assessment and treatment of:

  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Other craniofacial anomalies
  • Velopharyngeal dysfunction and Resonance disorders
  • Syndromes commonly associated with clefting/craniofacial anomalies, including emphasis on the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
  • Feeding/swallowing disorders in patients with craniofacial anomalies
  • Pediatric speech disorders, with an emphasis on articulation and motor speech disorders

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Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Completion of Master’s or Doctoral degree in Speech Pathology/Communication Disorders by hire date.
  • Completion of coursework in pediatric speech disorders, with completion of a cleft/craniofacial anomalies course preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for effective communication of information and positive interpersonal skills; ability to function in an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Completion of student externship/practicum in pediatric medical setting.
  • Completion of a research project or thesis preferred.
  • In addition, the fellow will provide:
    • Proof of valid provisional Ohio licensure in Speech Pathology or proof of eligibility for Ohio licensure (with proof of application), by hire date.
    • Clinical Fellow registration for the CCC’s of the American Speech Language Hearing Association in Speech Language Pathology, or documentation of current ASHA CCC’s, by hire date.

How To Apply:

To apply, please send the following via one email or mail to the contact listed below:

  • Cover letter with contact information
  • Summary of your career goals (one page)
  • Curriculum vita (include anticipated graduation date)
  • 2 - 3 reference letters (at least one from a clinical supervisor, at least one from an academic mentor/professor preferred)
  • Current transcript (scanned/unofficial copy is acceptable)

Danielle Slack
Program Coordinator
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
700 Children’s Drive, Suite T2H
Columbus, Ohio 43205
[email protected]

Deadline for 2023-2024 fellowship applicants is March 8, 2023.

Contact Information:

Adriane Baylis, PhD, CCC-SLP

Program Director

Richard Kirschner, MD

Associate Program Director

Danielle Slack

Program Coordinator

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    Feb 13, 2023

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    Columbus, Ohio

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