Occupational Therapy Fellowship in Physical Rehabilitation - Acute Care

Training & Curriculum

  • 6-8 hours of mentored time scheduled weekly with staff mentor clinician
  • Coursework in relevant evidence, diagnostic considerations and regulations that inform and guide best practice in the practice of occupational therapy in an acute care setting 
  • Implementation and reinforcement of the process of therapeutic intervention to facilitate occupational performance and participation based on available evidence and theoretical perspectives, models of practice and frames of reference
  • Participation in scholarly activities that evaluate clinical practice, service delivery and/or professional issues
  • Components necessary to complete requirements to achieve Board Certification in Physical Rehabilitation

Application Information

  • 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

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

1-year commitment with:
Participation and satisfactory completion of all written exams and requirements in the didactic curriculum and during an assessment of the fellow’s performance during established periods.

Have Questions or Need Help?

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.