Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical Fellowship Program

Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellowship

The mission of the EJCH speech-language pathology clinical fellowship (CF) program is to develop an independent, evidence-based practitioner, proficient in providing speech-language pathology services to adults in an inpatient (acute care) setting.

EJCH provides a comprehensive training program that includes direct supervision of patient care, regular didactic and educational experiences, and mentorship in developing and implementing a scholarly project. The CF will attend a FEES training course and complete the fellowship year competent in both FEES and MBSS procedures.

Duration: September – August (11 months full-time)
Application period: June & July

Fellowship Contact:

Erica Freestone, M.S., CCC-SLP
Clinical Rehab Educator
Email: erica.freestone@emoryhealthcare.org

Fellowship Alumni

Hannah Lessley, M.Ed., CCC-SLP (Class of 2024)
Scholarly Project: “Oral Care and Aspiration Pneumonia”

Sarah P. Dearman, M.S., CCC-SLP (Class of 2023)
Scholarly Project: “AAC in the ICU”

Brittany Sigg, M.S., CCC-SLP (Class of 2022)
Scholarly Project: “Family education of IDDSI thickening liquid procedures”

Erica Freestone, M.S., CCC-SLP (Class of 2021)
Scholarly Project: “Brain Tumor and Aphasia”