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Emory Voice Center – Voice & Swallowing (Deadline: 1/31/18)

Location: Emory Voice Center, Atlanta GA

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Start Date:  August 2018

Type: Adult dysphagia and voice

 

THE EMORY VOICE CENTER FELLOWSHIP IN VOICE, SWALLOWING, AND UPPER AIRWAY

Fellowship Dates:                  August 1, 2018 through July 30, 2019

Application deadline:            January 31, 2018

The Emory Voice Center is a state of the art center within the Emory University Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Each year our experienced Otolaryngology faculty members provide the opportunity for one highly qualified graduate of an accredited Speech-Language Pathology program to complete a 12 month, full time, paid fellowship dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of people with voice, upper airway, and swallowing disorders. The Emory Voice Center is an interprofessional center staffed by specialists in laryngology, speech-language pathology, dysphagia, upper airway, and professional voice. The candidate will participate in the interdisciplinary voice, dysphagia, and upper airway clinics, and work under the mentorship of the Emory Voice Center faculty and professional staff.  The candidate will be a member of a care team that functions on the cutting edge of modern otolaryngology.

This clinical fellowship year offers experience and training in:

Advanced flexible and rigid endoscopic laryngeal imaging, FEES studies, modified barium swallow studies, pharyngeal manometry, acoustic and aerodynamic voice assessment, advanced voice, swallowing and upper airway evaluation and therapy, care of the patient with laryngeal dystonia in interprofessional medical procedure clinics, and possible clinical research opportunities.

 

The candidate should have attended an accredited graduate program in speech-language pathology and have completed a master’s level course of study prior to beginning the position. The candidate must have solid experience in the evaluation and treatment of voice and swallowing disorders through graduate student work. The candidate must present a strong academic background and solid recommendations from their graduate training program and supervisors during their clinical practicum. Experience in working with the singing voice and bilingualism is a plus.

 

All applicants must have graduate transcripts that allow for completion of the required Georgia state temporary licensure (PCE for CFY applicants) or full licensure for applicants with certification. Licensure process takes four to eight weeks and must be completed prior to the start date. Check http: //sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/49

 

Interested applicants should send the following information to the  Emory Voice Center electronically: marina.gilman@emoryhealthcare.org

  • A curriculum vitae or resume
  • A cover letter documenting background and interest in voice and swallowing
  • 3 letters of recommendation with at least one from a clinical supervisor or colleague
  • In addition to the above, an official transcript with documentation of graduation date or expected date of graduation should be mailed to the address below:

 

Mailing address

Marina Gilman, M.A., CCC-SLP                                                      Emory University Hospital Midtown

Speech-Language Pathologist                                                        550 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 4400

Emory Voice Center                                                                        Atlanta, GA 30308

Marina.gilman@emoryhealthcare.org

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