Pediatric Occupational Therapy Fellowship Program

The Boston Children’s Hospital Occupational Therapy Fellowship program is 50 weeks, divided into several modules, covering Neuro-developmental populations, Acute Inpatient Care, Developmental and Childhood Diseases, Early Intervention, Pediatric Upper Extremity Conditions, Pediatric Psychological and Chronic Pain as well as Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology. Fellows are compensated and are eligible for benefits through BCH, because they are considered employees of the Boston Children’s Hospital. Fellowship dates: August 19, 2019 – August 7, 2020 allowing for Fellow to have time off during the year.

Admission requirements

  • Be a graduate of an OT program accredited by ACOTE or approved by the WFOT (required by AOTA)
  • Have successfully passed the NBCOT exam for initial certification (required by AOTA)
  • Graduate of accredited occupational therapy program
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an occupational therapist
  • Meets all the requirements for employment at Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in Massachusetts
  • Current CPR certification

Admissions process

  • Submit completed application by deadline April 1, 2019
  • Resume or CV
  • Interview
  • Letter of intent/ Objectives for participation in program (limit to 2 pages)
  • Career goals in pediatric occupational therapy
  • Summary of prior clinical and educational experience related to pediatrics
  • Two (2) References