Neonatology Fellowship

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions has collaborated with Seattle Children’s Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to offer a Neonatology Fellowship for pediatric physical therapists. This advanced program of clinical studies in neonatology has an academic phase consisting of six graduate-level credits from interdisciplinary faculty through Rocky Mountain University of Health Profession, followed by a clinical phase at either Seattle Children’s Hospital or Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. At the hospital, Neonatal Therapy Team members provide mentorship and learning experiences in neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, neonatal intermediate care unit, and pediatric specialty clinics. Jane K. Sweeney PT, PhD, PCS, FAPTA, is Fellowship Director and collaborates with Neonatology Fellowship Site Managers at the Children’s Hospitals.

Father touching newborn in incubator

Program Date

Accepting applications through: March 15 (Annually)
Extensions available on a case-by-case basis

Seattle Childrens Hospital

Cincinnati Childrens Hospital

UNIVERSITY ACCREDITATION

In 2012, this program was recognized as the first accredited neonatology fellowship in the United States by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education.

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions – Seattle Children’s Physical Therapy Fellowship in Neonatology is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education.

1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA, 22314
800/999-2782
www.abptrfe.org

NOTE: The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) does not accredit neonatology fellowship programs, only entry-level programs.