Student Internships

Student Internships At Wake Forest Baptist Health 

 

DATES:

Application Acceptance Dates:

Fall semester: August 01-31, the year prior

Spring semester: January 01-31, the year prior

Summer semester: May 01-31, the year prior

 (Applications will not be accepted outside of these date ranges)

 

Notification of Acceptance to Position Dates:

Fall semester: October 31, the year prior

Spring semester: March 31, the year prior

Summer semester: July 31, the year prior

(If date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, notification will be the following weekday)

 

 

 

AVAILABLE POSTIONS:

 

 

 

If position not available, it will not be listed. 

(List to be updated by the 15th of the month prior to the first application acceptance date each semester)

 

Acute (Inpatient) Adult

Patients are adults (18+) with swallowing, communication, and cognitive disorders.  Swallowing disorders are most prevalent. Trachs and vents are frequent.  FEES, PFS/MBS, & PMV evaluations are performed frequently.  No LSVT. Vital Stim & EMST & IOPI/tongue bulb is intermittently utilized.

SLPs= Laura Gilbert, Julie Kane, Kati Canosa,  Acey Holmes, & Cord Gentry

Suggested Coursework= Dysphagia, Neuro, Communication/Language Disorders, Trachs/Vents

 

Inpatient Rehab  (Sticht Center) Adult

Patients are adults (16+) with swallowing, communication, and cognitive disorders.  Communication and Cognitive disorders are most prevalent. Trachs are infrequent, no vents.  FEES, PFS/MBS, & PMV evaluations are performed infrequently. No LSVT. Vital Stim is utilized on a fairly regular basis. EMST & IOPI/tongue bulb is infrequently utilized.

SLPs= Karen LaChapelle, Sarah Newton, & Colleen Sack

Suggested Coursework: Aphasia, Neuro, Communication/Language Disorders

 

Outpatient Adult

Patients are adults (16+) with swallowing, communication, cognitive, and voice disorders.  All disorders are of equal prevalence.  Trachs are infrequent, no vents.  FEES & PMV evaluations are performed infrequently, no PFS/MBS.  LSVT evaluations & therapy is performed. Vital Stim is utilized on a fairly regular basis. EMST & IOPI/tongue bulb is frequently utilized.

SLPs= David Blalock, Shannon Kemp, Karen Downes, & Candace Friedman

Suggested Coursework: Dysphagia, Aphasia, Neuro, Voice, Communication/Language Disorders

Inpatient Pediatrics

Patients are pediatrics (0-18) with swallowing/feeding, communication, and cognitive disorders.  Swallowing disorders are most prevalent. Trachs and vents are frequent.  FEES, PFS/MBS, & PMV evaluations are performed frequently.  No LSVT. No Vital Stim & EMST & IOPI/tongue bulb. Outpatient PFS/MBS, Kids Eat, Cochlear Implant are seen a regular basis.

SLPs= Dacia McLeod & Jaimie Jones

Suggested Coursework: Dysphagia, Communication/Language Disorders in Peds, Trachs/Vents,                                    Language development

 

Outpatient Pediatrics

Patients are pediatrics (0-18) with swallowing/feeding, communication, and cognitive disorders.  Feeding and communication disorders are most frequent. Trachs are infrequent, no vents.  No FEES, PFS/MBS, & PMV.  No LSVT. Vital Stim is infrequent.  No EMST & IOPI/tongue bulb. Outpatient PFS/MBS, Kids Eat, Cochlear Implant are seen by the inpatient pediatric SLPs. Cleft Palate seen and nasopharyngoscopy performed by Sarah Reid

SLPs= Sarah Reid, Julia Johnoff, & Susan Cole

Suggested coursework: Communication/Language Disorders in Peds, Language development,                                       Articulation/Phonology disorders

 

Interviews via telephone or in-person may be scheduled during the application review process, with area specific content questions to be included.

 

Applications should be submitted by midnight on the final applicable application acceptance date to mcoan@wakehealth.edu with the email headline: "Student Application". 

Questions may be directed to mcoan@wakehealth.edu.

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