Clinical Speech-Language Pathology Fellowship Experience

What is unique and special about working at Shepherd Center?

Shepherd Center is deeply committed to fostering an environment that is highly sensitive and appreciative of all aspects of diversity and training future speech-language pathologists from a culturally competent framework. The culture at Shepherd Center is fueled by progress, inclusiveness, and human connection, uniting individuals from all walks of life. As a Shepherd fellow, you will be part of a supportive community dedicated to individual growth and success.

Some things that make Shepherd Center a special place to be a part of include:

  • Interdisciplinary collaboration and training from highly specialized staff.
  • Exposure to lifelong learning, leadership, and professional development philosophies.
  • A commitment to building a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • A highly recommended employer based on Glassdoor and Indeed reviews.
  • Over a decade of recognition for exceptional expertise and quality care as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation by U.S. News.

Meet Our 2024-2025 Speech-Language Pathology Fellow

Learn what to expect as a speech-language pathology fellow by hearing first-hand from our recent fellow who is eager to share why they chose Shepherd Center.

Growing the Heart of Shepherd

Expanding upon its nearly 50-year history as the world’s premier rehabilitation destination, Shepherd Center has launched its Pursuing Possible campaign to expand the footprint, facilities, and services available to our patients and families. The campaign will also help expand assistive technology and research programs, leveraging artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve clinical outcomes and aiding in the recruitment of outside talent.

Learn More about Pursuing Possible

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Former Speech-Language Pathology Fellows

Helen Leu
Teacher's College, Columbia University

Amanda Goldman
Gallaudet University

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Living in Atlanta

Shepherd Center sits five miles north of downtown Atlanta in the Buckhead community. With a population of approximately 5.9 million, the Atlanta metropolitan area manages to be urban while retaining southern charm and hospitality. The city offers numerous entertainment and cultural attractions, boasting many sports teams, museums, professional theater, a symphony, and ballet. Atlanta is also the location of at least three medical schools and 12 colleges and universities.

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