Occupational Therapy Programs
We offer Occupational Therapy services in a variety of settings. For inpatient we have Acute Care, Rehab, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Burn Center. In the outpatient setting we have Orthopedics, Neurology, and pediatrics. Fieldwork placements are offered in cooperation with North Carolina affiliated colleges and universities only.
Fieldwork Data Form
Occupational Therapy Burn Fellowship Program
The UNC Health Care Occupational Therapy Burn Fellowship Program is a collaborative endeavor between the UNC Medical Center and the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. It is structured to include 12 months of intensive training in acute and non-acute burn management. A major strength of our fellowship program lies in the diverse expertise and interests of our faculty combined with the high clinical volume that occurs within an internationally recognized burn center.
The purpose of the UNC Medical Center Occupational Therapy Burn Fellowship is to advance the knowledge and skills of an occupational therapist that will provide specialized medical care and rehabilitative services to patients who sustain burn injuries. Fellows will participate in didactic education, focused and mentored clinics, research and direct patient care. The fellow will develop excellence in treatment of burn survivors and enhance their abilities to support and educate caregivers. Upon completion of the fellowship program the fellow will meet the advanced competencies required of a Burn Rehabilitation Therapist, recognized by the American Burn Association. The fellow will develop components required for candidacy in AOTA Board Certification in Physical Rehabilitation.
Submission for applications is opened from August 1st through September 15. With questions, please contact Kristel Maes.
Occupational Therapy Mental Health Fellowship Program
The mission of the UNC Occupational Therapy Mental Health Fellowship Program is to provide a collaborative, translational experience to advance the knowledge, skills and abilities of occupational therapist specializing in mental health care. To provide translational education to develop excellence with the delivery of occupational therapy services to the people of North Carolina.
Our commitment is to advance the knowledge and skills of an occupational therapist fellow who will provide specialized mental health care and rehabilitative services. Fellows will participate in didactic education, focused and mentored clinics, research and direct patient care. Upon completion of the fellowship program the resident will meet competencies set forth from the AOTA as essential skills. The fellow will also be eligible for candidacy in the AOTA Board Certification in Mental Health.
Submission for applications is opened from August 1st through September 15.
• Mental Health Fellowship Program Overview
• Occupational Therapy Mental Health Fellowship Flyer