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Program at a Glance

Features of Our Clinical Fellowship

  • The Clinical Fellow will gain experience and provide evidence-based services in all areas of acute care Medical Speech-Language Pathology, including evaluation/treatment of individuals with dysphagia, speech and language disorders, cognitive-linguistic disorders, voice disorders, tracheostomy and more.
  • Exposure to unique populations: inline PMV, transplant (heart, lung, kidney, liver, and multi-organ; one of the top organ transplant centers in the country), head and neck cancer, trauma (Level I Trauma Center), burn, stroke (comprehensive stroke center).
  • Extensive orientation period with direct mentorship from our robust team with many different areas of interest and expertise.
  • Designated Clinical Fellowship Mentor.
  • Didactic Learning to include bi-weekly mentorship meetings, rounds, surgery observation, designated time for literature review, conducting quarterly SLP journal club, interdisciplinary observation, scholarly project, presentations, etc.
  • MBSImP certification
 

The Fellows

Current Clinical Fellow

Tara Segalewitz, M.A., CF-SLP (2021-2022)
Undergraduate school: University of Florida
Graduate school: University of Florida
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Professional Interests: Dysphagia, transplant, GI, trachs/vents
Hobbies: Baking, traveling, shopping, watching reality TV
Why TGH?: TGH specializes in my primary areas of interest. I also wanted to be part of a team where collaboration and being advocates for patients is a central focus. TGH has made me feel like such a valued member of the team and given me such a great group of mentors.
Favorite spot in Tampa: Armature Works

 

Alumni

Lacey Trevisani, M.S., CCC-SLP (2020-2021)
Undergraduate school: University of Florida
Graduate school: University of South Florida
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Professional Interests: Head and neck cancer with focus on TEP placement, cardiac/transplant patients
Hobbies: Concerts, exercise, rollerblading, beach
Why TGH?: TGH is an amazing facility with a variety of complex patients who continue to challenge my thinking and clinical skills constantly. Tampa General is also focused on safe and compassionate health care with a focus on interdisciplinary practice. Team members here strive for excellence with reliable communication methods to make sure each patient is being treated to the best of TGH's ability. Tampa General challenges me and pushes me to think outside the box and always keep improving and growing myself and within my department. Working here has made me the clinician I am today, and I will continue learning as long as I work here.
Favorite spot in Tampa: Armature Works/beach