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MSHA Student Event: "Making the Transition from Student to Clinical Fellow"

  • 02 Apr 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC-04:00)
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions 36 1st Ave, Room 322, Charlestown, MA
  • 30


  • Free to attend

Registration is closed


This event will present information important to CSD students in their second year of graduate school preparing to enter into the work force. Presentations and activities will cover topics including job search, interviewing, clinical fellowship settings, certification and licensure, as well as professionalism. The goal of this event is to have participants leave feeling prepared to initiate their clinical fellowship.

Learner Outcomes

1. Understand the process and requirements for obtaining ASHA CCC, State Licensure, and DOE teacher certification (DESE);

2. Compare and contrast educational settings and healthcare settings;

3. Understand the process for obtaining Clinical Fellowship including job search, interviewing and hiring process.


8:30-9 Registration

9-9:30 Job Search

9:30-10:30 Interviews

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:30 Professionalism

11:30-12:15 State licensure

12:15-12:30 DESE licensure

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:30 SLP settings

2:30-3:15 ASHA Certification

3:15-3:45 Q&A

Disclosure Statements:

Lisa Moran, M.S., CCC-SLP

Financial: Lisa receives a salary for employment at the MGH Institute of Health Professions.

Non-financial: Lisa is the president of the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association.

Meredith Finnie, M.S., CCC-SLP

Financial: Meredith receives a salary for employment as a speech pathologist/Regional director with EBS Healthcare.

Non-financial:Meredith serves as Vice President of Membership for the Massachusetts Speech Language Hearing Association. She speaks to and teaches groups for MSHA.

Other Information

Dress is business casual for this event.

A continental breakfast will be provided. Lunch is on your own.

Special thanks to our host, MGH Institute of Health Professions.

Parking if arriving by car:

Metered street parking is available but there is an enforced two hour limit. You will have to move your car every two hours to avoid a ticket.

Garage parking is available at 199 13 St, Charlestown. It is by CREDIT CARD only on the weekend. The garage is a 4 block walk from 36 1st Ave.

Public transportation:

Take commuter rail, green or orange line to North Station. You can pick up the free Spaulding Express Partners Shuttle on Causeway St in front of the CVS. It runs approximately every 10 minutes. This shuttle will take you to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in the Navy Yard. It is a 5-6 block walk to 36 1st Ave.

Interested in sponsoring this event? We are very excited to be presenting this six hour event free of charge to our student members.  Below is a list of sponsorship opportunities that we are offering to cover the cost of food and beverages for the event. Please consider partnering with us for this worthwhile experience. If you have any questions, contact our office at 781-647-7031 or by email at theoffice@mshahearsay.org.

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The Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association will be recognized as an authority and resource in the fields of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology by legislative bodies, related professional associations and consumers.

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