The curriculum is based on the AOTA Fellowship Program Learning Objectives (FPLOs). This curriculum ensures congruency between didactic and clinical components for each practice unit.
Fellows will rotate between clinical specialty areas at University Hospital and East Madison Hospital, which are both located in Madison, Wis.
This is the primary academic hospital of UW Health and offers quaternary care, including:
- Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center
- Burn Center
- Nationally leading Transplant Program
- Comprehensive Stroke Program
- An NCI-designated Cancer Center
- Bariatric surgery
- General surgery
- Hernia repair surgery
- Neuro spine surgery
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery
UW Health is a designated “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” in the 2022 Healthcare Equality Index and both University Hospital and East Madison Hospital have earned the coveted “Leader” designation. In addition, UW Health has a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Areas of focus
- General care, intermediate care (IMC), and critical care (ICU) levels across all specialty areas except maternity care
- Emergency Department for early access occupational therapy services
- Post-acute care unit (PACU) immediately after surgery
- Operating room (OR) for burn related occupational therapy services