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For Advanced Practice Providers

Current Fellowships Offered: 

Application for March 2023 cohort will be available in the Summer of 2022

About Lee Health's Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Fellowships:

Lee Health's APP Fellowship Programs offer fully-benefited, 12-month positions designed to provide post-graduate training to APPs who wish to gain more experience in primary care, surgery, or adult critical care.  Our goal is to provide support and training, allowing APP Fellows to build confidence and knowledge in the clinical specialties of the specific fellowship. 

Through didactics, practice-based learning, professional development, and mentoring, the Lee Health APP Fellowship Programs aim to foster graduates who are well-rounded APPs ready to work within the Lee Health interprofessional health care team to provide excellent patient-centered care.

View more details regarding the fellowship programs below!

APP Fellowship

Admission Requirements

In order to be admitted to the fellowship program, applicants must: 

  • Be a graduate of an accredited NP/PA program (ARC-PA, ACEN, CCNE as appropriate
  • Be certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician

Assistants (NCCPA), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as appropriate

  • Be licensed to practice and prescribe as an APRN or PA in Florida.
  • Submit required application materials
  • Be committed to timely compliance with Lee Health Human Resources and Medical Staff requirements for obtaining privileges and onboarding
  • Candidates may apply while still enrolled in school. However, certification, licensing and credentialing requirements must be completed expeditiously as directed to ensure timely matriculation into the program.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Complete and signed copy of the application form
  • Transcripts from APRN/PA training program 
  • 3 letters of professional reference
    • One must be the director of the NP/PA program attended
    • Highly recommend one from a clinical preceptor 
    • Highly recommend one from a clinical faculty or mentor
  • Current CV
  • Official proof of ANCC, AANP or NCCPA certification or documentation of scheduled date to take the exam
  • Official proof of ACLS and BLS certification (if completed)
  • Personal Statement describing why you are interested in being admitted to the program.
  • Additional documentation as requested. 

Application Timeline

  • Application Opens: Summer 2022
  • Application Due Date: November 4, 2022
  • Interviews: November 2022
  • Final Decision: Early December 2022
  • Fellowship Start Date: Anticipated March 13, 2023

Salary and Benefits

  • Estimated Stipend: Competitive fellowship salary offered. Please contact APPFellowship@leehealth.org with further questions.
  • Benefits commensurate with full-time Lee Health employees. For more details, click here. 
  • Paid time off accrues at 7.39 hours per pay period and must be approved in advance by Program Supervisor.
  • On-site accredited continuing medical education available 

Requirements for Program Completion

  • Successful completion of all assigned rotations
  • Successful completion of assigned didactic components
  • Demonstrated competency for all relevant clinical procedures
  • Satisfactory evaluations from all mentors

Contact Information

For further details, please contact: APPfellowship@leehealth.org


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