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APP Fellowships Overview

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APP Fellowship Programs Offered at Lee Health Now:

Advanced Practice Provider Fellowships in Florida

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, adult critical care, or nurse-midwifery. 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!

How to apply to APP Fellowship Programs?

Use this application to apply to the program that fits you! We offer APPs fellowships in Primary Care, Surgery, Critical Care, and Nurse-Midwifery.

APP Fellowship Application (link opens in a new window)

What are the admission requirements for Lee Health's APP Fellowship Programs?

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

  • Be a graduate of an accredited APRN/PA/CNM program (ARC-PA, ACEN, CCNE) as appropriate
  • Be certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA), American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB), 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
  • Students may apply prior to graduation but cannot be admitted until fully licensed and certified
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What do APP applicants have to submit?

  • Complete and electronically signed copy of the application form located HERE (link opens in a new window)
  • Transcripts from APRN/PA training program
  • Minimum three letters of professional reference emailed directly to the program from the individual writing the letter:
    • One must be the director of the NP/PA/CMN program attended
    • Highly recommend one from a clinical preceptor
    • Highly recommend one from a clinical faculty or mentor
  • Current CV/Resume
  • Personal Statement describing why you are interested in being admitted to the program
  • Additional documentation as requested

Note: Applications are not considered complete until all requested documents are submitted. Applicants are responsible for ensuring all required documents are submitted, including letters of recommendation.

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What are the salary and benefits for APP fellows?

  • Estimated Stipend: Competitive fellowship salary offered. Please contact APPFellowship@leehealth.org (link opens in a new window) with further questions
  • Benefits commensurate with full-time Lee Health employees. For more details, click here
  • Paid time off accrues per Lee Health policy and must be approved in advance by Program Supervisor
  • On-site accredited continuing medical education available
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What are the requirements for completing the APP fellowship program?

  • Successful completion of all assigned practice-based activities, clinical work, and rotations as appropriate
  • Successful completion of assigned didactic components
  • Attendance at weekly Academic Conferences unless excused
  • Demonstrated minimum level of competency for all relevant standards of practice and clinical procedures
  • Adherence to program policies
  • Satisfactory evaluations from all mentors
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Do you have more questions about Lee Health's APP Fellowship Programs?

Answers to common questions about Lee Health’s APP Fellowship Programs

Lee Health APP Fellowship FAQs

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How to contact the APP Fellowship Program at Lee Health?

Email: APPFellowship@leehealth.org (link opens in a new window)

Can't find an answer on our APP Fellowship FAQ? Use the email above for questions about our advanced practice provider fellowships.

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Program Leaders

Program Alumni

  • David Rodriguez, APRN photo

    David Rodriguez, APRN

    Critical Care Medicine

  • Mariela Laluz, APRN photo

    Mariela Laluz, APRN


  • Taylor Marrapese, APRN photo

    Taylor Marrapese, APRN

    Primary Care Medicine

  • Kylie McCloskey, PA-C photo

    Kylie McCloskey, PA-C

    Critical Care Medicine

  • E. Victoria Kramer photo

    E. Victoria Kramer

    Critical Care Medicine

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