Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
The Department of Physical Therapy offers an advanced clinical training program in orthopaedic physical therapy. This 13-month residency is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE), and is based upon the criteria set forth by the ABPTRFE’s Description of Residency Practice (DRP): Orthopaedics.
Application Process for the Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Applicants must submit all required admission information as instructed on the RF-PTCAS (Residency and Fellowship Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service) application. The application deadline for the Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy is February 1. Early application is encouraged, as completed applications are considered on a rolling basis. Failure to submit all required materials as instructed may jeopardize eligibility for admission consideration.
- Cost: The fee for the residency program is $10,000, which covers expenses associated with the didactic component of the program. Financial assistance may be available to cover a portion of the fee. Payment may be made monthly or quarterly, and is specified in the signed residency agreement. Click here for the ABPTRFE Program Financial Fact Sheet.
For additional information on the residency models, professional responsibilities, delivery model, and curriculum associated with the Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, please click here.