The 52-week Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, is designed to significantly advance your preparation as a provider of patient and client care services in the area of orthopaedic clinical practice.
The program includes activities that promote your continued integration of practice, research, and scholarly inquiry consistent with the program's mission and philosophy.
Residency components include:
- Independent patient care
- One-on-one mentoring
- A research project
- Teaching responsibilities
- Planned didactic and laboratory coursework designed to provide a basis for advanced clinical practice
Residents are licensed physical therapists and receive a stipend and benefits package.
Graduation and certification
After successfully completing the Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency, you receive a certificate of completion from Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.
Graduates are eligible and expected to take the orthopaedics specialist certification examination administered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS).
The Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency is currently seeking accreditation by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) council of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
For further details, see the accreditation information for Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.