Graduate Outcomes

  • Demonstrate clinical expertise in orthopaedic manual physical therapy
  • Communicate effectively in all interactions with patients/clients, other health care providers, and insurance regulators
  • Engage in the critical review, interpretation, and synthesis of scientific literature and apply relevant findings to clinical practice
  • Demonstrate effective teaching to colleagues, novice physical therapists, physical therapy students and patients.
  • Exhibit high standards of professionalism in all clinical, research, and educational activities
  • Attain fellowship status in the AAOMPT

Program Outcomes

  • 70 Fellows have enrolled in the program since January 2015
  • 85 percent of students have completed the program (75 percent in 2015; 80 percent in 2016; 90 percent in 2017; 85 percent in 2018; 85 percent in 2019 (COVID-19 delays and No class in 2020, 100 percent every year since 2021 with an average time 12 months)
  • All completed students have disseminated their work at professional conferences, institutions of higher education, or clinical organizations
  • More than 75 percent of graduates have gone on to engage in academic teaching and/or attained clinical leadership roles