NAccredited-Program-Logo-FINALeurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program

If you are a licensed physical therapist, the Neurologic Residency program provides an opportunity to elevate your level of clinical practice, propel your career forward and become a leader in the physical therapy profession. This APTA credentialed residency program is a partnership between Boston University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network Medford. It offers state-of-the-art educational, clinical, and research experiences for physical therapists interested in gaining advanced expertise in the rehabilitation of patients with neurological disorders.

Program Highlights

  • Expert academic and clinical faculty in the area of Neurorehabilitation
  • Broad array of educational, clinical, teaching, research, community service experiences
  • Partnership with Neurologic Physical Therapy Professional Education Consortium to provide cutting edge didactic training
  • Experience teaching in neurological examination and treatment courses
  • Opportunities to participate in research and professional meetings
  • Community service opportunities within a National Resource Center for Rehabilitation of Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

For more information, visit our website.

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy

The Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship is a post-professional program for licensed physical therapists who would like to elevate their level of clinical practice, advance their careers, and become leaders in the physical therapy Accredited-Program-Logo-FINALprofession. Offered in collaboration with Professional Physical Therapy, this unique fellowship is approximately one year in length. Fellows will be hired full time for the duration of the fellowship at one of the outpatient clinical sites associated with the program.

The fellowship will include clinical, didactic, teaching, and scholarship components. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible for fellowship status in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (AAOMPT).

Fellowship Goals

At the completion of the program, BU Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellows will:

  • Develop the skills to become an autonomous, expert clinician 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
  • The fellow will 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

For more information, visit our website.