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Our Residency Programs

Physical Therapy and Athletic Training (PTAT) offers three Physical Therapy residency options: Neurologic Residency, Orthopaedic Residency, and Sports Residency.

Neurologic Residency

The Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program is collaboration between the University of Utah, Department of Physical Therapy, and University of Utah Health. This 12-month long program incorporates multiple clinical, didactic and teaching experiences.

Orthopaedic Residency

The Utah Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program is a collaboration of the University of Utah Department of Physical Therapy, the University Orthopaedic Center (UOC), and the Salt Lake City VA Medical Center (VAMC). This 12-month long program incorporates multiple didactic, clinical and teaching experiences and will employ 3-4 residents per year.

Sports Residency

The University of Utah Sports Physical Therapy Residency is a 14 month program designed to accelerate the development of PTs from novice to advanced in sports physical therapy residency core competencies. Graduates qualify for practice in a variety of athletic settings and are prepared for the ABPTS sports specialty certification exam. In addition to clinical placement in the exceptional University Orthopaedic Center with access to vast University of Utah Health system resources, residents work with local high school teams, University of Utah Athletics, the Utah Jazz, and US Ski and Snowboard.