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Minimum Eligibility

Minimum eligibility for acceptance to the program includes:

Proof of current physical therapy licensure for the state of Utah

Applicants anticipating graduation from a Physical Therapy program in the Spring must have scheduled date to sit for licensure examination no later than July and evidence of good standing for graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy program. Must have full or temporary licensure before start of employment.

2020 Application Materials

Pay Application Fee

2020 Admissions Timeline

Application materials and $50 application fee due Feb 1

Finalists interview/complete evaluation of basic clinical competence (long distance options available) tentative 2020 interview date Monday, Mar 9

Notification of acceptance and facility placement within a week following interviews

Program begins First full week of August (2020 start date: Aug 3)

  • Program orientation
  • Begin employment at assigned clinical facility
  • Didactic sessions begin
  • Residency fee due (payment options available)

Program ends Last week of July of following year (class of 2021 end date: July 30, 2021)

The Utah Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program, University of Utah, University Orthopaedic Center, and Salt Lake City VA Medical Center are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or protected veteran’s status. The Residency Program and associated institutions all comply with applicable federal, state, and local regulations related to privacy and confidentiality.

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Misha Bradford

Residency Program Director



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