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Physical Therapy Residencies

Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency

This 13 and a half month program prepares residents to apply for the Neurologic Specialty Certification and positions them for advancement along the clinical ladder.

The residency includes the following units:

  • introduction and orientation to facilities
  • acute care
  • comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation unit
  • outpatient neurorehabilitation experience
  • specialized clinical management
  • clinical education supervising
  • academic teaching

For more information, download a detailed flier on the Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency.

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency

This 13-month program prepares residents to apply for the Orthopaedic Specialty Certification and positions them for advancement along the clinical ladder.

The residency includes the following units:

  • introduction and orientation to facilities
  • intensive classroom and independent study modules
  • comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation unit
  • outpatient orthopedic and manual therapy experience
  • specialized clinical management
  • clinical education supervising
  • academic teaching

For more information, download a detailed flier on the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency.  

Acute Care Physical Therapy Residency

This 12 month long program focuses on the rehabilitation of the complex medicine patient in the acute care setting. The residency features intense learning, leadership, and broad clinical exposure to the medically complex patient across the continuum in hospital. This residency accomplishes in a year what may otherwise take many years to achieve professionally. A one-of-a-kind collaborative effort of clinical practice, concentrated didactics, and classroom teaching opportunities will prepare the resident to practice at a high level of care in the acute care setting. It also prepares the resident for early candidacy and subsequent promotion along the clinical ladder beyond the level of peers without specialty residency experience.

The residency includes the following units:

  • Clinical rotations on all acute care rehabilitation services
    • Cardiac, general medicine, general surgery and trauma, neurosciences, oncology, critical care units, and wound care
  • Academic teaching
  • Research activities
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with a focus on patient-centered care

For more information, download a detailed flier on the Acute Care Physical Therapy Residency.

Pediatric Physical Therapy Residency

For more information, download a detailed flier on the Pediatric Physical Therapy Residency.

Critical Care Fellowship for Physical Therapists

This 13-month long program focuses on the management and rehabilitation of the critically ill patient in the intensive care unit. The fellowship features intense learning, leadership, and clinical exposure to the critically ill patient within the adult intensive care units at Johns Hopkins Hospital. After successful completion of a final exam, the fellow will be a Certified Johns Hopkins Hospital Critical Care Fellow and will position them for advancement along the clinical ladder. This Fellowship program will be submitted to the APTA for accreditation.

The fellowship includes the following units:

  • Introduction and orientation to facilities
  • Clinical rotations on the Medical, Surgical, Cardiac and Neurologic Intensive Care Units
  • Academic teaching opportunities
  • Participation in ongoing and novel research activities
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with a focus on patient centered care
  • 1:1 mentorship with experienced clinicians

For more information, download a detailed flier on the Critical Care Fellowship in Physical Therapy.