TIRR Memorial Hermann in Houston offers an APTA-credentialed Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program in collaboration with Texas Woman's University and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
This collaborative program provides licensed physical therapists the ability to enhance their skills, while working with clinical experts in the area of neurologic physical therapy and academicians of two major educational institutions.
The mission of this 52-week residency program is to provide evidence-based, post-professional education in neurologic physical therapy and to develop expert clinicians who utilize cutting edge interventions, compassion, and interdisciplinary collaboration to achieve the best clinical outcomes. This mission is accomplished by basing the program in the foundational sciences and allowing the residents the opportunity to experience the full continuum of care.
For more information, contact:
Anna De Joya, PT, DSc, NCS
Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program
TIRR Memorial Hermann
Houston, TX 77030
Dallas-Plano: Women’s Health
Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and Texas Woman’s University in Dallas Physical Therapy Residency in Women’s Health is an APTA-credentialed program. Its mission is to promote excellence in the lifespan of women’s health across the continuum of care. This is accomplished through the evidenced based care provided by physical therapists. The curriculum is based on the most recent Description of Specialty Practice (DSP) in Women’s Health. The program is coordinated between two Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation facilities (Dallas Landry Center and Plano) and Texas Woman’s University over the term of one year beginning in June.
Upon successful completion of the BIR-TWU Physical Therapy Residency in Women’s Health, the resident will become a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) and receive an Academic Certificate in Women’s Health Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University and a certificate of completion from the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation’s Women’s Health Residency Program. The education and clinical experience the resident gains during the residency is designed to prepare the residents for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialist certification examination in women's health physical therapy.
All application materials are due by Jan 5th each application year.
Requirements to Apply
• Completion of all required application documents
• Excellent communication skills
• Physical ability to perform examination and treatment procedures
• Psychological and social stability required for successful completion of the program
• Evidence of commitment to a career in Women’s Health
• Strong skills in scientific inquiry and writing
• Meet all requirements for employment at BIR and for admission at Texas Woman’s University post professional program
For more information about the BIR-TWU Physical Therapy Residency in Women’s Health or to request an application, contact:
Valerie L. Bobb PT, MPT, WCS, ATC
Women’s Health Residency Director
Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Outpatient Service - Tom Landry
411 N. Washington Ave., Suite 4000
Dallas, TX 75246
For more information about the Academic Certificate in Women’s Health Physical Therapy, contact:
Mary Thompson, PT, PhD, GCS
Professor and Coordinator of Post Professional Programs
Texas Woman’s University
School of Physical Therapy
5500 Southwestern Medical Ave.
Dallas, TX 75235
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