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Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program
Program Overview

APTA Clinical Residency

The University of Washington Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program is a structured paid (including benefits) 12-month, full-time program, with clinical experiences at the University of Washington Medical Center. This program is credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association. Clinical experiences include outpatient, inpatient rehabilitation, and acute settings. The program will provide residents with an opportunity to develop clinical expertise in the provision of care for individuals with various neurologic diagnoses. Areas of emphasis include:

Clinical practice:

  • Effective and efficient practice in consultation, screening, evaluation, and intervention
  • Use of innovative technology and intervention approaches
  • Translation of research into evidence-based clinical practice


  • Provision of education to multi-disciplinary audiences
  • Education of physical therapists related to the translation of research into practice
  • Mentorship of students, clinicians, and community practictioners
  • Participation in the didactic and practical education of entry-level physical therapy students


  • Participation in legislative advocacy
  • Promotion of wellness
  • Interaction with community organizations

Residents will spend 32 hours / week in the clinic, including 3 hours of mentored clinical experiences. Approximately 12 hours per week will be spent in didactic, independent study, and teaching experiences. The tuition fee for this program is $3,000.

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DPT Application Deadline

The deadline to apply to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program is December 15th of each calendar year.

Open House

Focus on Career Exploration
November 5, 2015
5:00-6:00 PM
UW Medical Center
Room BB-918
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