Didactic learning is offered primarily through weekly residency conferences and overlaps with our sports residency program to provide a comprehensive curriculum. Guided research activity is threaded throughout the program with the residents choosing a project based on their interests and available resources.

Curricular components of the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency:

Clinical Practice

  • One-one-one Mentoring 2-3 hours/week
  • Non-mentored 30 hours/week


  • Weekly Residency Conference 1 hour/week
  • Journal Club 1 hour/month
  • Advanced Topics in Ortho PT Course 24 hours/year
  • CSM 24 hours/year


  • MSK Lab Assistant 6 hours/week for 2 semesters


  • Original or Case Study Variable