The Sports Physical Therapy residency program is a cooperative effort between the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the School of Health Related Professions, University Hospitals and Clinics and the University of Mississippi (Oxford campus). This program is 12 months in duration, beginning in mid-July and ending in mid-July the following year.
It is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association. The program prepares the resident to take the Sports Specialty Examination offered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.
The resident is a full-time employee of UMMC and receives a competitive salary and a full benefits package. There are no tuition costs required of the resident. The sports resident’s experiences will include:
Sports Physical Therapy residencies require the following specific experiences during the residency:
The following is a sample weekly schedule for the sports therapy resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center:
The sports therapy residents are required to satisfactorily complete the following evaluations during their residency period:
Applications for the residency are accepted from Nov. 1 through Feb. 28 prior to the residency beginning July 1. Application materials should be submitted to:
Application materials should include the following:
The accepted applicant must be licensed in the state of Mississippi prior to beginning the residency. The applicant must also have at least one of the following credentials:
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