The UMMC Division of Orthotics and Prosthetics, in cooperation with the School of Health Related Professions and the School of Medicine, offers two residency programs, one in orthotics and one in prosthetics. Each is 12 months in duration and typically begins in July and ends the following year.
There are four phases of the residency:
The program is accredited by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE). The program prepares the resident to take the American Board of Certification Examinations. The resident is a full-time UMMC employee and receives a salary and benefits package. The resident will be reimbursed for registration fees upon beginning the residency program. The resident's experiences will include:
Applications for the residency are accepted from August 25 to December 15 prior to the residency beginning in July. Initial offers will be made on February 1.
Application materials should include the following:
Application materials can be mailed and/or emailed to the following:
UMMC offers equal opportunity in education and employment, M/F/D/V.