The residency program in neurologic physical therapy is a cooperative effort between the University of Mississippi Medical Center, UMMC School of Health Related Professions, Methodist Rehabilitation Center and St. Dominic Outpatient Rehabilitation Services. The residency program is 12 months in duration, beginning July 1 and ending in June the following year.
The resident is a full-time employee of UMMC and receives a competitive salary with a full benefits package. There are no tuition costs required of the resident.
The residency is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE). The program prepares the resident to take the Neurologic Clinical Specialty examination (NCS) offered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Click here for more information concerning specialty examination.
The residency program in neurologic physical therapy demonstrates:
The neurologic resident's experiences include:
Applications for the residency are accepted from October through December, prior to the beginning of the residency in late June. Experienced physical therapist and new graduates are encouraged to apply. The residency accepts applications through the centralized application service for residency/fellowship education (RF-PTCAS). Visit the RF-PTCAS site for specifics on required application materials and to begin the application process
For questions regarding this residency program, contact:
Jacob Long, PT, DPT, NCS, ATP/SMSBoard Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy (NCS)Director, Residency Program in Neurologic Physical TherapyAssistant Professor School of Health Related Professions
Department of Physical TherapySchool of Health Related ProfessionsUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center2500 N. State St.Jackson, MS 39216(601) 984-6354
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