The clinical faculty for the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program has the opportunity to facilitate meaningful learning experiences and to mold future colleagues. Mentoring students is a great way to keep current with the evidence and knowledge in our field. Not only will students bring a new energy and infectious enthusiasm to your facility, but clinical teaching will allow you to give back to the profession.

Please contact if you are interested and seeking more information.
Interested in offering a Clinical Experience for CU PT students? Please take a few minutes and complete our 2020-2021 Commitment Form and email it to

Clinical Instructors Credentialing Course
We encourage all of our Clinical Instructors to complete the basic APTA Credentialing course, offered annually, to ensure consistency and quality for our clinical internships.
To view resources specific to clinical instructor development, clinical site and experience materials and documents specific to our curriculum, visit our resources page

Clinical Education Curriculum

DPT Curriculum and CU PT Course Descriptions

Clinical Education Team

Clinical Education Team

Back Row: (L to R) Joe Palmer, Cynthia Armstrong
Front Row: (L to R) Jennifer Rodriguez, Jacob Austin, Catherine Bilyeu, Eric Sawyer

Jennifer Rodriguez PT, DPT, DCE

Associate Professor Director, Clinical Education

Joe Palmer PT, DPT

Senior Instructor Assistant Director, Clinical Education

Jacob Austin

Clinical Education Program Assistant

Upcoming Clinical Education Events

No events currently scheduled.

All complaints regarding the CU Physical Therapy Clinical Education program should be addressed to the CU Physical Therapy Program Director, Michael Harris-Love, PT, MPT, DSc, FGSA at: or (303) 724-0687. Responses to inquiries will be answered within 10 business days. Students who have complaints that have not been resolved through contact with the CU PT Program may seek advisement within the University or via external governing bodies (see below).