Faculty Residency

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Faculty Residency is a structured, post-professional education program for licensed physical therapists who have graduated from an accredited DPT program who aspire to an academic faculty position. The program is designed to significantly advance preparation of the physical therapist as a highly qualified educator and productive scholar. Potential as a future leader in physical therapist education is developed through multiple teaching experiences, structured mentorship opportunities, and mentored educational scholarship throughout the program. The program also offers access to the resources of the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Faculty Residency was approved for Candidacy status by American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) as of January 31, 2021 and will begin accepting applications for the 2022/2023 cycle in October 2021. The application cycle will open October 2021 through RF-PTCAS.

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The mission of the University of Colorado PT Program Faculty Residency Program is to develop competent faculty who are prepared to engage in innovative education by providing a curriculum and mentored experience that supports excellence in the preparation of future healthcare providers and participation in academia.


Please carefully read and review this website. If you would like additional information, you may contact:
Mary Jane Rapport, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA
Dana Judd, PT, DPT, PhD

Each applicant is required to complete the RF-PTCAS application and pay the Program's supplemental application fee of $75. Failure to pay the supplemental application fee will result in your application being considered incomplete.