The University of Colorado School of Medicine Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Residency in partnership with UCHealth is a structured, post-professional education program for licensed physical therapists who have graduated from an accredited DPT program. The orthopaedic residency will offer experiences in outpatient patient management through the UCHealth system and didactic as well as teaching experiences through the resources of the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program on the prestigious Anschutz Medical Campus. There is no tuition and residents earn a salary with a comprehensive benefits package. Residency graduates will be qualified to sit for the ABPTS orthopaedic clinical specialist exam.
The University of Colorado Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education as a post-professional Residency program for physical therapists in Orthopaedics.
The University of Colorado Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy is not accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) which accredits entry level physical therapist education.