UPMC Centers for Rehab Services is now known as UPMC Rehabilitation Institute. Even though we have a new name, you can expect the same standard of care, services, and providers.
UPMC Rehabilitation Institute has expanded training for licensed physical therapists to include post-professional residency programs.
All five UPMC Rehabilitation Institute Physical Therapy Residency Programs are accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).
We are the second physical therapy provider in the country to offer American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) accredited residency training programs across five sub-specialties:
As leaders in the profession with a diverse staff, PT residents have access to our wide range of resources. We work closely with the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Physical Therapy.
Each PT residency program has unique experiences and curriculums, but they all remain dedicated to the same mission.
Our mission is to advance the competent physical therapist into a board-certified clinical specialist through:
The duration of each program varies from 12 to 19 months and includes mentored clinical training with:
Each residency program's plan of study includes structured learning options such as:
UPMC Rehabilitation Institute provides funding for the PT residency programs and employs residents.
To apply to any of the residency programs, you must complete both of the following steps:
Step 2 is necessary to complete the application process and for potential employment by UPMC Centers for Rehab Services.
For more details or questions about our programs or the application process, email the program directors listed below.