UPMC Centers for Rehab Services (CRS) has expanded training for licensed physical therapists to include post-professional residency programs.
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, CRS 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 Centers for Rehab Services provides funding for the PT residency programs and employs residents.
CRS residents receive:
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.