The Geriatric Residency Program provides practicing physical therapists with advanced training in geriatrics:
The program also places an emphasis on using research and the literature to maintain practice within the scope of evidence-based physical therapy.
UPMC Rehabilitation Institute funds the program, housed within the following:
Licensed physical therapists that have already completed an entry-level program who want to:
The Geriatric Residency Program runs 16 successive months starting in August.
As part of the "Continuing Education” Plan of Study, you will participate in a planned Geriatric Residency Program curriculum.
Along with advanced coursework, you will attend:
Amanda McKenna, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA
Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult
Geriatric Residency Program Director, UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
To learn more, contact Amanda McKenna, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA — Geriatric Residency Program Director: