The Geriatric Residency Program provides practicing physical therapists with advanced training in geriatric:
The program places an emphasis on evidence-based practice and the use of research and outcome measurements.
While you gain clinical experience, you will complete didactic education courses in the following formats:
UPMC Centers for Rehab Services (CRS) funds the program, housed within the following UPMC inpatient and CRS outpatient clinics:
Licensed physical therapists that have already completed an entry-level program who want to:
The 16-month Geriatric PT Residency Program provides clinical experience and mentoring throughout the continuum of elder care:
The program works closely with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Physical Therapy.
Along with clinical practice and mentoring, the Geriatric PT Residency curriculum’s core areas include:
Jennifer McMahon, PT
Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist
Centers for Rehab Services — UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
To learn more, email Jennifer McMahon, PT — Geriatric PT Program Director.