The Ortho Residency Program provides practicing physical therapists with advanced training in orthopaedic:
The program also places an emphasis on using research and the literature to maintain practice within the scope of evidence-based physical therapy.
UPMC Centers for Rehab Services funds the program, housed within several outpatient clinics. The UPMC Rooney Center for Sports Medicine serves as our main training location. The UPMC Lemieux Center for Sports Medicine serves as an additional training location.
Licensed physical therapists that have already completed an entry-level program who want to:
The Ortho PT Residency Program runs 16 successive months starting in August.
As part of the "Continuing Education” Plan of Study, you will take part in a planned Orthopaedic Residency Program curriculum. You will also enroll in part of the Advanced Clinical Practice — Musculoskeletal Sequence, sponsored by Centers for Rehab Services.
These courses promote advanced clinical decision-making and manual therapy skills for assessing and treating musculoskeletal disorders of the:
You will earn continuing education units (CEU) for this didactic part of the residency program.
Along with advanced coursework, you will attend:
Keelan R. Enseki, MSPT, OCS, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Centers for Rehab Services — UPMC Rooney Sports Medicine Complex
To learn more, email Keelan R. Enseki, MSPT, OCS — Ortho PT Residency Program Director.