Orthopaedic Clinical Residency Program

Accelerate your professional development by participating in the Stanford Health Care Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program. Be part of our innovative team in an outstanding new facility with state-of-the-art equipment. We are looking for passionate, hardworking physical therapists with the desire for superior patient-focused care.

Residents will receive:

  • Classroom and lab instruction covering all aspects of orthopaedic physical therapy
  • Ongoing one-on-one clinical supervision, supportive learning, and mentoring while treating patients
  • Training in evidence-based guidelines and advanced clinical practice
  • Focused skill building on the examination, diagnosis, treatment, and clinical reasoning aspects of patient care
  • Preparation for the Orthopedic Clinical Specialist examination
  • Medical shadowing experience at our world class teaching hospital, including days shadowing multiple orthopedic surgeons (with different specialty areas) in clinic and in surgery
  • Participation in Grand Rounds with multidisciplinary teams involved with orthopaedic patients
  • Participation in treatment plans with elite Stanford University athletes at Arrillaga Sports Physical Therapy
  • Observation of the multidisciplinary team approach within the Stanford Pain Management Department

Residency Program facts:

  • Residency Program starts in September and ends in August of the following year
  • Residents will be employed by Stanford Health Care
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

The Orthopaedic Clinical Residency Program is located at: