Orthopaedic Clinical Residency Program

Accelerate your professional development by participating in the Stanford Hospital & Clinics 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 Hospital & Clinics
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

The Orthopaedic Clinical Residency Program is located at: