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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.
OCS Pass rate 100% over 8 years (Tracked 1 year behind Graduation rate due to exam timing)
Graduation rate 100% over 9 years (22/22 Residents)
Embark on a transformative journey and join the Stanford Health Care Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program, a close-knit team where each member is pivotal in forging the future of physical therapy:
Receive personalized clinical supervision with a deep-seated investment in your clinical and interpersonal patient-care skills, fostering a robust and empathetic learning environment.
Participate in over 40 hours of reciprocal mentoring, sharing knowledge, and shaping the program's legacy, whether you're learning from seasoned residents or guiding newcomers.
Embark on a comprehensive educational voyage, merging expansive hands-on labs with in-depth classroom instruction that covers the full spectrum of orthopaedic physical therapy.
Dive into evidence-based practice training, honing your ability to translate research into real-world clinical efficacy, patient education, and impactful treatment plans.
Enhance your diagnostic and treatment strategy skills through an innovative program design featuring content-specific experts that ground learning in practical application.
Enhance your diagnostic acumen and treatment planning proficiency with our pioneering program structure, which integrates innovative courses on therapeutic program design. This approach empowers you to interpret complex patient histories and intricate specialty tests, channeling this information into strategic, evidence-based treatment plans. With guidance from content-specific experts, you'll learn to create cohesive, clinically effective programs that amalgamate exercise, manual therapy, and modalities, aiming for the superior outcomes both you and your patients aspire to achieve.
Prepare for the OCS exam with a rigorous program, including mock exams and access to a network of successful past exam takers and staff.
Engage in shadowing experiences with top orthopedic surgeons and interdisciplinary teams, enriching your understanding with collaborative patient care and radiology insights.
Gain direct experience in forming treatment strategies alongside the multidisciplinary care teams for Stanford University athletes.
Explore pain management from multiple disciplinary perspectives, learning the intricacies of patient-centered pain relief strategies.
Launch your career with a 13-month tenure at Stanford Health Care's Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program, starting each September and concluding the following October. As part of this prestigious institution, you will enjoy competitive remuneration (DOC) and comprehensive benefits.
This program is designed to be a catalyst for your professional growth, transforming your passion for physical therapy into tangible expertise and positioning you at the forefront of innovation in orthopaedic therapy.
The Orthopaedic Clinical Residency Program is located at: