The residency program in pediatric physical therapy is a cooperative effort between the University of Mississippi Medical Center, UMMC School of Health Related Professions, Batson Children’s Hospital, A Focused Brain, Hinds County School District, Rehabilitation Consultants, and St. Dominic Outpatient Rehabilitation Services. The residency program is 12 months in duration, beginning in August.
The residency program was awarded full accreditation by the American Physical Therapy Association, American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) in May 2019. The program prepares the resident to take the Pediatric Clinical Specialty examination (PCS) offered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Information concerning specialty examination may be found here.
The residency program in pediatric physical therapy demonstrates:
The pediatric resident's experience includes:
The resident is a full-time employee of UMMC and receives a competitive salary with a full benefits package. There are no tuition costs required of the resident. The pediatric physical therapy resident's experiences include:
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UMMC offers equal opportunity in education and employment, M/F/D/V.