Our Mission Powers Your Physical Therapy Training

Our AdventHealth Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program promotes the professional development and advanced clinical training of orthopedic physical therapists.

The residency highlights the core values of the physical therapy profession and the importance of making lasting contributions to the community. Through leadership training and development, therapists will work toward becoming exceptional clinicians, educators and scholars.

Our faculty members will provide curriculum and clinical training emphasizing critical thinking, patient-centered practice and advanced clinical skills. We promote the advancement of the orthopedic physical therapy field by emphasizing evidence-based practices and the need for individual contributions to the existing body of knowledge through clinical research.

About Our Residency Program

A year-long intensive study of orthopedic physical therapy which prepares residents to become advanced practitioners and to sit for the orthopedic clinical specialist's board examination. Our resident graduation rate is 100%, and since 2011, the Orthopedic Clinical Specialist exam pass rate has been 95%. 

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Take the Next Step

We welcome you to take the next step with our residency program by emailing our Program Director, Doug Allen. The typical timeframe for the application and admission process is as follows (may vary slightly due to scheduling):

  • Application deadline: October 1 to December 31
  • Interviews with admissions committee: February
  • Selection of residents and offer from Human Resources: Completed in March

Get in Touch With Us

For further information or questions regarding the application and admission process, please contact AdventHealth Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program Director, Doug Allen, at [email protected].

AdventHealth Sports Med and Rehab
Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency
8701 Maitland Summit Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32810

This information represents current policy at the time of printing this publication and is subject to change. Applicants should contact the Orthopedic Residency Program at AdventHealth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation to verify the requirements for the year for which the residency application will be made.