Requirements

  • Graduates of APTA-accredited entry-level programs in physical therapy may apply for the program. Residents must be eligible for and obtain licensure as a physical therapist in the State of California at or near the beginning of their residency program. Recent graduates as well as experienced clinicians are encouraged to apply. The application process for the Residency program involves the following components:

     

                  Application to the Residency Program

                  Letters of Recommendation

                  Career Statement

     The first three requirements are completed on the RFPT-CAS Website http://www.abptrfe.org/RFPTCAS/ApplicantWebsite/

                  Curriculum Vitae

                  Formal interview

    The admission committee considers a number of attributes in selecting residents, including leadership qualities, community service, clinical background, teaching experience in an academic setting, letters of recommendation, and a personal career statement.