Pediatric Residency Program

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    The Division of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy (BKN&PT) and Physical Therapy and the Division of Rehabilitative Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (PTCHLA) at the University of Southern California (USC) have established a Pediatric Physical Therapy Residency that combines the academic resources of a superior physical therapy educational and research institution with the prominent history and clinical expertise of a superior clinical group at one of the leading children’s hospitals in the nation.


    • To graduate leaders and advanced practitioners of pediatric physical therapy who will express their education through excellence in the practice and teaching of clinical skills, who will continue to expand the body of knowledge in their specialty by conducting and publishing clinical research and who will become leaders who provide and ensure high-quality, cost-effective, community-based integrated services in their communities they work in within a coordinated, culturally competent, family-centered orientation.
    The American Physical Therapy Association information and description of residency education can be found at: