The University of Texas Medical Branch Orthopedic Residency
    Residents will have opportunity to participate in physician clinics to expand knowledge from the medical model. The resident will also have opportunity to teach entry level DPT students at UTMB, participate in research, and provide support at athletic contests at local secondary schools.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedics
Website http://www.utmb.edu/rehab/
Program Directors Name Chad Davenport, PT, DPT
Address Line 1 University of TX Medical Branch- Dept. o
Address Line 2 301 University Blvd
City, State Zip Galveston, Texas 77555-0596
Phone 409/772-9479
Fax 409/772-8881
Email cddavenp@utmb.edu
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 01/31/2016
Admission Decision Date 1 Rolling
Program Start Date 1 09/01/2016
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Interviews will be conducted January 2 through June 30, 2016 until we have filled all vacant resident slots. Priority deadline is January 31st with the final application deadline of May 31st.
Program Prerequisites
Courses Not Applicable
Certifications CPR/ BLS certification
Experience No experience required, but must be licensed to practice physical therapy in the state of TEXAS prior to the start of the Residency program.
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions http://www.utmb.edu/rehab
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Not Applicable
Supplemental application fee amount Not Applicable
Link to supplemental forms or instructions Not Applicable
Essay Questions
1.
What does it mean to be a clinical specialist (in physical therapy)? What would be their role in our current health care system? What would be some positives/ negatives of being a clinical specialist? Please provide specific example.
2.
What was the last journal article you read and how did (or will) it affect your practice?
3.
Discuss aspects of your background and professional experience that particularly qualify you for participation in a residency/fellowship program.
4.
Describe your professional goals in the next 5 years.
References/Evaluations
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    Not Applicable
Program Details
Multi-site program No
Part-time versus Full-time Full Time
      Tuition No
      Salary Yes
      Salary Type Annually
      Benefits Full-Time Employee
      Other Benefits Not Applicable
      Ability to earn higher degree No
      Higher degree available Not Applicable
      Program Length (in months) 12
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 34
      Maximum Number of Positions 3
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