Harris Health System Orthopedic Residency
    Housed within the nation’s largest medical center and part of the largest medical teaching facility, Harris Health System offers unmatched access and exposure to a wealth of different healthcare providers as well a diverse patient population spanning the continuum of orthopedics. Harris Health System Orthopedic Residency Program, the first full-time residency program in the state and first orthopedic residency in Houston, offers residents an unmatched experience in providing excellent care in the public health setting. The program offers a unique orthopedic curriculum including a strong emphasis in differential diagnosis, manual therapy, pain science, exercise prescription, and mentorship on clinical teaching. Our teaching and mentoring faculty include: 9 FAAOMPTs, 15 OCS', 1 PhD, and 1 ScD. We have a 95% pass rate on the orthopedic board certification exam with 23/24 passing on the first attempt. Graduates of the Harris Health Orthopedic Residency have gone to earn PhD, FAAOMPT, become assistant and adjunct university professors, residency faculty, as well as serve in local, state, and national appointed positions. Our program is designed to not only facilitate therapist who are experts in orthopedic PT, but to also develop future leaders and mentors.

    Application Fee is $40
    Select Physical and Occupational Therapy Services from the drop down.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedics
Website http://jobs.harrishealth.org/residency-programs
Program Directors Name Dr Sarah Katherine Worth, PT, DPT
Address Line 1 3601 N. MacGregor Way, Ste 514
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Houston, Texas 77004
Phone 713/873-4628
Fax 713/440-1324
Email Sarah.Worth@harrishealth.org
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 12/31/2017
Admission Decision Date 1 03/01/2018
Program Start Date 1 08/22/2018
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Interviews will be conducted in late January, early February
Program Prerequisites
Courses Must have a current license to practice Physical Therapy in the state Texas by the program start date.
Certifications CPR Certification
Experience Not Applicable
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions Not Applicable
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Yes
Supplemental application fee amount $40.00
Link to supplemental forms or instructions http://hchdfoundation.org/Donate/
Essay Questions
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 $50,232.00
      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) 13
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 40
      Maximum Number of Positions 4