Brooks Rehabilitation Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship
    At the Brooks Institute of Higher Learning (Brooks IHL), our culture of excellence is built upon the strength of our educational programs and our reputation is molded by the expertise of our faculty. As a division under the Brooks Rehabilitation umbrella, the Brooks IHL provides advanced training in rehabilitation with multiple credentialed residency/fellowship programs and continuing education addressing diverse clinical learning opportunities. Brooks Rehabilitation is one of the busiest free-standing rehabilitation hospitals in the country, discharging nearly 3,000 patients per year. We have a continuum of care including home care, outpatient services, vocational rehabilitation, and adaptive recreation. In addition to the expansive clinical network, Brooks also has a clinical research department to bring cutting-edge rehabilitation directly to our patients. As full time Brooks employees, our Fellows in Training (FiTs) enjoy a generous salary and full benefits for the two years in the program. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, the city boasts professional sports teams, great beaches, and other enjoyable ways to spend your down time.

    The Brooks Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship Program is credentialed for Physical Therapists by the ABPTRFE, and is a Recognized AAOMPT Fellowship Program. This program is two years in length and consists of three components that include didactic/psychomotor classes, clinical mentoring and supervision, and directed learning activities. The program provides an eclectic, evidence-based educational experience for individuals interested in attaining highly specialized skills in the practice area of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. The focus of this program is on developing expert practitioners who are fluent with clinical reasoning algorithms and highly skilled with performing advanced psychomotor techniques.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Fellowship
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy
Website http://www.brooksihl.org/programs/
Website Directory Contact Name Robert Rowe, PT, DPT, MHS
Address Line 1 3599 University Blvd, South
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Jacksonville, Florida 32216
Phone 904/345-7317
Fax 904/345-7193
Email Robert.Rowe@brooksrehab.org
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 02/27/2018
Admission Decision Date 1 04/09/2018
Program Start Date 1 07/09/2018
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Qualified and competitive applicants will be invited to complete a live onsite interview at Brooks Rehabilitation on April 6, 2018
Program Prerequisites
Courses Not Applicable
Certifications Must demonstrate completion of an orthopedic residency program, or demonstrate significant clinical knowledge and skills attained via active professional development. The applicant must submit a portfolio to demonstrate the latter directly to the program.
Experience Not Applicable
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions http://www.brooksihl.org/programs/fellowship/
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.
Have you found your professional passion, and if so, what is it? This question is included in the RF-PTCAS application.
2.
How does the fellowship fit into your plans for following this passion? This question is included in the RF-PTCAS application.
References/Evaluations
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    All 3 references must be professional from PTs with at least one of those being from a physical therapist academician.
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) 24
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 40
      Maximum Number of Positions 5
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