Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation Sports Residency
    The Baylor Institute for Rehabiliation (BIR) Sports Residency is a 52 week program that is designed to provide residents with a 12 month intensive study in the area of sports physical therapy, preparing the residents to sit and pass the sports specialty exam administered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). The program includes direct patient care, venue coverage, mentoring time, didactic education, projects and presentations. The program is currently only accepting applicants from current employees of BIR with a minimum of one year experience with the company.
    The resident's caseload consists of sports patients as defined in the APTA description of specialty practice (DSP). The resident's caseload is adapted as indicated for clinical mentoring. Resident will carry a full-time equivalent caseload based out of BIR-Dallas Carroll Ave Clinic. Beyond a clinical caseload, the resident will also be required to complete a minimum of 200 athletic venue coverage hours over the course of the residency.

Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Sports
Program Directors Name Jared Gillespie, PT, DPT
Address Line 1 1015 N. Carroll Ave; Suite 100
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Dallas, Texas 75204
Phone 214/887-6580
Fax 214/887-6252
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 09/30/2017
Admission Decision Date 1 10/20/2017
Program Start Date 1 01/02/2018
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Not Applicable
Program Prerequisites
Courses Not Applicable
Certifications Current EMR, ATC or EMT certification
Experience One year of experience with Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions Not Applicable
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Not Applicable
Supplemental application fee amount Not Applicable
Link to supplemental forms or instructions Not Applicable
Essay Questions
A one to two page essay describing the motivating factors influencing your decision to apply for a Sports Physical Therapy Residency (why, when did you get interested etc). Please include your experiences in physical therapy that may have an effect on successful completion of the program. Indicate any strengths/weaknesses that might influence your pursuit of the program and educational, clinical, business administration, marketing and research experiences.
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    Two reference letters with one letter coming from your current manager.
Program Details
Multi-site program No
Part-time versus Full-time Full Time
      Tuition Yes
      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 40
      Maximum Number of Positions 1