University of Washington Neurologic Residency
    Our mission is provide a systematic and structured training experience to physical therapist residents who seek to develop advanced clinical practice, teaching and leadership skills in the area of neurologic physical therapy. We offer a 12-month full-time residency program with clinical experiences at the University of Washington. Our program provides residents with an opportunity to develop clinical expertise in the provision of care for individuals with neurologic diagnoses through clinical experiences in outpatient, inpatient rehabilitation, and acute settings.

    The goals of the residency program are to educate the physical therapy resident to:
    • Meet the needs of society by becoming advanced practitioners of neurologic physical therapy.
    • Become critical consumers of the relevant scientific literature who, by virtue of critically assessing the literature, incorporate appropriate new techniques and knowledge into practice.
    • Become educators for patients/clients, physical therapy students and colleagues, the broader medical community, and the public.
    • Become consultants, advocates, and ambassadors to the professional physical therapy community, the broader medical community, and the public for the profession of physical therapy.
    • Exhibit the highest standards of professionalism.
    • Be eligible to sit for ABPTS board certification as a clinical specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Neurology
Program Directors Name Victoria Stevens, PT
Address Line 1 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356154
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Seattle, Washington 98195
Phone 206/598-3566
Fax 206/598-4897
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 01/01/2018
Admission Decision Date 1 03/15/2018
Program Start Date 1 08/01/2018
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Interviews will be conducted in early March of each year.
Program Prerequisites
Courses Not Applicable
Certifications Not Applicable
Experience Not Applicable
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions Not Applicable
Supplemental Requirements
Supplemental application fee required Yes
Supplemental application fee amount $50.00
Link to supplemental forms or instructions Not Applicable
Essay Questions
What do you wish to gain through participation in a residency program, and why do you feel the University of Washington Neurological Residency Program is a good fit?
Discuss significant events from your background and professional experience that have led you to further your education in a residency program.
What are your future plans and goals as they relate to neurologic physical therapy?
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    • For individuals within 2 years of graduation from a physical therapy program:
    - One letter of reference and rating form should come from an academic professor or advisor.
    - One letter of reference and rating form should come from a clinical instructor or recent employer.

    • For individuals who have greater than 2 years of experience as a physical therapist, both letters should come from professional references (colleagues and/or supervisors) who have the ability to best speak to your professional practice.
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 32
      Maximum Number of Positions 1