Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center Orthopaedic Residency
    The Clinical Residency Program in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers the opportunity for licensed physical therapists to advance their knowledge & skills in preparation for advanced orthopaedic manual physical therapy practice.
    Through various clinical experiences within multiple clinical settings, such as outpatient and inpatient orthopaedic, rehabilitation medicine, polytrauma and traumatic brain injury, wheelchair/seating, chronic pain and amputee, residents will gain valuable insight & experience through mentoring & didactic learning opportunities.
    Program Highlights:
    - Washington DC VA Medical Center is a 1A complexity tertiary referral hospital with a diverse patient population
    - 1:1 mentoring by highly dedicated & experienced clinical mentors
    - On-site Physical Therapy Orthopaedic and Neurology Specialists
    - On-site Prosthetics team
    - Affiliation with Marymount University Department of Physical Therapy
    - Polytrauma Network Site, Polytrauma Amputation Network Site, CARF & Joint Commission accredited
Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedics
Website http://www.washingtondc.va.gov/
Program Directors Name Heather Malecki, PT
Address Line 1 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (117)
Address Line 2 50 Irving St. NW
City, State Zip Washington, District of Columbia 20422
Phone 202/745-8643
Fax 202/540-4996
Email Heather.Malecki@va.gov
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 05/31/2018
Admission Decision Date 1 06/15/2018
Program Start Date 1 08/01/2018
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Not Applicable
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 Not Applicable
Supplemental application fee amount Not Applicable
Link to supplemental forms or instructions Not Applicable
Essay Questions
None
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 $43,209.00
      Salary Type Annually
      Benefits Full-Time Employee
      Other Benefits Health, Hospital and Disability Insurance Benefits
      Ability to earn higher degree No
      Higher degree available Not Applicable
      Program Length (in months) 12
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 25
      Maximum Number of Positions 1
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