Brooks Rehabilitation & University of North Florida Orthopaedic Residency
    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 residents enjoy a generous salary and full benefits for the year in 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 Residency Program, credentialed for Physical Therapists by the ABPTRFE, is one year in length and consists of three components that include didactic/psychomotor classes, clinical mentoring and supervision, and directed learning activities. This program collaborates with the University of North Florida and local health care experts to help prepare physical therapy residents to successfully pass the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) certification exam in Orthopaedics.The Brooks/UNF Orthopaedic Residency is a prerequisite for the Brooks IHL Sports Residency Program which is currently in development.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Orthopaedics
Website Directory Contact Name Trent Harrison, PT, DPT
Address Line 1 3599 University Blvd. South
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Jacksonville, Florida 32216
Phone 904/345-7061
Fax 904/345-7193
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 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
Have you found your professional passion, and if so, what is it? This question is included in the RF-PTCAS application.
How does the fellowship fit into your plans for following this passion? This question is included in the RF-PTCAS application.
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) 12
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 40
      Maximum Number of Positions 9