University of Florida (UF) Health Sports Residency
    UF Health Sports Physical Therapy Residency provides a mentored, clinical experience in sports specific musculoskeletal practice.
    The program provides residents opportunities to closely interact with other health care professionals including physicians, physician assistants, occupational therapists and athletic trainers.
    Our program provides direct experiences with Division I athletes through the University Athletic Association as well as with multiple local high school athletic programs.
    Experiences beyond the physical therapy clinic include physician observation, participation in grand rounds, attendance at rehabilitation research seminars and assisting in the entry-level education of physical therapist students at the University of Florida.

    Our program requires completion of:
    •32 hours of patient care per week (40% sports)
    •150 hours of 1:1 mentoring with your clinical mentors
    •200 hours of on-field venue coverage (University of Florida and High School)
    •75 hours of didactic education
    •Teaching assistant in Musculoskeletal Courses for UF DPT Program (2 semesters)
    •Written case study with opportunity for submission at a national level

    We are most interested in residents who are professional, passionate, friendly, and receptive to learning and feedback from many different therapists and other health care professions.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Sports
Website http://www.ortho.ufl.edu/sports-physical-therapy-residency
Program Directors Name Scott Greenberg, PT, DPT
Address Line 1 3450 Hull Rd ; PT First Floor
Address Line 2
City, State Zip Gainesville, Florida 32607
Phone 352/265-2545
Fax 352/627-4624
Email greesc@shands.ufl.edu
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 12/01/2018
Admission Decision Date 1 03/01/2019
Program Start Date 1 08/12/2019
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Interview in person is required.
Program Prerequisites
Courses Not Applicable
Certifications Not Applicable
Experience We prefer applicants who have had sports experiences through clinical internships, volunteering at athletic events, or personal involvement.
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
1.
All ABPTRFE accredited sports residencies provide dedicated mentoring hours, venue hours, didactic education, and sports patients. These residencies also have mentors who are Physical Therapy Sports Clinical Specialists. What unique qualities of the UF Health Sports Residency specifically interest you?
2.
What unique characteristics do you possess that will make you successful in our sports residency?
3.
Describe an example where you made a mistake (either at work or in your personal life) and what have you learned from it.
4.
Please list a maximum of five relevant sports experiences. Examples of experiences are volunteering, internships, event coverage, continuing education, coaching, work, personal involvement. Please use the following format to list sports experiences. Each experience response (1-5) is limited to 250 characters. • Year (Total hours) • Location and type of experience • Description of experience
References/Evaluations
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    A total of 3 reference evaluations are required via RF-PTCAS for application to our residency.
    The applicant selects the reference individuals.
Program Details
Multi-site program No
Part-time versus Full-time Full Time
      Tuition No
      Salary $54,662.40
      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) 13
      Anticipant number of clinical hours per week 32
      Maximum Number of Positions 2
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