UT Southwestern Medical Center Neurologic Residency
    The residency program runs over a 12-month employment period. The residents treat patients in the School of Health Professions faculty practice, the Gait Disorders Clinic, as well as in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at the University Neuroscience Hospital, and works under the supervision of clinical mentors. The Resident maintains a patient load of 21-24 hours/week with an additional four hours reserved for collaborative care with their mentor. The remaining time is devoted to additional learning opportunities at the discretion of the mentor and includes journal club participation, academic teaching in the DPT program, in-service presentations, research development, and attendance at two 3.5 day learning modules. The medical center environment provides unique opportunities for a vast array of learning experiences for the resident.
Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Neurology
Website http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/school-of-health-pr
ofessions/programs/neurological-physical-therapy/
Program Directors Name Karen McCain, PT, DPT
Address Line 1 5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Address Line 2 Physical Therapy Department, 6th Floor;
City, State Zip Dallas, Texas 75390
Phone 214/648-1559
Fax 214/648-1511
Email karen.mccain@utsouthwestern.edu
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 11/30/2017
Admission Decision Date 1 12/31/2017
Program Start Date 1 04/02/2018
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Interviews will be conducted in December, 2017
Program Prerequisites
Courses Texas Physical Therapy License
Certifications CPR Certification
Experience Prefer some inpatient neuro experience (can be clinical rotation experience as a student)
Link to program’s prerequisite instructions http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/school-of-health-pr
ofessions/programs/neurological-physical-therapy/
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.
Please explain why you are pursuing a neurologic residency position.
References/Evaluations
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    We strongly recommend references from clinical sources, i.e. clinical work references or clinical affiliation references.
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 25
      Maximum Number of Positions 2
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