University of Mississippi Medical Center Neurologic Residency
    The Residency Program in Neurologic Physical Therapy is a cooperative effort between the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the School of Health Related Professions, St. Dominic Outpatient Rehabilitation Services and Methodist Rehabilitation Center. This program is 12 months in duration, beginning in September and ending the following August.

    The program is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. The program prepares the resident to take the Neurologic Specialty Examination offered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

    The resident is a full-time employee of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and receives a competitive salary with a full benefits package. There are no tuition costs required of the resident.

    The resident's experiences include:
    •Clinical experiences in:
    •A Level 1 inpatient acute care, teaching hospital with a focus on treatment of patients in intensive care and acute care.
    •An inpatient, CARF-accredited rehabilitation hospital with a focus on examination and treatment of patients with stroke, brain injury and spinal cord injury.
    •Outpatient physical therapy clinics with participation in aquatic rehabilitation and assistive technology.
    •Outpatient specialty clinics.
    •Participation in:
    •Interdisciplinary patient care.
    •Educational offerings and learning experiences through the University of Mississippi Medical Center and its departments.
    •Collaborative practice with physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, nurses and other members of the health care team.
    •Laboratory teaching assistance in an accredited entry-level physical therapist education program in a course/courses. focusing on the examination and treatment of patients with neurologic diagnoses.
    •Community service activities, including participation in an inner-city free medical clinic.
    •Presentations to students and professional staff.

Program Contact Information
Program Type Residency
Program Status Accredited
Specialty/Subspecialty Neurology
Program Directors Name Dr Kim Curbow Wilcox, PT, PhD
Address Line 1 School of Health Related Professions, De
Address Line 2 2500 N. State Street
City, State Zip Jackson, Mississippi 39110
Phone 601/984-6328
Fax 601/815-1715
Application Details
Application Deadline 1 02/22/2018
Admission Decision Date 1 04/29/2018
Program Start Date 1 09/01/2018
Interview Required Yes
Important Dates Interviews will be conducted in March and April, 2018.
Program Prerequisites
Courses Submission of a current transcript from an accredited entry-level physical therapy program is required.
Certifications Licensure to practice physical therapy in the state of Mississippi is required prior to beginning the program.
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
Program requires a reference from the following individuals
    Please provide a letter of reference from three individuals. At least one letter must be from a current or former clinical instructor or supervisor who can address clinical skills. If currently employed as a physical therapist, one reference letter must be from a current supervisor.
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 32
      Maximum Number of Positions 1