• ABPTRFE Annual Report

    Access 2017 ABPTRFE Annual Report (.pdf)

    Archived Annual Reports

    Review past ABPTRFE Annual Reports via the Residency/Fellowship Education HUB community

    ABPTS Examination Pass Rates

    Completion of an ABPTRFE-accredited residency program is one of the ways an individual can qualify to sit for the Board Certification Examination offered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

    Historically, those with residency training demonstrate higher pass rates than non-residency trained individuals.

    Access ABPTS Examination Pass Rates (.pdf)

    Data Requests

    To request data that is not published by ABPTRFE, contact APTA staff.

    Request for aggregate data must include:

    • Detailed description of the data being requested;
    • Description of the purpose for which the data will be used;
    • Assurance that the data will be used only for the purpose described;
    • A description of how and where the data will be disseminated; and
    • An indication of when the data is needed

    Request for raw data must include:

    • Detailed description of the data being requested;
    • Description of the purpose for which the data will be used;
    • Assurance that the data will be used only for the purpose described;
    • An indication of when the data is needed;
    • For research projects:
      • A description of the study being proposed, including
        1) information regarding the process to assure the confidentiality of the data, and
        2) Identification of sources of other data, if any, that will be used and the planned mechanism to relate the data sets;
      • Demonstration of IRB approval;
      • A commitment to provide residency/fellowship accreditation staff with a copy of the results of the research (eg, dissertation, submitted/published article, report of findings)
    • For institutional research purposes, a description of how and where the data will be disseminated.

    In no case will data be provided that can reasonably be interpreted in a way to identify individual programs. When the requested data has not been provided for all programs, staff will notify the requester of the number of program records not included.

    Data will only be provided in an electronic spreadsheet.

    Disclaimer: All uses of this data should reference the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) as the source of the data and acknowledge that ABPTRFE bears no responsibility for interpretations presented or conclusions reached based on analysis of the data.

  • Last Updated: 9/27/2018
    Contact: resfel@apta.org