• The American Physical Therapy Association recognizes the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) as the agency for the accreditation of physical therapy residency and fellowship education programs.

    • Board Roster

      The American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) determines the standards with which a residency or fellowship education program must comply to be accredited.

    • Candidacy Review Council

      ABPTRFE appoints members to the Candidacy Review Council who are responsible for completing comprehensive reviews of programs seeking candidacy status.

    • Onsite Team

      ABPTRFE staff appoint members to the Onsite Team who are responsible for conducting onsite visits.

    • ABPTRFE Staff

      ABPTRFE staff provide administrative support to the board.

  • Last Updated: 7/12/2018
    Contact: resfel@apta.org