Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency
The MetroHealth Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program is a 12-month program designed for licensed physical therapists to train toward accelerated advanced expertise in neurological physical therapy through didactic education, clinical evidence-based practice, mentorship, research, and service.
- MetroHealth Medical Center is ranked in the top 50 at #24 in the nation (and #1 in Ohio) by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation.
- Free-standing Rehabilitation Institute at the MetroHealth Old Brooklyn Healthcare Campus
- Features 67 inpatient rehabilitation beds on three specialized floors for spinal cord injury and trauma, brain injury and stroke
- As the primary certified Level One Trauma and Burn Center for all Northeastern Ohio, MetroHealth Medical Center treats a large number and variety of trauma cases
- The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute is designated as a Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Model System, in recognition of our state-of-the-art spinal cord injury care and cutting-edge clinical research
- Outpatient clinics focus on musculoskeletal/sports, pain, amputee management, lymphedema, concussion, electrodiagnosis, spasticity management, as well as ultrasound-guided injections and interventional spine procedures
The Mission of MetroHealth’s Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency program is to prepare physical therapists to become dedicated advanced neurologic practitioners through mentorship, inter-professional collaboration and the integration of clinical learning experiences, evidence-based practice, research, teaching, community service, and professional opportunities. Graduates are trained to become board-certified neurological clinical specialists who are influential contributors within the health care team promoting health, access to care, and quality of life for all individuals and communities.
Residency Accreditation Status
The MetroHealth System is seeking initial accreditation from the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTFRE). Final accreditation is anticipated October 2022. ABPTRFE has granted The MetroHealth Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program Candidacy status.
Candidacy status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation. Achieving candidacy status is not an indication that ABPTRFE will grant initial accreditation. Participants who graduate from a program in candidacy status are not deemed to have completed an accredited program.
For more information, please contact Angela Wolf, PT, DPT at [email protected].