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Inova Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program Application Process


Applications should include graduate school transcripts, a letter of intent identifying why the clinician desires entrance into a residency program, and two letters of recommendation. Qualified applicants will be contacted by the program director and scheduled for in person interviews with senior committee members. The scheduled interview date will also include a mock patient evaluation. Decisions will be finalized and communicated to selected applicants within several weeks.

Important Program Dates

  • Application Window lasts from February 1 - May 1, 2021
  • Interviews will be held May 24, 2021
  • Program acceptance notifications take place June 3 - 7, 2021
  • Program start date is July 19, 2021

Qualified Applicants Must Meet the Following Requirements:

  • Graduate of a CAPTE-approved physical therapy professional school
  • APTA and Orthopedic section membership
  • Valid Virginia Physical Therapy License
  • Current BLS/CPR certification

Applicants are Evaluated Based on the Following Criteria:

  • Academic education
  • Clinical education and mentoring experiences
  • Clinical experience in orthopedic physical therapy
  • Continuing education coursework
  • Interview and references