Residency Programs

Physical Therapy Residency Programs

 geriatric, pediatric, orthopedic, neurologic, women's health

Creighton University Department of Physical Therapy’s ABPTRFE-accredited residency programs provide post-professional clinical residency education in specialty PT areas; pediatricorthopedic , women’s healthneurologic, and geriatric

Resident experiences include clinical practice, clinical mentoring, teaching in the specialty area and opportunities for research and scholarly activity. The residency program is one year in length. Each program contracts with different community partners to provide the clinical work site and clinical mentorship.

Residents participate in a Common Core Curriculum, which includes topics that are relevant for all PT residents and OT fellows within an academic curriculum in their specialty area. Interprofessional opportunities are incorporated in the academic curriculum and clinical practice.

The Creighton Difference

Faculty Expertise: A diverse faculty brings expertise to the areas of clinical practice, teaching and research


Curricular Innovation: Interprofessional Common Core: An interdisciplinary common core curriculum helps create a resident community that broadens perspectives

Foundations in Clinical Reasoning: Advancement of clinical reasoning skills in embedded in clinical mentorship and emphasized across learning opportunities

Leadership & Scholarship: Faculty, residents and program graduates engage in local, state and national professional service and scholarship opportunities


Attributes of Creighton University PT Residency Graduates

  • Exhibit excellence in clinical reasoning
  • Possess the reflective capacity to facilitate adaptive learning
  • Demonstrate effective clinical and academic teaching abilities
  • Display leadership in professional and community engagement
  • Practice comprehensive collaborative care

All residents gain teaching experience in:

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