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Neurological Physical Therapy Residency

Our physical therapy residency is a 14-month post-professional opportunity that offers clinical education and mentoring. Open to APTA members, participants receive experience in an inpatient setting and can also achieve board certification as a neurological clinical specialist more quickly.

ABPTRFE logoEncompass Health Middelton's physical therapy residency program is accredited by he American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE), the APTA-recognized agency for the accreditation of physical therapist residency and fellowship education programs.

Opportunities & Goals


  • Clinical practice in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital
  • Didactic education from Neuroconsortium and Medbridge and weekly mentoring from a neuro PT
  • Interprofessional opportunities with a hospital and the community


  • Develop high-quality, evidence-based physical therapy practice or consultation skills for the neurologic patients
  • Educate patients and caregivers in the areas of wellness, prevention and health promotion
  • Develop clinical reasoning skills and critical inquiry to assess research and educate staff
  • Serve as an advocate within the physical therapy profession

Requirements & Financial Considerations


  • Doctorate in physical therapy
  • Eligibility for licensure in Delaware
  • Experience with neurologic patient populations

Financial considerations:

  • Salaried position
  • Full-time benefits
  • Application fee
  • Tuition fee

Financial Fact Sheet

Get in Touch

For more information or to apply, contact Justin Pepper.
Phone: 302.464.3400

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