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Orthopaedic Residency Program 

Scottsdale Healthcare's Orthopaedic Residency Program is a full-time, 52 week program that begins every July. The orthopaedic residency program provides advanced training in orthopaedic physical therapy that is based on the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: Description of Specialty Practice and The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice.

The resident participates in 18 classroom/lab sessions (72 hours), 33 independent study courses through the Orthopaedic Section of the APTA (165 hours) and >150 hours of 1:1 mentorship time with a fellow of the AAOMPT, in addition to >1200 hours of clinical practice time with a clinical faculty member on-site for any questions.

The resident's compensation is based on current pay scale at Scottsdale Healthcare for Resident Physical Therapist. The resident will receive all the benefits that he/she is eligible for as a full-time employee of Scottsdale Healthcare. There is no program fee to participate in the residency program.

Our Faculty:

Jeff Abernethy, PT,OCS,FAAOMPT

Jodi Barnum,PT,DPT,OCS


Kelly Chavez, OTR/L,MFA,MA,CHT

Jennifer Hinsberger, PT,OCS,CSCS, PMA

Matthew Schroeder, PT, DPT,OCS

 For more information please contact:

Matthew Schroeder, PT,DPT,OCS

Director of Residency Programs