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Residency Program

UF Health Jacksonville ranks among the best teaching hospitals in the nation. The UF Health Jacksonville Physical Therapy Residency Program is designed to provide exceptional clinical education across the continuum of defined specialty physical therapy practice based on American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Our organization and department believe that interactive learning is critical for the development of life-long learning, professionalism, accountability and critical thinking. Each component of residency training is designed to correlate with ABPTRFE Quality Standards, and individual academic curriculum learning objectives.

The Residency Education Program involves didactic work, clinical research, mentored leadership and clinical training via structured mentorship. Residents are expected to be able to implement all learned knowledge and skills into defined specialty practice resulting in the next generation of highly effective clinical specialist in physical therapy and further improving community health outcomes.

Program Length: Twelve months, beginning in July

Numbers of Residents Accepted: Two full time residents per year


  • 4 days of personal leave
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Professional time for conferences and research
  • Health insurance
  • Dental coverage
  • Life insurance
  • 401(K)
  • Educational and professional travel allowances
  • MedBridge 1 year subscription
  • Dedicated office space
  • Laptop

Salary: Approximately $56,300/year

Tuition: None