Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program

Since 2001, Cedars-Sinai Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, as part of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, has offered an Outpatient Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Resident and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).

This yearlong postgraduate residency focuses on improving the orthopaedic evaluation, examination and treatment skills of physical therapists with the goal of improving outcomes for our patients. This program prepares the resident for board certification in orthopaedic

100 %

of residents have completed the orthopedic residency program (n=18)

94 %

of residents went on to sit for and pass the OCS exam (17 of 18)

100 %

of residents who graduated within the past 5 years engaged in 2 of 5 professional activities

Training & Curriculum

  • Scheduled weekly mentored time with OCS credentialed staff clinicians.
  • Attendance in a long-term weekend specialty exam preparatory course through the Kaiser Permanente Southern California.
  • Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Programs.

Application Information

We are proud to name so many esteemed physicians and highly regarded researchers, all representing nearly every major medical discipline, as members of the Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program training program leadership and faculty.

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you would like to learn more about the Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program at Cedars-Sinai.

Maria Cecilia Alpasan, Program Director