ABPTRFE is the accreditation body for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for postprofessional residency and fellowship programs in physical therapy.

Accreditation is a process used by APTA to ensure the quality of the education that participants receive in residency and fellowship programs in physical therapy. It is a voluntary, nongovernmental, peer-reviewed process that occurs on a regular basis.

Residency Programs

Residency programs are post-professional programs intended to train physical therapists in a specialty area. Below, please find resources for physical therapy professionals considering continuing their education and advancing their career through a residency program.

About Residency Programs

Application Process

Directory of Residency Programs

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