The American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) defines residency programs as post-professional programs intended to train physical therapists in a specialty area.
On this page, please find resources for physical therapy professionals considering applying for oncologic residency and for those who are interested in developing oncologic residency programs.
For Oncologic Residency Applicants
ABPTRFE provides comprehensive information regarding application for residency. Please click here to learn more about residency programs, the application process, and for a current directory of residency programs.
In 2013, APTA launched the Residency/Fellowship Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (RF-PTCAS) that now provides two services, an online application for prospective participants and a web-based admissions management software for programs. Click here to learn more about RF-PTCAS and to initiate an application today.
For Developing/Accredited Oncologic Residency Programs
ABPTRFE provides comprehensive resources for educators at developing or accredited residency and fellowship programs. Click here to learn more about procedures, accreditation, news, updates, and more.
Oncology Physical Therapy Residencies
The following Oncology Physical Therapy Residency programs are currently being developed, are current candidates for accreditation, or have been accredited by APTA. The Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy does not endorse any individual residency program. Please visit the residency’s individual webpage for more information.
APTA Credentialed Oncology Physical Therapy Residency Programs:
Duke University Health System Oncologic Residency
Department of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
40 Duke Medicine Circle South Clinic
Durham, NC 27710
APTA Candidate Oncology Physical Therapy Residency Programs:
Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation Oncology Residency
411 N Washington Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246
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