Residency

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.

Description of Residency Practice for Oncology

This document provides specific program requirements and guidelines for accredited and developing residency programs. For more information, visit www.abptrfe.org.

Current PT Oncology Residency Programs

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.

Baylor Scott and White Institute for Rehabilitation Oncology Residency
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Location: Dallas, Texas
Program length: 12 months
Application Deadline: December 2020
Contact: JBertram@BSWRehab.com

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City of Hope Oncology Residency 
Accreditation Status: Candidacy
Location: Duarte, California
Program Length: 12 months
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Contact: ratran@coh.org

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Oncology Residency 
Location: New York, New York (Manhattan)
Accreditation Status: Candidacy
Program Length: 18 months
Application Deadline: July 17, 2020
Contact: neuptresident@mskcc.org

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Beaumont Health Oncology Residency 
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Location: Troy, Michigan
Program length: 12 months
Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Contact: Christopher.Wilson@beaumont.org

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Duke University Health System Oncologic Residency 
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Program length: 12 months
Application deadline: December 1, 2019
Contact: daniel.dore@duke.edu

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Join the Oncology Residency ListServ

After joining, connect and share with others in the group by sending your contributions to the ongoing discussion via email to residency@oncologypt.org.

Oncology Residency SIG

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If you are interested in joining the developing Residency Special Interest Group, please reach out to Chris Wilson (cwilsondpt@gmail.com) to learn more.