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

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:

Beaumont Health Oncology Residency
44201 Dequindre
Suite 203
Troy, MI 48047
Phone: 248-964-5114

Duke University Health System Oncologic Residency
Department of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
40 Duke Medicine Circle South Clinic
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 919-684-1844

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation Oncology Residency
411 N Washington Avenue
Suite 5100
Dallas, TX 75246
Phone: 817-329-2524

APTA Candidate Oncology Physical Therapy Residency Programs:

City of Hope Oncology Residency
1500 Duarte Rd
Duarte, CA 91010
Phone: 626-256-4673 ext. 82175

Memorial Sloan Kettering Oncology Residency
1275 York Ave
New York, NY 10065
Phone: 646-888-1902

APTA Developing Oncology Physical Therapy Residency Programs:

The James Cancer Hospital Solove Research Institute Oncologic Residency

1145 Olentangy River Road

Columbus, OH 43212

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