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Residencies and Fellowships

The University of Maryland School of Medicine's PTRS Department is actively engaged in a variety of post-professional learning programs. Please click on the links below to learn more about our programs.

Pediatric Physical Therapy Residency with Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI)

  • The University of Maryland School of Medicine's PTRS Department has partnered with Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) to provide didactic education and training to residents enrolled in KKI's Physical Therapy Clinical Residency Program. UMSOM's PTRS Department will provide KKI residents with didactic education through lectures, lab experiences, and assistant teaching opportunities in its entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. (existing content)
  • For more information on KKI's Physical Therapy Clinical Residency Program and its partnership with University or Maryland School of Medicine's PTRS Department, please go to their website at

The University of Maryland's Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program is dedicated to advancing the education of physical therapists in order to develop leaders in clinical practice, research and service through a collaborative partnership with UM Rehabilitation Network and UM School of Medicine to optimize patient care.

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency with University of Maryland Rehabilitation Network (UMRN)

Our 14-month program includes:

  • Acute care and outpatient rotations
  • Teaching and learning in partnership with the UM School of Medicine
  • Direct exposure to acute care injuries through continuum of care
  • Observation of surgery, clinical operations and outpatient centers

For more information, please email program director Greg Mesa: or visit our website at

*** ABPTRFE granted the University of Maryland Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency candidacy status. Candidacy status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation. Achieving candidacy status is not an indication that ABPTRFE will grant initial accreditations. Participants who graduate from a program in candidacy status are not deemed to have completed an accredited program. ***