Application Process

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How do I apply?

All applications to the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency at St. Luke's program must be made through the Residency and Fellowship Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service (RF-PTCAS).
  1. All applicants must have a valid license to practice PT in Pennsylvania or be eligible to sit for the NPTE prior to start of residency.
  2. All applicants must be a member of the APTA and Orthopedic section
  3. All applicants should have three (3) letters of recommendation. If you are a recent graduate, include a letter of recommendation from one of your clinical instructors
  4. All applicants must demonstrate through their personal statement and/or letters of recommendation a strong commitment to the philosophy of the specialty of orthopaedics and the principles of the Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency at St. Luke's. 
  5. It is highly recommended that applicants are members of the AAOMPT
  6. Acceptance into the program is provisional provided the candidate meets all employment eligibility requirements of SLUHN & New Valley Rehab
  7. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  
    • Preference for the July cohort will be given to applications submitted by February 28
    • Preference for the January cohort will be given to applications submitted by July 31