Pediatric Residency

Education > Pediatric Residency

Why Choose St. Luke’s 

  • Experiential learning consisting of diverse observational and interactive learning experiences throughout the St. Luke’s University Health Network and Lehigh Valley community
  • Evidence-based, personalized approach to a variety of pediatric diagnoses in small multidisciplinary outpatient clinics 
  • 1:1 Mentoring with experienced pediatric physical therapists
  • Opportunities to participate in research, teaching, and mentoring at local universities 
  • Involvement in advocacy, leadership, and community activities
  • Full time benefits and competitive salary
  • Access to outdoor activities and vibrant night life that the Lehigh Valley offers

Our Mission:

To promote and enhance the profession of pediatric physical therapy by producing pediatric specialists that deliver the highest quality, family-centered care to help patients and families live more  fulfilling lives and become the providers of choice in the communities we serve.​

Program Goals:

  • Provide residents with high quality experiences and exposure to a wide variety of pediatric conditions
  • Prepare residents to be ambassadors for physical therapy through 1:1 mentoring, teaching, marketing, and interprofessional collaboration across the continuum of care
  • Educate residents to use evidence-based approaches to pediatric physical therapy Include residents as valuable members of our interdisciplinary teams
  • Prepare residents to take the ABPTS Pediatric Specialty Exam 


  • 8 Pediatric Outpatient Clinics 
  • Aquatic Therapy 
  • Early Intervention 
  • Inpatient, NICU, and local school experiences