Academic Programs : University of Miami & Affiliated Residencies

St. Catherine’s Rehabilitation

St. Catherine’s Rehabilitation Hospital and Villa Maria Nursing Center Residency in Geriatric Physical Therapy

Do you want to specialize in geriatrics but don’t know how to start?
The geriatric residency in geriatric physical therapy at St. Catherine’s Rehabilitation Hospital and Villa Maria Nursing Center is a unique opportunity for you to develop advanced clinical skills in a mentored environment. The program was the first fully APTA credentialed geriatric residency in PT in the United States. The year-long program offers physical therapists the ability to gain structured experiences in a variety of post-acute care settings. Residents are mentored by expert faculty, including 9 Board certified geriatric specialists. Additionally, residents complete didactic training with facility-based faculty as well as partner faculty from the University of Miami, Department of Physical Therapy. There is no tuition and residents earn a salary with benefits. Residency graduates will be qualified to sit for the ABPTS GCS exam. Click here for more information.