Women's Health Physical Therapy Residency

The mission of the M Health Fairview Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency is to improve the health of the communities we serve by providing advanced clinical training, professional development, and research opportunities in the specialty area of women’s health. Program graduates will gain the knowledge and skills to provide exceptional patient care, learn to integrate evidence with clinical practice, and serve as an advocate for pelvic health physical therapy to consumers and colleagues through education and community service.

The M Health Fairview Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency Program will:

  1. Provide each resident with the advanced education and skills necessary to allow practice as a primary care specialist in women’s health physical therapy.
  2. Educate each resident in the advanced skills necessary for the analysis of relevant pelvic health scientific literature and the clinical application of evidence.
  3. Educate each resident to contribute to the pelvic PT knowledge base through a clinical research opportunity.
  4. Promote advocacy of women’s health PT to consumers and colleagues in the communities we serve through education and community service.
  5. Prepare each resident to obtain ABPTS board certification as a clinical specialist in women’s health physical therapy

About the residency

The M Health Fairview Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency is a post-professional clinical and didactic education experience designed for PTs who wish to significantly advance their preparation as a specialty provider of pelvic patient care services. It combines ongoing clinical mentoring with a theoretical basis for advanced practice and scientific inquiry.

Salary and Benefits

Each Resident is paid a salary of $52,770 for the residency year. Each resident is provided access to full health, dental, liability, disability insurance benefit and two weeks paid time off as per M Health Fairview Health Service employee standard.

Length of Residency

13 month appointment beginning last week in July and ending on August 31st of the following calendar year.

Accreditation:

We are a candidate program undergoing accreditation process in April, 2021.

Application must be received by 02/15 for consideration for the residency year. If application is accepted, formal interviews will be held 04/14/2021.

Acceptance into the program is provisional pending the candidates meeting all conditions of employment with M Health Fairview Health Services.

Direct any and all correspondence to:
M Health Fairview Women’s Health Physical Therapy Residency Program
Attn: Betsy Walts, PT, OCS, WCS, Cert. MDT

Swalts1@fairview.org