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									For more information regarding this fellowship,                                                      University of Michigan
               please contact:

                                                                                                           Spine Program
                 Andrew Marsh, PT, Cert. MDT                                                        Orthopedic Physical Therapy
                    Spine Clinical Specialist                                                       Clinical Residency Program
                 Orthopedic Residency Director
                     Department of Physical
                   Medicine and Rehabilitation
                 UMHS PM&R Spine Program
                 325 E. Eisenhower Parkway
                     Ann Arbor, MI 48108
                        (734) 763-4767




Executive Officers of the University of Michigan Health System Robert P. Kelch, Executive
Vice President for Medical Affairs; James O. Woolliscroft, Interim Dean, U-M Medical School;
Douglas Strong, Chief Executive Officer, U-M Hospitals and Health Centers; Kathleen
Potempa, Dean, School of Nursing.

The Regents of the University of Michigan: Julia Donovan Darlow, Laurence B. Deitch, Olivia P.
Maynard, Rebecca McGowan, Andrea Fischer Newman, Andrew C. Richner, S. Martin Taylor,
Katherine E. White, Mary Sue Coleman (ex officio).
The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with
all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action,
including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of
nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion,
creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender expression, disability, or Vietnam-era veteran status in employment, educational
programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the
Senior Director for Institutional Equity and Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator, Office of
Institutional Equity, 2072 Administrative Services Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1432,
734-763-0235, TTY 734-647-1388. For other University of Michigan information call 734-764-
1817.

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                                                                                 Program Overview
The Spine Program, Occupational and Physical Therapy Division, Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation of the University of Michigan Health System takes pride in             The applicants will be evaluated based on the following
offering an orthopedic clinical residency program designed to provide entry level         criteria:
graduates and general physical therapists with advanced training in manual therapy                      Academic Education
with emphasis on the following paradigms: McKenzie Method, Orthopedic Manual                            Clinical Education and Mentoring Experiences
Physical Therapy Method and Osteopathic Method for the treatment of orthopedic                          Clinical Experience in Orthopedic Physical Therapy
conditions. This program utilizes a medical, evidence based model with didactic,                       Personal Vision and Development Plan
laboratory and clinical training sessions. The curriculum also aims to prepare the
resident for the APTA Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification Examination.           Minimal eligibility requirements:
                                                                                                       Licensure in Physical Therapy by the Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
This residency runs for 12-18 months. The length of the residency will depend on
                                                                                                         and/or be able to attain a license prior to the initiation of residency.
the number of hours per week that the resident wants to commit to the program (20-
                                                                                                       Comply with the University of Michigan Health System employment
30 hours per week). Three residents are accepted to participate in the program each
                                                                                                         Requirements
year. The residents can either be: (1) employed part time (provided an opening
within PM&R exists) and then mentored part- time (20-30 hours/wk) or (2) work part-                    Membership in the American Physical Therapy Association preferred.
time at a different facility and mentored part- time. The residents are given a
monthly stipend and are able to purchase health insurance from UMHS. If the               Please include the following items in your application
resident is also a UMHS employee, benefits including health insurance are provided.       package:
Curriculum Outline                                                                                      Cover Letter
                                                                                                        Curriculum Vitae
                                                                                                       Two letters of recommendation
           234 hours of classroom/lab instruction                                                      Description of Clinical Experience
          240 hours of 1:1 supervision while treating patients
           960 hours of clinical practice                                                 For more information regarding application package contents and the selection
          68 hours of specialty practice observation                                     process please visit our website at:
           (approximate hours)                                                            http://med.umich.edu/pmr/divisions/pt/residency.htm
The content of the classroom, lab and clinical reasoning                                  or contact the director of the Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program:
in this program encompass the following areas:
*Cervical Spine                              *Concepts of the Osteopathic Method                                                          Andrew Marsh, PT, Cert. MDT
*Thoracic Spine and Ribs                     *Special lectures on Core Stabilization,
                                                                                                                                              Physical Therapist
*Lumbar Spine                                 Pregnancy, Interventional Medicine,
*Sacral Spine and Sacroiliac Joint Complex    Conditioning and Exercise,                                                                   Spine Clinical Specialist
*Hip Joint                                    Multidisciplinary Spine Treatment                                                          Orthopedic Residency Director
*Knee Complex                                                                                                                             UMHS PM&R Spine Program
*Foot and Ankle                                                                                                                            325 E. Eisenhower Parkway
*Shoulder Complex                                                                                                                          Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108
*Elbow, Wrist and Hands                                                                                                                           (734) 763-4767
* Temporomandibular Joint
                                                                                                                                            abmarsh@med.umich.edu
*Surgical e shoulder and elbow                                                            Non-Discrimination Policy Notice The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, compl es with all i
*Evidence Based Practice                                                                  appl cable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 i
                                                                                          and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal
*Research                                                                                 opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex*, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation,
*Concepts of the McKenzie Method                                                          disability, or Vietnam-era veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may
                                                                                          be addressed to the Senior Director for Institutional Equity and Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator, Office for Institutional Equity, 2072
*Concepts of the Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Method                                Administrative Services Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1432, 734-763-0235, TTY 734-647-1388. *Includes discrimination
                                                                                          based on gender identity and gender expression

								
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