We have made several posts on our residency experiences this year. These posts discuss in detail what a residency program is, how we chose our respective residencies (Harris Health Systems Orthopedic Residency, Scottsdale Healthcare, and USC Sports Residency), and most importantly why we chose to pursue a residency. We hope everyone found this information useful.
Recently, Melissa Dreger, a University of Pittsburgh student added a post in the AAOMPT Student Sig discussing residencies and fellowships. This post is broken down into 4 main categories and gives you a step by step process to follow when making the decision to pursue a residency or fellowship program. The post also has links to different residency pages and links on how to apply.
As Residencies and Fellowships continue to become more popular, there is a growing amount of information pertaining to these topics. We highly suggest you take full advantage of these resources. Choosing a residency program is similar to choosing a PT school. The right program can shape your career in ways you have never imagined.