Physical Therapy Resources for Professionals

Physical Therapy at CHOP offers clinical education, residency and fellowship opportunities for those training for a career in physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Clinical Education

At CHOP, we offer an exciting clinical education for current physical therapy students. With more than 50 credentialed clinical instructors, our mission is to prepare entry-level practitioners for the field of pediatric physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Residency

The Physical Therapy Department Pediatric Residency is an APTA credentialed post-professional clinical and didactic education program that prepares the physical therapist resident to be a pediatric physical therapy practitioner.

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Physical Therapy Neonatology Fellowship Program

The Physical Therapy (PT) Neonatology Program is a full-time, 12-month program, offering post-professional clinical and didactic education for physical therapists who demonstrate clinical expertise in pediatric physical therapy.

One-day Observation

Learn more about one-day observation in the Physical Therapy Department.  

Physical Therapy Podcasts

Listen in as  Ian Leahy, DPT, OCS, SCS, a sports medicine rehab specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), discusses recent topics in all aspects of rehabilitation (PT/OT/Speech) with experts from across the Hospital and other youth health specialists. In this podcast series for rehab clinicians, pediatricians and patients / patient’s families, subject-matter-experts weigh in on the role that rehab plays in the management of the adolescent patient.


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