PT Solutions Orthopaedic Residency

Learn about this program:

The PT Solutions Orthopaedic Residency Program's mission is to mentor, develop, and mold therapists into leaders of our practice and the physical therapy profession. Since its debut in 2012, our residency has expanded to serve to 13 communities nationwide with a focus on delivering exceptional clinical care.

  • Program application deadline: 7/31/2024
  • Program start date: 9/10/2024
  • Program duration: 11 months
  • Number of resident/fellow openings per cohort: 65
  • Tuition cost: None

Program Website

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Main Contact 

Kelly Medic
(609) 706-8595

  • Is there a salary or stipend? Yes: 100% salary of experience-matched peer.
  • Are there benefits? Yes: Full benefits: PTO, 401k match, Eligibility for monthly incentive, Annual fitness incentive, Employee Assistance Program for mental health services.
  • Is there housing assistance? No, however local teams are happy to provide housing recommendations.

  • Clinical site information: 
  • Clinical mentorship information:
    • 4 hours/week
  • Residents receive 100% of their salary and do not owe a tuition.
    • Residents work full time in the clinic alongside clinical faculty and mentors and have an additional 4 hours/week working 1:1 with mentors. The program boasts a 90% graduation rate and 94% passing rate on the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialist (ABPTS) Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist Examination.
  • Is there the ability to work with a specialized population(s)?
    • High school athletics at specific sites, and pelvic floor and TMD/orofacial at variable sites.

Faculty Spotlight

Spotlighted Faculty:


  • Name: Travis Barefoot PT, DPT, OCS
  • Background Education and Experience:
    "Senior instructor for residency didactic content and CEU's."
  • What is your role within the program?
    "Residency Faculty, 8 years."
  • What separates this program from others like it?
    "The high engagement from our residents, faculty, and mentors in making a meaningful impact on the way with think and grow as clinicians." 
  • Why do you think advanced orthopedic training through residency and fellowship is important?
    "Residency and fellowship education is so much bigger than the individual; although it accelerates critical thinking on the individual and local level. The real change is in the advancement of the profession."
  • Please share a little-known, fun fact that others may be surprised to learn about you.
    "Lived in Australia for 3 months!"