In addition to helping you prepare for your ABPTS certification exam, our residencies will guide you along the path to becoming a clinical expert in your area of specialty.
The Brooks Institute of Higher Learning offers seven on-site physical therapy residencies, all of which are accredited by the ABPTRFE. Through mentoring, classwork, psychomotor labs, and other unique learning experiences, our programs will advance your skills in the areas of clinical competence, scholarship, education, professionalism, and patient management. Our residents are offered full salary and benefits with Brooks Rehabilitation, which gives them the opportunity to work side by side with experts in all areas of rehabilitation medicine.
Our Orthopaedic residents have the unique opportunity to practice in state-of-the art outpatient facilities alongside experts in multiple disciplines and specialty populations. In addition, residents from all of the Brooks IHL residency programs comprehensively participate in foundational courses, allowing for development of professional relationships with colleagues of various specialty practice areas.
The Brooks Women’s Health Residency Program integrates a comprehensive focus on women’s health physical therapy practice with a strong musculoskeletal/orthopaedic foundation. A combination of didactic and psychomotor training, clinical mentoring, and strategic directed learning activities provide the Women’s Health residents with exposure and access to interdisciplinary partners in women’s health care.
This program is one year in length and consists of three components that include didactic/psychomotor classes, clinical mentoring and supervision, and directed learning activities. In addition, case study presentations prepare the resident for participation in professional conferences and potential submission for publication.
The Brooks Pediatric Residency program leverages relationships within the community and the Brooks Rehabilitation System of Care to allow for robust experiences in teaching, clinical practice, and research. Our Pediatric residents have the unique opportunity to gain experience in several practice settings including a neonatal intensive care unit.
During the two-year program, residents will gain experience working collaboratively with Athletic Trainers, Athletic Directors, Sports Medicine Physicians, as well as Physical Therapists with specialization in the areas of Women’s Health, Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, and Neurology.
As a world-class organization on the cutting edge of evidence-based practice and professional development, the Brooks IHL Neurologic Residency program prepares its residents to educate and care for complex neurologic populations.
The Brooks IHL Fellowship programs for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Language Pathologists provide a highly focused educational experience for clinicians seeking professional growth and clinical specialization.
As part of a world-class organization on the cutting edge of evidence-informed practice and professional development, the Brooks IHL fellowship programs prepare clinicians to be leaders in their specialty field of practice. All therapists completing a fellowship program will receive full benefits and salary from Brooks Rehabilitation. In addition to the mentoring and training you will receive from your fellowship program, you will gain tremendous knowledge and skill by being immersed with industry experts in the field of rehabilitation medicine.
In collaboration with the University of North Florida, Brooks IHL offers an ABPTRFE and ACOMPTE credentialed Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT). The program provides an eclectic; evidence based educational experience for individuals interested in attaining highly specialized skills in the practice area of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy.
Our AOTA approved Neurologic Fellowship program starts in July and runs for one year. Fellows-in-training rotate through various neurologic care settings within the Brooks Rehabilitation System including Inpatient Brain Injury, Stroke, and Spinal Cord Injury Programs as well as Skilled Nursing settings.
Brooks is proud to provide an opportunity for clinical fellows to gain experience working with multiple diagnoses including; Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury and Stroke. The Clinical Fellowship Program gives participants an opportunity to work in one of three settings including inpatient rehabilitation, acute care and skilled nursing.
– 150 hours of 1:1 on site clinical mentoring
– Full salary and benefits with Brooks Rehabilitation
– Shared experience with our 9 Residency and Fellowship Programs
– No tuition
– Enjoy opportunities to collaborate with 80 graduates practicing in the Brooks System
– Experiential learning opportunities in multiple settings throughout the Brooks Rehabilitation System of Care