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Requirements and Application

Recent graduates and experienced clinicians may apply. Applications are through the Residency/Fellowship Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service. (RF-PTCAS)

The Vanderbilt University and Belmont University Pediatric Residency Program admission requirements include

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
  • Eligible for Physical Therapy licensure in the state of Tennessee
  • U.S. citizenship (required for LEND program)
  • Application to the Residency via RF-PTCAS completed by stated deadline
  • Three letters of Recommendation (Two of the three letters must be professional references)
  • A completed essay that includes the following (per RF-PTCAS): why the candidate is applying to our pediatric residency program; short-term and long-term professional goals; strengths the candidate will bring to the program

All applications for the Pediatric Residency Program are due December 1 of each year. Interviews are conducted in January. Residencies begin in August.

If you have questions regarding the application please contact Laura Flynn PT, PCS at

Last Edited: January 17, 2017
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