Alumni Residency and Fellowship Programs

Duke Health residencies

  • Physical Therapy Faculty Development: This program, run by DPT, helps develop the next generation of PT faculty.

  • Women’s Health: Started by Professor Carol Figuers, this program was the first of its kind in the nation, and the first PT residency at Duke. It provides an in-depth experience in the management of women’s health and wellness, including pelvic floor dysfunction, prenatal and postpartum concerns, oncologic issues, and complex osteoporosis.

  • Cardiopulmonary: Duke's Cardiopulmonary PT residency offers an in-depth experience in the management of complex cardiac and pulmonary conditions.

  • Pediatrics: Duke's Pediatric Physical Therapy residency provides an in-depth experience in the management of pediatrics across the continuum of care.

  • Sports Physical Therapy: The mission of the Duke Sports Physical Therapist residency is to develop and graduate practitioners, who by virtue of their critical thinking ability, clinical skills, diagnostic competence, and ethical standards are committed to promoting the optimum health and function of their clients, and who will serve the larger society and profession through teaching, administration, and research.

  • Orthopedic Physical Therapist: This Duke residency offers an in-depth experience in the management of orthopedics.

Residency and fellowship programs

Graduates of Duke DPT have also gone on to residency and fellowship programs at: