Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency

The Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency is a 13 month long residency program in the field of neurologic physical therapy. As part of the Detroit Medical Center, the RIM program provides unique offerings including rotations in various settings such as inpatient rehabilitation, acute care at a level 1 trauma center, outpatient rehabilitation, spinal cord injury specialty center, pediatric rehabilitation and more. The program is a full-time paid position including benefits.

The Neurologic PT Residency Program seeks to educate physical therapy residents in all aspects of neurologic physical therapy. The program will provide specialized clinical training through the use of didactic instruction, practical experience, direct mentoring and unique educational opportunities. The program will include a continuum of care from acute care to inpatient rehabilitation to outpatient rehabilitation, with clinical focus on diverse neurologic deficits within a multidisciplinary team environment.


In addition, RIM’s Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program will support evidence based practice. The program will integrate research into practice on a day to day basis and residents will participate in all levels of research including knowledge translation, journal clubs, article reviews and the opportunity to do original research.


RIM was granted an initial 5-year accreditation from ABPTRFE on September 30th 2020. Our first resident, Jared Kurdunowicz, PT, DPT, graduated on Jan 29, 2021.

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