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Orthopaedic PT Residency Program receives APTA credentials

The Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency Program in CHPSW's Department of Physical Therapy was recently credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Congratulations to  Emily Keshner, PT, EdD, Rob Gabriel, PT, PhD, Bill Egan, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Heidi Ojha, PT, DPT, and Scott Burns, PT, DPT for working together to help the ensure the department successfully met the requirements of the credentialing process.

"In Physical Therapy, we prepare our graduates to be autonomous practitioners ready to work in collaboration with other health professionals," said Dr. Keshner, chair of the Physical Therapy Department, "Residency and fellowship programs normally occur after the graduate physical therapist has obtained clinical experience in the workplace and wish to enhance their skills in a specialized area of the field.

The PT faculty are very proud of those members who have given of themselves to develop and implement this program as it advances the expertise of future clinicians and the recognition of Temple University as a leader in Physical Therapy education."