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Clinical Experience and Mentorship
Residents participate in a variety of clinical and didactic experiences across the lifespan and continuum of care during this 52 week residency program.
Residents will rotate through the various settings within the Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center, including:
Residents will have the opportunity to enhance their clinical skills in the treatment of patients with:
Throughout the clinical rotations, the resident will interact and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team (ie, physicians, case managers, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, nurses, social workers, neuropsychologists).
In addition to direct patient care at the different clinical sites, the residents will be participating in various additional clinical experiences including:
These are offered to further facilitate the resident's learning. These specialty clinics are led by experts in the field and the residents will receive 1:1 faculty mentorship.
Community service opportunities are also offered within the residency program. This allows the resident to participate in service-oriented activities to strengthen their demonstration of community responsibility.
While on each rotation, the resident will be provided with 1:1 mentorship in order to advance his/her clinical skills and patient management. This mentorship will be provided by clinical faculty, who are experts in the area of neurologic physical therapy.
The resident will maintain a schedule of 20 clinic hours per week with a minimum of 3-hours of 1:1 faculty mentorship per week. This will allow the resident 150 hours of mentorship at minimum by the conclusion of the residency.
Mentorship occurs during patient treatment sessions and during non-treatment time to allow for practice of new psychomotor skills and/or the discussion of theory, scientific evidence and the clinical application thereof.
For more information, please contact:
Anna Lisa De Joya, PT, DSc, NCSResidency DirectorTIRR Memorial Hermann Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program1333 MoursundHouston, Texas 77030(713) 797-7627NeuroPT@memorialhermann.org