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Residency Application

TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program will be using the APTA's RF-PTCAS for the admission process. Please note the materials required by RF-PTCAS that will be submitted through the APTA RF-PTCAS website.

Supplemental materials required by the TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurologic Residency Program include:

Cover letter/letter of intent to be submitted with your RF-PTCAS application, including responses to the following questions:

  • What are your goals for participating in a neurologic physical therapy residency program?
  • What strengths do you bring with you that will grant you success in the residency program?
  • What is your five-year career plan following the completion of a neurologic physical therapy residency program?

Reference Letters and Applicant Rating Forms

  • Three professional reference letters to be included with your RF-PTCAS application  
  • Three Applicant Rating Forms will be completed by each reference (all three references must be professional references) to be submitted to the contact information below. Download the Applicant Rating Form.
  • New graduates must submit at least one letter of recommendation (submit this through RF-PTCAS) and applicant rating form from a previous clinical instructor.

Description of Clinical Practice and Clinical Internships

  • Complete the following sections under RF-PTCAS Additional Information:
    • PT/PTA Clinical Experiences/Internships
    • Professional Employment History
    • Professional Memberships
    • Professional Licenses and CEUs
    • Certifications, Credentials, Residencies and Fellowships
    • Research, Awards, Teaching and Volunteer History

TIRR Memorial Hermann HR application

To access the application, visit Memorial Hermann's career opportunities.

  • Click on Search Jobs. This will take you to a new page.
  • Under the category Location, click on The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research.
  • Under Category, click on Therapy.
  • Under Therapy Job Openings in Houston, click on PHYS THERAPIST RESIDENT. This will take you to the next page.
  • Click on Apply Now. This will take you to a new page.
  • Create an account or sign in.

Application Fee

  • Application fee: $50.00
  • Make check payable to TIRR Memorial Hermann 

    Application deadline:

    • All required materials should be mailed together and must be received by December 2nd for consideration.
    • Please note that the three Applicant Rating Forms and the application fee must be sent directly to the contact information below:

    Laura Martin, PT, DPT, NCS
    Residency Director
    TIRR Memorial Hermann
    Physical Therapy Department
    1333 Moursund
    Houston, Texas 77030

    Interviews will be scheduled in January of each year. Interviews with the top five applicants following application review by the Residency Advisory Council.

    Didactic training begins end of June. Clinical training begins the first week of July. Specific start dates will be communicated to the resident in the acceptance letter. 


    Minimum Eligibility Requirements

    Minimum eligibility requirements for acceptance to TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program:

    • Be eligible for or hold a valid Texas Physical Therapy license
    • Eligibility requirements for new graduates:
      • You must have taken the Physical Therapy Licensure Exam on or before July test dates.
      • You must show proof of certificate of completion from the Physical Therapy Program Chair if your graduation date is past the start date of the Residency Program.
      • You must show proof of a temporary Physical Therapy license in Texas by the start date of the clinical training (This will be communicated to you). If you are from out-of-state, the requirements for temporary license is the same for in-state graduates. Please visit the Texas Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners website to review the licensing requirements.

    For more information, contact:

    Laura Martin, PT, DPT, NCS
    Residency Director
    TIRR Memorial Hermann  
    Physical Therapy Department 

    Houston, Texas 77030