- Pelvic floor dysfunction
- Prenatal and postpartum concerns
- Oncologic issues/Lymphedema
- Complex osteoporosis
- Patient care in women’s health – e.g. musculoskeletal pain in pregnancy/postpartum; urinary incontinence in women and men; pelvic pain; post-mastectomy lymphedema; postural faults and pain in patients with osteoporosis
- Education/Teaching – e.g. participation in the Duke DPT Women’s Health Elective course; teaching community lectures on women’s health; leading a postpartum exercise class; attendance of Duke Women’s Health lecture series; observation of OB/GYN clinical practice and surgical interventions; participation in APTA Combined Sections Meeting
- Research – participation in ongoing women’s health research at Duke University
- The applicant should be a licensed Physical Therapist. Some clinical exposure to Women’s Health Physical Therapy is encouraged. Completion of a Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation course (Level 1 at minimum) is required.
Mike Schmidt, PT, DPT, MHA
Director of Duke’s Residency and Fellowship Programming
Department of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
We will be transitioning to RFPTCAS for applications shortly.
A link will be made available to apply to our program at that time.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 9, 2022
For August 1, 2023-July 31, 2024 Fellowship
|Year||Admitted||Graduated||Board Certified following year|
|2007-08||2||2||Yes for both|
|2009-10||2||2||Yes for both|