Application Process

Application Deadlines:

March 3, 2023

Application Procedure:

Applications to our residency program are submitted through RF-PTCAS, the “central application system” for most residencies. Our 2022-23 application period is open from October 2022 to March 3, 2023.

Admissions Process Timeline

  • March 3, 2023 - Application due
  • March - Candidate interviews
  • Late March/Early April - Offer made/applicants notified
  • August 14, 2023 - Resident start date (estimate)


The one-year residency curriculum provides 1:1 mentoring across the continuum of care, including neuro ICU/acute care, inpatient rehab, outpatient, and community-based health/wellness services. Most didactic work will be completed through the MedBridge’s NCS Prep Program , supplemented by in-person discussions and selected, independent readings. In addition, our individualized program provides varying experience in teaching, research, and service in partnership with the UAB Department of Physical Therapy and the UAB-Lakeshore Research Collaborative.

Additional Information

For detailed information or questions about admissions or curriculum, contact Liz Wylie, PT, DPT, NCS or John Lowman, PT, PhD at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 205-975-9994 (LW) or 205-934-5892 (JL).