Application Process

Application Deadlines:

Rolling application process.

Application Procedure:

Applications to our residency program are submitted through RF-PTCAS, the “central application system” for most residencies. Our 2022 application period opens October 2023.

Admissions Process Timeline

  • Application due - rolling process
  • Approximate start date - August 14, 2023


The one-year residency curriculum provides 1:1 mentoring with expert clinicians in multiple TherapySouth outpatient clinics in the Birmingham area. Most didactic work will be completed through MedBridge’s OCS Prep Program, supplemented by in-person hands-on labs and discussions, as well as selected, independent readings and other continuing education opportunities (e.g., dry needling, Credentialed Clinical Instructor training program). In addition, our individualized program provides varyied experiences in teaching, research, and community.

Additional Information

For detailed information or questions about admissions or curriculum, contact John Lowman, PT, PhD at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 205-934-5892.