Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency
The Northwestern University & Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association as a post-professional residency program for physical therapists in neurologic physical therapy.
We aim to:
- Serve as a training ground and model for the specialized practice of neurologic physical therapy in the 21st century
- Foster an ability-driven, outcomes-based professional culture committed to the integration of science-based clinical reasoning and clinical care
- Spark a lifelong interest in learning and research
Please download the residency information packet (PDF) for more information. The packet is updated annually in September, just prior to the opening of the application cycle.
Applicants may apply through RF-PTCAS. The current cycle opens on October 1st.
Current Neurologic Physical Therapy Residents
Shannon Rose PT, DPT
Dr. Rose received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Midwestern University in 2021. She is in clinical practice as part of the NU-SRAlab Neurologic Residency Program at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
Thomas Samaan PT, DPT
Dr. Samaan received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of Texas Southwestern School of Health Professions in 2022. He is in clinical practice as part of the NU-SRAlab Neurologic Residency Program at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.