Parkview Women’s and Pelvic Health Residency
The Parkview Women’s and Pelvic Health Residency is a 13-month clinical residency that begins in July of 2021. The program allows residents to graduate with the knowledge and skills needed to excel as a women’s and pelvic health specialist, with comprehensive clinical experiences treating women, men and pediatric clientele.
Working alongside board-certified women’s clinical specialists and specialty faculty, the resident will have opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with urogynecology, OB/GYN, urology, colorectal and GI, professional discussions weekly at oncology tumor boards as well as collaborative rounding with other specialties and residents. The program includes the unique experience of clinical practice in a rural community hospital in addition to the specialty practice at the regional medical center.
The didactic curriculum includes 318 hours of combined synchronous and asynchronous learning with an opportunity to choose a sub-specialty track in either obstetrics or pelvic health. The Parkview Women’s and Pelvic Health Residency program is applying to be an ABPTRFE-certified residency.
Applicants must meet the following criteria by June of 2021:
- Graduate from a CAPTE accredited physical therapy program
- Eligible to practice physical therapy in the state of Indiana
- Applicants must have earned their Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) or be in the final year of completing their DPT. Upon completion of the residency, the candidate will then meet the requirements to take the WCS exam.
- Submit a letter of recommendation
- Proof of continuing education course: Pelvic 1 through Academy of Pelvic Health or Herman & Wallace
- Pass a specific clinical interview by pelvic therapist(s)
- Meet all eligibility requirements for Parkview Health Hospital System
- Member of APTA and Academy of Pelvic Health