Contact: John W. Turner, VP Public Relations, Liz
Heath, Public Relations Specialist, Cayuga Medical Center (607) 274-4498, firstname.lastname@example.org
CMC Physical Therapy Program is recognized as
the region’s leader in physical therapy and sports medicine.
New York State to be Credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association
Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program at Cayuga Medical Center has become the first clinical residency for orthopedic physical therapists to be
credentialed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in New York State. The Physical Therapy Department at Cayuga Medical Center is recognized as the
region’s leader in physical therapy and sports medicine. The Orthopedic
Physical Therapy Residency Program was developed in collaboration with Physical
Therapy Department at Ithaca College. The residency program is one of only 34
APTA-credentialed orthopedic residencies in the United States.
residency program consists of 15 didactic courses, clinical mentorship,
physician observation, and participation in clinical research. Residents are
involved in teaching at Ithaca College and serve as clinical instructors for
physical therapy students interning at Cayuga Medical Center. The goals of the
program are to prepare residents to become specialists with advanced training,
contribute to the profession through scholarly activity and, to become a
mentor/teacher to students and other professionals.
Medical Center is a 204-bed, state-of-the art regional medical center and is
affiliated with many prestigious health care organizations including Cornell
University’s Weill Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer
Institute in Buffalo, NY, the Rochester Heart Institute at Rochester General
Hospital in Rochester, NY, and Mayo Medical Laboratories. For more information
on services available at the medical center and its satellite campuses, please
visit www.cayugamed.org or call (607) 274-4498.
Ithaca, New York 14850-1383