First step is to fill out this online form
. Then you need to send a self-evaluation that states your goals and objectives for residency experience, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation to:
Scott Straker, PT, MS, SCS, ATC, LAT
Gundersen Sports Medicine
1900 South Ave., NC1-002
La Crosse, WI 54601
At least one letter of recommendation must be from a previous employer of the physical therapist. It is recommended that the remaining letters include input from academic faculty at the applicant’s physical therapy school and/or a physician that the physical therapist worked with in the past.
- Graduation from an accredited physical therapy program
- Possession or application for Wisconsin State Physical Therapy license
- Completion of "Emergency Response" course offered through the Sports Physical Therapy Section of the APTA prior to beginning the program (requirement may be waved with evidence of possession of other emergency response credentials; ATC, EMT, etc)
Selection of applicants
A committee composed of the residency directors, medical and administrative directors, and clinical instructors will determine overall selection. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 15.
Compensation/funding for clinical residency will be provided through Gundersen Health System and Gundersen Medical Foundation.