Athletic Training Residency

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The 1 year St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency Program accepts 2 Residents per year. The program is currently in it’s the self study year in pursuit of accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Residents are exposed to a comprehensive experience that enhances clinical evaluation and diagnostic skill of the Athletic Trainer.

The mission of the St Luke’s University Health Network Athletic Training Residency is to enhance clinical evaluation and diagnosis competency of the Athletic Trainer while refining their unique skills to create a multifaceted healthcare professional that fills a significant role in today's evolving healthcare landscape.

Residency Focus:

Advanced Evaluation and Diagnosis
Program Director Jim Reidy, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS: “St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency offers an outstanding opportunity for Athletic Trainers who are looking to advance their clinical skill with a focus on evaluation and diagnosis. Residents get extensive experience in both the orthopedic office and traditional setting to continue development toward being leaders in the field. The Network provides an immersive experience that exposes Residents to many experts from a wide range of disciplines producing an Athletic Trainer that can excel in today’s healthcare landscape.”

Why choose this program?

The St. Luke’s Athletic Training Residency Program cultivates evaluation and diagnosis skill through direct mentoring experiences with Orthopedic Physicians and elite Athletic Trainers. These experiences are supported by didactic and scholarly education that is enhanced by medical professionals that truly have a passion for teaching. Residents expand knowledge, skill and abilities within the scope of practice of Athletic Training while focusing on patient-centered care and interdisciplinary collaboration. Residents get advanced training in musculoskeletal imaging, health care informatics, casting/bracing while developing skill in the St. Luke’s Simulation Center. St. Luke’s University Health Network prides itself on education and development of the highest quality medical professionals. The Network currently has 23 accredited residencies and fellowships making it the ideal environment for learning. Athletic Training Residents are exposed to advanced training techniques that medical education applies to develop physicians and other specialists within these programs. This approach challenges Residents to develop their clinical practice to be leaders in the field.