Resident and mentor sitting at table during mentoring debrief

Apply for Admission

All applicants must:

  • Complete an online application through the Residency-Fellowship Centralized Application System (RF-CAS) of the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).
  • Be eligible for and obtain licensure as a physical therapist in the District of Columbia.

Application Deadline

  • January 8th

Application Fee

All applicants pay a centralized application fee directly to RF-PTCAS. In addition, the supplemental, non-refundable application fee is $40. Only checks are accepted. Checks should be made payable to MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital with a note in the subject line "PT Neurologic Residency Training" and sent to:

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital

c/o Lanette Aguilar

102 Irving Street NW

Washington, DC 20010

Interview Selection and Process

Qualified candidates may be selected to interview for the MedStar/GW neurologic residency. The interview process is designed to evaluate each candidate's communication skills, professionalism, match to the MedStar/GW mission, and his or her understanding of the role of neurologic physical therapy in today's health care environment. Residents will develop and present a case-study to highlight their neurologic clinical decision-making process with a past or current patient. The virtual interview occurs in February or early March.

Admissions Timeline


Application materials due


Candidate Interviews


Accepted residents notified

Mid June

Neurologic Consortium didactic webinars begin


Clinical & teaching positions begin

Residency Costs

There is a $1000 program fee.  

Each resident is also responsible for the purchase of personal textbooks, scrubs, and incidental supplies. Residents must plan for living expenses and transportation to clinical and teaching facilities across the D.C. metro area. In addition, the resident will need to pay for travel expenses associated with the Neurologic Physical Therapy Professional Education Consortium onsite module (four-day module in Los Angeles, CA).

Download the Residency and Fellowship Financial Fact Sheet for our program.