Eligibility requirements

The Upper Extremity Physical Therapy Fellowship at UW Health is a full-time, 14-month program.


To be eligible for the Upper Extremity Physical Therapy Fellowship you must:

  • Have a valid physical therapy license in both Wisconsin and Florida
  • Hold ABPTS specialist certification or have completed an ABPTRFE-accredited residency in sports rehabilitation
  • Be a licensed athletic trainer, certified emergency responder or licensed EMT


To obtain information on licensing, contact the Wisconsin Department of Licensing or the Florida Board of Physical Therapy.

Application and selection process

Application process

  • Cover letter detailing the reason for an application to the fellowship program
  • Statement letter of goals and objectives for fellowship area of interest
  • Current resume/CV
  • Three letters of reference including one from a former employer
  • Submit all required materials here

Application dates

  • Application period opens Feb. 15, 2023
  • The application deadline is Feb. 15, 2023
  • Remote interviews will occur March 15-April 15, 2023
  • Position offer date is May 1, 2023