Graduate Medical Education

Athletic Training Residency

Athletic training residency

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 Orthopedic skill of the Athletic Trainer.

The mission of the St. Luke’s University Health Network Athletic Training Residency is to enhance competency of the Athletic Trainer in the specialty area of orthopedics while refining their unique skills to create a multifaceted healthcare professional that fills a significant role in todays evolving healthcare landscape.

Residency Focus:

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 Orthopedics. 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 orthopedic 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, and leadership, 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.