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The American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE) is the accreditation body for the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for postprofessional residency and fellowship programs in physical therapy.

Accreditation is a process used by APTA to ensure the quality of the education that participants receive in residency and fellowship programs in physical therapy. It is a voluntary, nongovernmental, peer-reviewed process that occurs on a regular basis.

Please follow the links below to the ABPTRFE Website for further information about residency guidelines, developing programs, the application process and more.

ABPTRFE Website

ABPTRFE Developing Programs

Application Process