Athletic Training Residency
About the Program
Ohio University (OHIO) and OhioHealth Sports Medicine jointly offer a post-professional athletic training residency program located at Ohio University’s Dublin Integrated Education Center. This partnership combines the strength of Ohio University’s history in athletic training education with the breadth of clinical practice experiences provided by OhioHealth, one of Ohio’s largest medical centers that employs over 100 athletic trainers.
The OHIO-OhioHealth Athletic Training Residency provides an advanced education program and a mentored clinical practice experience to certified athletic trainers who desire a curriculum focused upon the unique needs of the active adolescent patient.
Residency Didactic Program
The OHIO-OhioHealth Athletic Training Residency is one of the few residencies in athletic training offering a structured didactic experience resulting in credit hour generation and an academic transcript that can be applied to other advanced degrees (e.g. - academic doctorate, clinical doctorate, etc.) upon successful completion.
|Summer Term1||Fall Semester2||Spring Semester3|
AT 6110: AT Administration (3)
AT 6360: Psychosocial Issues in AT (2)
AT 6210: Human Anatomy for ATs (3)
AT 6400: Evidence-Based Care I (3)
AT 5300: Manual Therapy (3)
AT 6410: Evidence-Based Care II (3)
|Term/Semester Credit Hours:||5||6||6|
1 Summer term is typically scheduled throughout the month of July.
2 Fall semester is typically scheduled from the end of August to the first week of December.
3 Spring semester is typically scheduled from the beginning of January to the first week in May.
Click above to send requests for information to: Laura Harris, Clinical Professor
Residency Clinical Practice
The OHIO-OhioHealth Athletic Training Residency provides a 12-month full-time employment contract with OhioHealth Sports Medicine. The employment contract reflects a competitive salary and benefits (i.e. - medical, dental, vision, prescription and flexible spending). Clothing and continuing education will be also be provided. A typical clinical practice schedule is provided below.
|Onboarding||Middle School, High School or Club||Physician Practice*||Middle School, High School or Club||Physician Practice*|
*The timing of the physician practice experience will vary across all residents. What is provided above is a sample of one clinical practice rotation.
OhioHealth offers a variety of middle and high school clinical practice settings in private and public institutions. These institutions range in enrollments from 400-2000 students with 14-55 sport teams. The club sport clinical practice setting is with the Columbus Crew Soccer Academy (CCSC). The CCSC focuses on developing elite level soccer skills in adolescents aged 12-19. Physician practice rotations occur with family practice physicians.