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University of Miami – Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Physical Therapy Residency Program

Department of Physical Therapy
The University of Miami and Jackson Rehabilitation Hospitals jointly form the UM-JRH Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Residency Program. This year long program offers licensed physical therapists the opportunity to gain structured educational and clinical experiences in a variety of settings including critical care, acute care, and outpatient programs. The academic component of the program is completed in the University of Miami Department of Physical Therapy on both the Coral Gables and medical campuses. Clinical mentoring takes place at Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital and the University of Miami Hospital.

Mentoring is led by experienced physical therapists and board certified cardiovascular and pulmonary clinical specialists. Our program accepts 1-2 Residents per cohort with 100% first time passing rate for the ABPTS Board Certification exam. Completion rate over the past two years: 50%. One resident voluntarily withdrew from the program.

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Applications deadline is February 1, 2025 for the 2025-2026 year.

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  • Residency Mission Statement

  • The goals and objectives of the Program

  • General Information

  • Learning Modules or Unit Topics

  • Additional Information

  • Faculty

Contact Information

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Department of Physical Therapy
5915 Ponce de Leon Blvd. 5th Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Meryl Cohen, PT, DPT, CCS, FAPTA

Phone: 305-284-4535
Fax: 305-284-6128