Each candidate must possess a Baccalaureate or Master degree in Orthotics and Prosthetics from an NCOPE accredited program, or a Baccalaureate degree and a post graduate certificate in an NCOPE accredited Orthotics and/or Prosthetics program. If the candidate has academic credentials outside of the United States, the education must be approved by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics as acceptable to qualify the applicant to sit for the Clinical Certification Board Exams. Official transcripts are required for application consideration.
A. Complete the online application. Fill out the Application on line here.
B. Submit an official transcript.
C. Submit 2 (two) letters of professional reference. One must be from an instructor from your O&P curriculum.
D. Submit an essay addressing why you wish to attend the UM Orthotics and Prosthetics Center residency program, including a statement of your personal and professional goals.
E. Submit a current Resume.
F. Submit an application fee of $35.00. Make the check payable to "University of Michigan Orthotics & Prosthetics Center."
G. All applications submitted by non-U.S. citizens who have eligible college/university level degrees are required to have WES verification of educational equivalency prior to completing the application process. (NOTE: any non-U.S. citizen is fully responsible for obtaining any and all applications and related paperwork for entry into the United States including their J-1 Visiting Scholar Visa).
Note: Incomplete application packages will not be considered. We must receive your online application before you can be considered.
Please send all application materials by March 1 (for July start) to:
UM Orthotics and Prosthetics Center
Alicia Davis, M.P.A., C.P.O., F.A.A.O.P.
Residency Program Director
2850 S. Industrial Hwy., Suite 400
Ann Arbor, MI 48104