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Hand Residency


The University of Michigan Health System Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Division is proud to offer a comprehensive hand therapy residency program. This fellowship program is designed to provide occupational and physical therapists with the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the field of hand therapy.

Our program curriculum is designed to provide mentoring, hands-on experience and educational opportunities available in a progressive high paced teaching atmosphere.

Candidates can expect a challenging clinical and educational environment at one of the countries top hospitals.

The nine-month fellowship will include comprehensive evaluations, clinical reasoning, UE anatomy, formal competencies, splinting, treatment planning and implementation.

Training Expectations:

Eligibility Requirements:

Hand Residency Application (PDF)

Hand Residency Brochure (MS WORD)

For More Information, Please Contact:

Carole Dodge, OT,CHT
Clinical Specialist/Supervisor
(734) 936-7161
cdjr@med.umich.edu