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Teaching and Mentoring

Residency and Fellowship training ends and then the question “What’s next?” comes up. For many, the desire to mentor and teach is extremely important, not only to give back but as a great way to learn. The profession of physical therapy includes education-we educate our patients all the time. The desire to teach has brought many to the profession. For some, teaching other PT’s is an important goal. One of the pillars of MTI was based on providing the opportunity to teach and train those that come after.

GET PAID TO TRAIN: Giving back often involves training the physical therapy students that come behind you. The valuable clinical skills you develop through residency and fellowship training can help develop and inspire the next generation. As we value teaching, it is not an expectation that you give of yourself for free. We value your time as a mentor for students, residents and fellows, compensating you for these efforts.

CCIP: complete the APTA’s Credentialed Clinical Instructor Program (CCIP)

Residency Mentor: Graduates of the Fellowship program become qualified to provide mentoring for the Orthopedic Residency Program. Graduates of the Sports Residency can mentor future sport residents.

Fellowship Mentor: Graduates of the Fellowship program can mentor fellows in training.

MTI instructors have taught seminars and presented at conferences in:

Conference Speakers

  • AAOMPT : American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy
  • AAPT : American Academy of Physical Therapy
  • APTA : American Physical Therapy Association
  • Combined Section Meeting : Orthopedic Section of APTA
  • Massage Therapy Foundation
  • NAIOMT : North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • OGI : The Ola Grimsby Institute’s Annual Competency Forum
  • State Chapter Meetings for: WA , AK , FL , LA, ID 
  • The 5th Annual Mid-American Sports Medicine Conference
  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • Washington State Psychological Association
  • Private Practice Section Special Interest Group
  • Orthopedic Section Special Interest Group

University and Hospital Presentations

  • Bastyr University
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Evergreen Hospital
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Kansas University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • The British School of Osteopathy
  • University of Puget Sound
  • University of Washington

International Conferences

Physical Therapy School Students

As a teaching clinic we value not only the training of physical therapists in the post-graduate discipline of orthopedic manual physical therapy and sports physical therapy, but also the development of physical therapy students as they complete their professional training. Some of the PT schools we are associated with for completion of clinical affiliations include:

  • University of Washington
  • University of North Dakota
  • Wichita State University
  • Cal State Northridge
  • Georgia State University
  • Wichita State University
  • Cal State – Northridge
  • University of Michigan
  • Regis University
  • Mississippi State University

For more information, Contact us at Issaquah, Bellevue, Kirkland & Seattle, WA centers.