Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency

Please note: Neurologic Physical Therapy residency cohort for 2022-2023 will be resuming! Application on RF-PTCAS will be open by the end of January 2022. Please read the updated website thoroughly as some of the curriculum and mentoring details have changed regarding the 2022-2023 residency year. Any new changes will be updated as they become available. If you have any questions please reach out to the program director, Tanya Herman Lee.


Established in 2011, the HonorHealth/Northern Arizona University Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy was the first accredited neurological residency program in Arizona through the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency & Fellowship Education.

The Neurological Residency Program was reaccredited in 2019 through January 2029.

The program is a 12-month, full-time program with emphasis on graduating advanced-level specialists in clinical practice and education. The goal is to prepare clinicians to make a lasting contribution to their local and professional community.

Important dates

  • January 21, 2022- RF-PTCAS application open
  • February 2022- CSM meet up and further details regarding Virtual Open House
  • March 1, 2022- Application Due
  • March 7-11- Virtual Interviews
  • March 21, 2022- Common Offer Date

Why choose us?

  • You'll receive weekly one-on-one mentorship from experienced and highly trained board-certified neurological clinical specialists with emphasis on — but not limited to — Parkinson's disease, stroke, and vestibular rehabilitation.
  • The comprehensive neurologic curriculum is under reconstruction.
  • Please contact residency director with questions. Continue to check back for more details as this is updated.

Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency

No tuition fees!

  • You'll serve as a teaching assistant in the Northern Arizona University Physical Therapy Program one day a week for the year in Neurophysiological Therapeutics Lab 1 and 2 with Dr. Kim Gatewood and Dr. Pam Bosch.
  • The HonorHealth/Northern Arizona University Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy gives you the opportunity to improve your clinical skills while rotating through three practice settings: outpatient, acute care and acute rehabilitation.


Please submit an application electronically through RF-PTCAS.

Apply now

* Locations may vary based on staffing

Did you know?

  • 100 percent of residency graduates have passed the neurologic board examination on the first attempt and have become Neurologic Certified Specialists (NCS).
  • As full-time employees of HonorHealth, the residents are eligible for all of the benefits of employees such as paid time off, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, and discounts on gym memberships.
  • Residents have access to the hospital library with online full-text articles, article request and librarian-performed literature searches.
  • There are no tuition or program fees and no employment commitment following completion of the residency program.

Leadership and staff

See the Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program Faculty (PDF)

Graduate schools

Duke University, AT Still University (2), Mayo School of Health Science, Tennessee State University, Bellarmine University, Emory University, Midwestern University, Loma Linda University, University of Southern California, Northern Arizona University

Current states in which residents live: Arizona, Minnesota, Tennessee, Texas, California, Idaho

Graduates have gone on to become faculty at local universities, lead physical therapists and faculty in neurological residency programs.

For more information

Tanya Herman Lee, PT, DPT
Board-certified Neurologic Specialist
Director of Neurological Residency
HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
Email or call 480-587-6516