Orthopaedic and Sport Physiotherapy Fellowship - HPC

Posted on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Written by Erin Blackmore

Our Health and Performance Centre and Eramosa Physiotherapy team collaboratively work using an evidence-based model to promote health, implement strategies of prevention and assist in the achievement of personal performance in both athletes and active individuals in the community of Guelph. The Sport Physiotherapy Fellowship provided in collaboration with Eramosa Physiotherapy Associates will offer a comprehensive learning experience and advance the practical skills of the participants to develop leaders in both sport and orthopaedic physiotherapy.

Fellowship Components

  • Occurs during the University of Guelph’s fall and winter semesters  
  • Requires approximately 40 hours/week of combined education/mentoring, clinical work and sports coverage consisting of:
    • Provision of therapy services with a University of Guelph sports team, including practical hours to meet Sport Physiotherapy Canada curriculum requirements
    • Provision of clinical physiotherapy services to an active and athletic population using an evidence-based approach at the University of Guelph’s Health and Performance Centre.
    • Regular attendance and participation in educational and individual mentoring opportunities, research initiatives and interdisciplinary collaboration with health professionals from the Health and Performance Centre which may qualify for mentoring hours to meet CPA Orthopaedic Division curriculum requirements.
  • Consists of a paid hourly remuneration

Fellowship Pre-Requisites

  • Licensed as a Registered Physiotherapist for Independent Practice or Provisional Practice with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (CPO)
  • Valid professional liability insurance
  • Successful completion of the Written Component (Qualifying Exam) and registration or completion of the Clinical Component  of the Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE)
  • New graduates are welcome to apply, however priority will be given to Registered Physiotherapists who have at least 2 years’ experience and have successfully completed the CPA Orthopaedic Division’s Level 2 or higher
  • Membership in both the Orthopaedic and Sport Physiotherapy Divisions of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
  • Sport First Responder certification

How to Apply

Please email the following to blyons@uoguelph.ca by March 31, 2018:

  • Introduction letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 letters of reference (one of which must be from a Regulated Health Practitioner with whom you have worked/been supervised)


For Further Information Contact

Brett Lyons, Manager of Physiotherapy Services

Email: blyons@uoguelph.ca

Phone: (519) 767-5011