Residency Programs. The mission of the Physical Therapy Residency Program is to provide a comprehensive curriculum, mentoring, and teaching experience to facilitate the advanced clinical development of physical therapists who will provide exceptional evidence-based and patient-centered physical therapy services, and become future educators of .... Belmont University School of Physical Therapy in partnership with Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute offers an 18 month long Sports Physical Therapy Residency. The program is designed to prepare residents for ABPTS board certification in Sports Physical Therapy. The residency is one of 47 programs of its kind in the United States accredited by. "/>Physical therapy sports residency list