The fellowship is a 12-month program accredited through the American Board of Physical Therapy and Fellowship Education that supports our strong curriculum. In addition to your clinical practice and event coverage, you will attend conferences, learn through Journal Club, study advanced topics and attend grand rounds. The Upper Extremity Fellowship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).

The partnership we have with the Cleveland Indians and their AAA affiliate team, the Columbus Clippers, provides fellows with a rare academic experience. From working at pro spring training camp to serving the Clippers throughout their season, our fellows are there every step of the way — and guided by experienced faculty and staff.

For more information, please visit the OSUWMC Upper Extremity Athlete Fellowship Webpage.

Compensation and Benefits

Program participants are employed full time by the OSUMC, including a benefits package. Salary is commensurate with revenue-generating clinic time. Participants do not pay tuition. 


  • Be eligible for physical therapy licensure in the state of Ohio
  • Have successfully completed an accredited orthopedic or sports residency program and/or a current specialist certification from the ABPTS in sports or orthopedics
  • Background working with upper extremity athletes


Applications should be completed through American Physical Therapy Association’s centralized application system. Top candidates will be interviewed on Ohio State’s campus during March and April.

Curricular Map

Upper Extremity Curricular Map

Contact Us

Adam Ingle, PT, DPT
Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy
Program Director, Upper Extremity Athlete Fellowship
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute
2835 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH, 43202


100% graduation rate and majority of graduates offered positions in Major League Baseball (MLB).

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