Important Updates on Two SCU Chiropractic Residencies

news-and-events / SCU Admin / 01.26.17
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The Veterans Affairs (VA) Chiropractic Residency:

The application period for the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Integrated Clinical Residency is coming to a close on Feb. 3, 2017. The training period is from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018.

The VA chiropractic residency program focuses on Integrated Clinical Practice, with training emphasizing the provision of chiropractic care in an integrated healthcare system, collaborating with primary care Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACTs), specialty care, and other medical and associated health providers and trainees.

The residencies provide advanced clinical training in complex case management, allowing recent graduates to increase their scope and depth of clinical knowledge, experience, and acumen. Residents are mentored by senior VA chiropractors who are national leaders in integrated chiropractic practice. These clinicians share their expertise in patient care, academics and research to provide a robust educational experience.

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The SCU Spine Care Residency:

The application period for the SCU Spine Care Residency is now open. The training period will begin June 2017.

This two year, fulltime Residency is designed to produce a highly skilled, first-contact and continuing care Primary Spine Practitioner (PSP) specifically trained to diagnose and manage the majority of patients with spine-related disorders using evidence-based methods. The program emphasizes advanced clinical training and experience in interdisciplinary settings on a foundation of relevant academic courses, self-directed research, publication and teaching. The program develops PSPs who act as clinicians, consultants, researchers and scholars capable of participating with and able to lead a multidisciplinary, integrative health care team. Those who complete the two year residency are eligible to sit for the Diplomate examination offered by the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists. Residents are selected on a competitive basis and openings are limited. The resident receives an annual stipend and health benefits.

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