Role of Residency in AT – 553

Shandra Esparza discusses the Role of Residency in Athletic Training at the 2019 Trinity University Sports Medicine Workshop.

Are you adding depth?

What are residencies?

Same concept as a medical student… an opportunity to dig deeper and learn in a supervised environment.

Furthermore, residencies are a way to add depth to our skill set rather than just learning a little bit about more things.

Why do we need them?

To continue to keep ATs relevant we have to change with the population needs.
If we want to get out of the Athletics Model we must be willing to change our educational paths

Where will they lead us?

Into new practice settings

New skill sets

New Job Opportunities

, residency in AT, Trinity University, 2019

Have you been through a residency?

Share your experience with everyone.

I would certainly appreciate you to reaching out to me

We invite you to be a guest on the Sports Medicine Broadcast so that we old timers can know and understand the role of residency in helping shape your career.

A little about Dr. Esparza

  • Texas Lutheran University-Assistant Athletic Training/Instructor
  • Southwestern University-Assistant Athletic Training/Assistant Professor
  • Texas State University-Part-time Instructor
  • Awards and Accomplishments
  • Tenure at the University of the Incarnate Word
  • $980,000 grant award with the U.S. Air Force
  • Athletic Training Education Program Robert “Bobby” Patton Leadership & Guidance in Athletic Training Education Award, University of the Incarnate Word.
  • Southwest Athletic Trainers Association, James Dodson “New Horizon Award” for outstanding service to the profession in the first five years of practice.
  • Athletic Training Alumni of the Year Award, Texas State University at San Marcos

More about residencies

Want to learn even more, then Check out the podcast we did with Forrest Pecha on residency

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