The Baylor College of Medicine Orthotics and Prosthetics Program is the only academic program in the nation in which the dual clinical residency requirements are included. Program graduates are eligible to sit for both Orthotics and Prosthetics board certification exams upon completion of their M.S. degree.
"When people ask me about the OP program the first word that comes to mind is family. The professors are always there to help you. You are with your fellow students 40 hours a week and then hang out after classes. Now in residency, my classmates are the people I talk to the most." - Edward Krische, O & P Student
Why Train in the O & P Program at Baylor?
Receive a progressive, evidence-based education
Train with interdisciplinary teams, including students and faculty from Baylor's renowned School of Medicine and the other programs of the School of Health Professions
Benefit from educational programming and inter-institutional collaborations in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical center
Experience a diversified and high volume patient care residency with over 100 National Clinical Affiliates.
Access academic and support services as well as the research resources from Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest biomedical research enterprises in the nation.
Live in Houston, the most diverse large metropolitan area in the United States You will be living in a vibrant city with plenty of options to explore your interests.
"When I started at BCM, I was surprised at how close-knit the class was and how close you become to the faculty. It's a group that wants to see you be your best. They will challenge you along the way, but also provide the support you need to get everything you want out of the program." - Erica Ling, O & P Student