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Program Overview

Samaritan Athletic Medicine is home to the only Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program in Oregon. Our state-of-the-art rehabilitation, sports performance, and athletics facilities allow our staff and resident to serve Oregon State University and recreational athletes alike.

Our program is accredited through the American Board of Physical Therapy - Residency & Fellowship Education and has a 100% resident graduation rate.

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Mentoring & Leadership 

Samaritan Athletic Medicine’s Sports Physical Therapy Residency program is one of the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. As a resident, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our expert faculty and benefit from their depth and breadth of specialty experience. Frequent collaboration with Oregon State Athletics is a cornerstone of our program. 
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Preparing for Specialization

Our intensive 14-month residency program is targeted to train high-quality residents and prepare them for success on the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties examination in Sports Physical Therapy. Our program graduates have a 100% Sports Physical Therapy Board Certification pass rate.

Clinical mentoring takes place at Samaritan Athletic Medicine and Oregon State University’s athletic training facilities. 

Didactic material is comprised of comprehensive materials, labs, one-on-one mentoring, and presentations from the program’s highly trained faculty and sports medicine team.

Our Current Residents

Quinn Garner, DPT, and Shanon Williams, DPT, are currently completing post-doctorate training as sports physical therapist residents to enhance their sports medicine skills and treatment.

Both see patients at Samaritan Athletic Medicine Center in Corvallis.

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Quinn Garner, DPT

A central California coast native, Quinn obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Having played Division 1 football at Utah State University, Quinn has personal experience as a sports medicine patient after returning to play following various orthopedic injuries.




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Shanon Williams, DPT

Born and raised in Big Sky country, Shanon received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in his home state from the University of Montana.

He is dedicated to the integration of sports medicine, sports science and sports performance in the care of athletes and anyone with movement-related goals.