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The clinical sites of NYU’s residency program in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation provide a breadth and depth of experience unlike anywhere else in the world. The Rusk Institute has been voted the best rehabilitation hospital in New York and among the top ten in the country since 1989, with a tradition of excellence since it was founded by Dr.Howard A. Rusk, the “Father of Rehabilitation Medicine.” NYU’s Hospital for Joint Diseases is in the top 10 Orthopedic Hospitals nationwide; it is a specialty hospital where Rehab residents work closely with Orthopedists, Rheumatologists, and Neurosurgeons in a dynamic interdiscliplinary environment. Bellevue Hospital is the oldest public hospital in the United States, and its Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a primary referral center for the New York public hospital system. The Manhattan & Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Medical Centers provides residents with outstanding outpatient, electromyography, and prosthetic training while caring for those who served in the U.S. armed forces. At NYU, PM&R residents receive a foundation of training that prepares them for any area within the diverse field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, from Pediatrics to Geriatrics, Spinal Cord Injury to Traumatic Brain Injury, Musculoskeletal Medicine to Neuromuscular Disease, and Pain Management.