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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency Program

The Rusk Institute offers trainees a three-year path to achieve broad clinical competency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

We are committed to clinical training, emphasizing a well balanced, hands-on experience in physiatry that prepares residents equally well for careers in general physiatry or physiatry subspecialties.

Our Vision Statement

Being the best training program in PM&R in the United States.

Attracting exceptional students by maintaining a strong, solid reputation and aligning the educational program with resident interests.

Providing broad-based training that encompasses all areas of PM&R and reflects trends and direction in the field of physiatry.

Training the PM&R leaders of tomorrow.

Program Overview

The department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine currently offers a 3 year residency program to achieve broad clinical competency in PM&R.

The PM&R residency training program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Residency training at Rusk is a diverse experience in which residents learn about the many different topics that make up the field of PM&R. 

Graduates are fully prepared to enter academic medical practice, community-based practice or fellowship training.