The fellowship and residency programs at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Pittsburgh attract talent from across the country.
These programs span multiple disciplines and specialty areas, including:
At UPMC, our fellowship and residency programs provide a rare opportunity to study and apply the practice of physical medicine and rehabilitation alongside top-ranking doctors and specialists.
UPMC offers Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited fellowships to physiatrists finished with a physical medicine and residency program. Applicants must also complete or be eligible for board certification when applying to the fellowship program.
Prospective fellows are encouraged to apply to the four areas of study including: physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury medicine, brain injury medicine, and sports medicine.
The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program at UPMC provides aspiring physiatrists the ability to study at one of the top ten programs in the country. Residents learn from department faculty who are leaders in numerous national organizations such as the AAPM&R Resident Physician Council, and publish award-winning papers and presentations.
Future physiatrists gain a comprehensive educational experience, from clinical rotations and mentorships to participation in research studies. Rotations include a variety of settings, such as inpatient, outpatient, EMG, and consult services. Specialty tracks in administrative leadership and research are also available.