- 4-year categorical program (PGY1-PGY4) with a built-in PGY1 year that is designed towards a career in PM&R
- Highly trained and specialized faculty (eg. Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke & Other Neurologic Disorders, Interventional Spine, Musculoskeletal Medicine & Ultrasound-guided procedures, Sports Medicine, Adult & Pediatric Spasticity management, Electrodiagnostics, and Prosthetics/Orthotics/Amputation management)
- Extensive training in diagnostic and interventional procedures including interventional spine procedures, ultrasound guided injections, injections for spasticity management, baclofen pump management, and nerve conduction and needle electromyography (EMG)
- Annual educational allowance for books/question banks
- Memberships to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) and the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
- Five conference days and a conference budget during PGY2, PGY3 and PGY4 to attend educational conferences relevant to PM&R
- Attendance at a national week long Board Review Course for seniors
Research and Didactics
- Fostering and support of research, including a one-month research elective
- Mentorship for residents including an individual faculty advisor and research mentor
- Protected didactic time for 4 hours every Thursday morning
- 18-month rotating curriculum. Yearly review of anatomy and physical exams. Workshops including ultrasound/injection and electrodiagnostics (EMG).
- Generous elective time
- Home call
- Diverse patient population
- Participation in continuity clinics
Focus on Wellness
- Strong focus on resident wellness with ample wellness, team building and social events. The University of Rochester also has an award winning health and wellness program.
- Close-knit program with a family-friendly atmosphere
SCI Health Fair
There are ample opportunities for residents to participate in volunteer activities, including the annual departmental sponsored SCI Health Fair.