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department of physical medicine and rehabilitation

Residency Program

 

Training Sites

Temple University Hospital

Abington Memorial Hospital

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Delaware County Memorial Hospital

MossRehab Hospital

 

Temple University Hospital

 

Temple University Hospital is a major, full-service university hospital with 544 beds, 309 clinical faculty, and 500 residents and fellows in every medical and surgical specialty. There is a 28-bed Acute Rehab Unit. Three highly active consult services, many outpatient clinics and an electrodiagnostic service provide training opportunities. Conferences, journal clubs, and other formats are used for educational purposes. Clinical research projects, directed by physiatrists and two individuals with doctoral degrees in psychology and exercise physiology, provide additional learning opportunities.

 

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Abington Memorial Hospital

 

Abington Memorial Hospital is a 508-bed community teaching hospital. Rehabilitation Medicine, a division within the Department of Medicine, provides a broad spectrum of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services and electrodiagnosis. Abington Memorial Hospital has the only accredited Level II Trauma Center in Montgomery County.

 

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Albert Einstein Medical Center

 

Albert Einstein Medical Center is a university-affiliated 619-bed tertiary care hospital with a large acute-care rehabilitation consultation service. The Temple program cooperates with Albert Einstein Medical Center in the Combined Pediatric and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program.

 

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is one of the leading pediatric hospitals and research facilities in the world. CHOP has been ranked as the best children's hospital in the United States by U.S. News & Report and Parents Magazine in recent years. As of 2008, it was ranked #1 in the nation for pediatrics. The 18-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit provides intensive rehabilitation services to patients with various disabilities including brain and spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal disease, chronic pain and other forms of chronic illness directed by certified pediatric physiatrists. The Outpatient Rehabilitation Service provides ongoing care to children with focused clinical problems such as cerebral palsy, musculoskeletal disease and spasticity, which is part of the Musculoskeletal Center. Outpatient and specialty pediatric clinics provide a wide array of training experiences.

 

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Delaware County Memorial Hospital

 

Delaware County Memorial Hospital is a 303-bed suburban community teaching hospital with a 20-bed Rehabilitation Unit and opportunities for outpatient consultation.

 

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MossRehab Hospital

 

MossRehab Hospital is a 152-bed specialty hospital dedicated to physical rehabilitation. Services and clinical rotations are arranged according to diagnostic categories: stroke and neurological diseases rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, orthopedic trauma and arthritis rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and spinal cord injury and spinal disorders rehabilitation. Numerous opportunities exist for participation in outpatient services at the Hospital, including an Adult Spina Bifida Program, or at satellite outpatient physical medicine centers. MossRehab also sponsors elective rotations in the Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory and Motor Control Analysis Laboratory. The Research Institute offers a yearly Research Methodology course and participates in research education for all residents throughout the academic year.

 

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