Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Penn Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation offers informal educational opportunities and city-wide training courses for residents.

Philadelphia City-wide Training Courses

Penn PM&R residents benefit from shared learning experiences with our counterparts across Philadelphia. Yearly courses include:

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Penn Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (PIRM)
  • Prosthetics: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Functional Anatomy (including cadaver lab): Temple University School of Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine:  Jefferson Medical College
  • Gait/Orthotics: MossRehab

Informal Departmental Educational Opportunities

Throughout the year the Penn PM&R department provides after hours hands on sessions led by faculty and senior residents. Common sessions include:

  • Evening hands on sessions for introduction to electrodiagnostic studies
  • Evening and weekend hands on sessions with musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Evening hands on sessions with spine models for fluoroscopically guided procedures

Sports Medicine Coverage Opportunities

Penn PM&R residents have access to a variety of sports medicine coverage events throughout the Philadelphia area. Popular events include:

  • University of Pennsylvania Athletics (Division I)
  • Penn Relays
  • Philadelphia Marathon
  • Philadelphia Triathlon
  • Philadelphia Broad St. Run
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