Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Penn’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department offers extracurricular educational opportunities across the Philadelphia region.

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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