The Penn Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine offers extensive and varied training environments and resources at the following facilities:
Penn Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine
The Penn Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (PIRM) at Penn Medicine Rittenhouse is a licensed unit of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, with 58 inpatient rehabilitation beds managed by Good Shepherd Penn Partners. The rehabilitation program and services bring together the clinical expertise of Penn Medicine combined with a century's worth of compassionate, focused rehabilitation care from the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.
University of Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania is an Ivy League research university founded in 1740. Penn is consistently included among the top five research universities in the United States with enrollment of about 21,000 students in 12 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. Penn is particularly well known for its medical school.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is world-renowned for its clinical and research excellence, forging the way for newer and better ways to diagnose and treat illnesses and disorders. The world-class faculty and staff of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are dedicated to superior patient care, education and research for a better, healthier future. Their significant and groundbreaking contributions to medicine are recognized both nationally and internationally. The supportive and collaborative environment encourages physicians and staff to keep reaching ahead to find new ways to improve patient care.
Pennsylvania Hospital is located in Center City. It was founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Bond and is the first hospital in the United States. It is also home to the first surgical amphitheatre and first medical library in America. Pennsylvania Hospital continues to be an innovator in patient care, treatment techniques and medical research.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is located in University City. The hospital offers patients leading-edge medical programs in several specialty areas, including cardiology, cancer, family medicine, internal medicine, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, radiology, and surgery. Penn Presbyterian is also a regional leader in performing minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery.
Penn Medicine University City
Penn Medicine University City is an advanced treatment and outpatient facility that brings a multitude of specialties together, all under one roof. Located at 38th and Market Streets, Penn Medicine University City includes 200,000 square feet of exam rooms, outpatient operating rooms for same-day surgeries, as well as an outpatient radiology center.
This facility is also home to the Penn Musculoskeletal Center, merging specialists from orthopaedics, rheumatology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, internal medicine, pain medicine and radiology — the first of its kind in Philadelphia.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is one of the largest and oldest children's hospitals in the world. CHOP has been ranked as one of the best children's hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and Parents Magazine. CHOP has 516 beds, and each year the hospital admits more than 28,000 children and more than 1,167,000 are seen in the emergency and outpatient departments. Children's Seashore House was founded as a place for children to receive rehabilitation treatment. It currently provides inpatient and outpatient care for children with developmental disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Abramson Cancer Center
The Abramson Cancer Center is a world leader in cancer research, patient care, and education. The pre-eminent position of the Cancer Center is reflected in its continuous designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute since 1973, one of 41 such Centers in the United States. The Cancer Center offers subspecialty cancer care not usually available at most community hospitals, as well as vast research and technological resources. The Abramson Cancer Center is dedicated to innovative and compassionate cancer care. The clinical program, comprised of a dedicated staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, physical therapists, nutritionists and patient care coordinators, currently sees over 90,000 outpatient visits, over 11,800 inpatient discharges, and provides over 37,000 chemotherapy treatments, and more than 66,000 radiation treatments.
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
The Philadelphia VA Medical Center provides healthcare to Veterans living in America's fifth-largest metropolitan area, including the city of Philadelphia and six surrounding counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. The facility is staffed by approximately 2,000 employees and supports 145 acute care beds and a 135-bed Community Living Center. The Philadelphia VA Medical Center offers comprehensive surgical, medical and psychiatric care, alcohol and drug dependence treatment, and rehabilitative care.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital
Established in 1967, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital-Allentown is a 74-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital has a national reputation for rehabilitation excellence, and continues to be a leader in the provision of physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapy. Residents are provided individual housing when rotating at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital.
Weightman Hall Sports Medicine Center
Specialized center dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries for athletes of all levels. This facility houses a multidisciplinary team of sports medicine specialists in orthopaedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and primary care working together to provide cutting edge surgical and medical care to athletes and the active patient. Weightman Hall also houses on-site outpatient rehabilitation provided by a team of physical therapists dedicated to athletic rehabilitation.
Penn Medicine Radnor
Penn Medicine Radnor utilizes an integrated model of patient care. This multi-specialty facility has shared practice space, which enhances communication between primary and specialty physicians in over 40 services.