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Temple Physical Medicine Residency

Temple Physical Medicine Residency

The Temple University Hospital Resident Training Program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a three-year program designed to equal or exceed the basic requirements for training in the specialty of Physiatry as established by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education.

The program, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017, has graduated over 400 doctors representing 11 medical schools. Alumni include 11 past presidents of AAPM&R and seven past presidents of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. At least 18 alumni have gone on to serve as academic chairs, program directors and fellowship directors. Together they have spread the influence of MossRehab throughout the world, including the Philippines, South Korea, Japan, Pakistan, Thailand, Italy, Iran, Turkey China, Spain, Brazil, Chile and Canada. 

Full-time and volunteer members of Temple University School of Medicine faculty contribute their knowledge and experience in patient care, teaching, and research along with clinicians from MossRehab. Residents actively participate in lectures, grand rounds, seminars, journal clubs, conferences, clinical care, and research projects.

The Training Program includes 50 full-time and volunteer physiatrists, 8 individuals with PhD or ED degrees, and 32 residents. The teaching facilities include Temple University Hospital, MossRehab, a pediatric institute and hospital, and two teaching community hospitals. There are unique opportunities for medical rehabilitation research and a large number of educational offerings occur throughout the years.

To learn more about the Temple Resident Training program and to apply, click here

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