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Applicant Information for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program

When applying, please understand that you are applying for a four (4) year program. We currently offer two (2) positions per Academic Year.

Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) from September 1st through December 1st.

Please apply at


  1. USMLE – Passing scores with no more than 1 attempt
  2. Letters of Recommendation – when applying, please provide three (3) letters of recommendation. We like to see at least one (1) letter from a physiatrist and at least one (1) letter current within the past year.

Foreign Medical Graduates

  • We only sponsor J1 Visas
  • Four (4) weeks of U.S. clinical experience is required
  • Applicants must have an ECFMG certificate.


Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Interviews usually take place between November and January. Applicants that are granted an interview are then ranked and selected through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)

For more information or questions, please contact:

Laura Manore
PMR/SCI Residency Coordinator
James A Haley Veterans Hospital
Division of PMR, VAH 117
13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33612
Office:  813-972-7688
Fax:  813-978-5852