Curriculum and Responsibilities

Rotations & Responsibilities

PGY-1: James A. Haley VA Hospital – All rotations meet the requirements for the medical and osteopathic internship, necessary for ABPMR (American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) certification.  

  • Medicine Wards (6 months) 
  • Neurology (1 month) 
  • ER (1 month) 
  • Geriatrics (1 month) 
  • Infectious Diseases (1 month) 
  • Rheumatology (1 month) 
  • Neuro-Radiology (1 month) 
  • Orthopedic Surgery (1 month)    

PGY-2: James A. Haley VA Hospital and Moffitt Cancer Center. Nine (9) months of inpatient rehabilitation at the VA.   

  • General rehabilitation (3 months) 
  • Traumatic brain injury (3 months) – includes outpatient TBI and spasticity clinics. 
  • Spinal cord injury (3 months) 
  • EMG/NCS (2 months) 
  • Interventional pain (1 month) – Moffitt Cancer Center    

PGY-3: James A. Haley VA Hospital (JAHVH), Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC) and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).  

  • TGH Inpatient or Consults (3 months) 
  • TGH Pediatric rehabilitation (1 month) – private practice. 
  • MCC Spine and Research (2 months) 
  • MCC Interventional pain (2 months) 
  • JAHVH TBI (1 month) 
  • JAHVH EMG/NCS (1 month) 
  • JAHVH Outpatient clinics (1 month) – includes amputee, prosthetics & orthotics clinics.
  • USF/Morsani Sports medicine (1 month) – outpatient. 

PGY-4: James A. Haley VA Hospital (JAHVH), Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC) and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).  

  • TGH Inpatient or Consults (1 month) 
  • TGH Outpatient clinics (2 months) – private practice. 
  • TGH Pediatric rehabilitation (1 month) – private practice. 
  • MCC Interventional pain (1 month) 
  • JAHVH General rehabilitation (1 month) 
  • JAHVH EMG/NCS (1 month) 
  • JAHVH Outpatient clinics (3 months) 
  • USF/Morsani Sports medicine (1 month) – outpatient. 
  • Elective/Research (1 month) 

Call Coverage

Call for physical medicine and rehabilitation start at the PGY-2 level and are from home on weeknights and weekends covering the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation units.  Weekend Call includes patient rounds, including daily notes, covering the Rehabilitation Units and Spinal Cord Injury Acute Rehabilitation Unit at the James A Haley VA Hospital.