PMR Residency Program

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. PGY-1 year is split into 13 4-week blocks.

  • Medicine Wards (16 weeks total)
  • Neurology (4 weeks)
  • Emergency Room (4 weeks)
  • Family Medicine/Ambulatory Care (4 weeks)
  • Infectious Diseases (4 weeks)
  • Rheumatology (4 weeks)
  • Neuroradiology (4 weeks)
  • Orthopedic Surgery (4 weeks)
  • SCI-B Ventilator Unit (4 weeks)
  • Introduction to PM&R Residency (4 weeks; last month of PGY-1 year)

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 (1 month)
  • Musculoskeletal Injection Clinic (1 month)
  • Palliative Care (1 month) – Moffitt Cancer Center

PGY-3

James A. Haley VA Hospital (JAHVAH), Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC) and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).

  • TGH Inpatient (2 months)
  • TGH Consults (1 month)
  • TGH Pediatric Rehabilitation (1 month)
  • MCC Neurosurgery (1 month)
  • MCC Interventional Pain (2 months)
  • Private Practice Pain (1 month)
  • JAHVAH TBI (1 month)
  • JAHVAH EMG/NCS (1 month)
  • JAHVAH Musculoskeletal Injection Clinic (2 months)

PGY-4

James A. Haley VA Hospital (JAHVAH), Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC) and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).

  • TGH Consults (1 month)
  • TGH Outpatient Clinics (2 months)
  • TGH Pediatric Rehabilitation (1 month)
  • MCC Interventional Pain (1 month)
  • Private Practice Pain (1 month)
  • JAHVAH General Rehabilitation (1 month)
  • JAHVAH EMG/NCS (1 month)
  • JAHVAH Outpatient Clinics/Consults Rotation (3 months) – includes inpatient consults, amputee, pain, cardiac rehabilitation
  • JAHVAH Musculoskeletal Injection Clinic (1 month)
  • Quality Improvement (2 weeks of a TGH Outpatient clinic month)