Program Director’s Welcome for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident Applicants

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Welcome to University of Florida Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Training Program.  This is a three- year ACGME-accredited program proudly offered as part of out mission to make life better through improved function.

We are a community of health care professionals who are committed to develop, nurture, and train tomorrow’s clinical and academic leaders, and empower them to become the standard bearers for future generations of physiatrists.

You will be part of this department’s steady and fast-paced growth within the UF Health system.   Inpatient rotations are done at the UF Health Rehabilitation hospital, a 60-bed CARF and JCAHO facility, operated jointly with Select Medical. This provides our trainees broad and strong experiences in TBI, SCI, Neurologic, Orthopedic, Amputee Rehabilitation and medically complex conditions related to transplants, burns, and post-COVID recovery.   Our running medicine program, now in its 13th year, is nationally and internationally recognized for advancing the performance, health and safety of runners with all body styles, ages and experience levels.   We are continuing to pursue excellence in musculoskeletal and sports medicine by developing a throwers clinic. We have a state-of-the art facility, the UF Sports Performance Center, where our trainees can learn gait and motion analysis, body composition measurement and metabolic testing for a diverse group of persons, ranging from athletes of levels, persons who want to pursue an active lifestyle, persons recovering from injury or disease.   You will learn from a gifted faculty with a diverse range of experiences and expertise in neurorehabilitation, interventional pain management, pediatric rehabilitation, oncologic rehabilitation, electrodiagnosis, and integrative medicine.   We harness the potential of this rich clinical and educational environment by promoting research and scholarly activity, led by nationally-funded research faculty in the areas of exercise as medicine and pain science.

We value the health and wellbeing of our trainees, recognizing that their ability to care for our patients with compassion and excellence comes from their own wholeness.  We model care for each other, our patients, and ourselves.

Find out more about us through this website, questions, a visit or a rotation.  We are excited to have physicians who share our values and mission!