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How to Apply

Learn more about the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency Program and apply today.

Call us at: 704-355-4406

Welcome to the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), located in Carolinas Rehabilitation and adjacent to Carolinas Medical Center. Carolinas Rehabilitation is a 192-bed CARF accredited acute rehabilitation facility that provides inpatient care at four locations. It also includes many outpatient facilities throughout the Charlotte region.

The residency is a combined categorical and advanced Match program that is fully accredited – at the maximum cycle length of five years – since the inception of the program by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The program provides comprehensive training and experience in all subspecialties of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Our program is located in Charlotte, NC, a beautiful, vibrant city in the Southeast with a young population that leads an active lifestyle.

Residency highlights:

  • Education consists of didactic lectures and conferences, as well as rotation in all sub-specialized area of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
  • Faculty lead all didactics lectures.
  • Residents lead a weekly PM&R conference, providing opportunities to present and defend ideas and gain skills as a teacher.
  • Residents rotate through a variety of sub-specialized rotations, including:
    • Cancer rehabilitation
    • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
    • Musculoskeletal medicine
    • Stroke
    • Orthopaedic and amputation
    • Pain
    • Palliative care and hospice
    • Pediatric rehabilitation
    • Rheumatology
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Sports medicine
    • Traumatic brain injury
  • Training also incorporates a curriculum in quality medicine.
  • Greater than 2:1 faculty-to-resident ratio.
  • Over the last five years, 95% percent of residents have passed their written boards and 95 percent passed their oral boards on the first try – numbers that significantly surpass the national average.
  • Experiential training with a Simulation Center and a surgical skills laboratory.

We appreciate your interest in our residency program and look forward to receiving your application. Please contact us at 704-355-4406 or email the Residency Coordinator with questions.