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PGY-2 Schedule

The academic year begins in July and is comprised of six blocks each lasting two months.

Below is a sample of a typical PGY-2 schedule.

Month Rotation Location
Jul/Aug Inpatient Jefferson
Sep/Oct Consults Jefferson
Nov/Dec Outpatients Jefferson
Jan/Feb Inpatient Magee
Mar/Apr Inpatient Bryn Mawr
May/Jun Inpatient Magee

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Inpatients (General Rehabilitation)

The resident helps lead the rehabilitation team in the management of postacute medical and surgical illnesses. The program emphasizes the attainment of skills to manage stroke, neuromuscular disease, cardiopulmonary disease, musculoskeletal problems and orthopedic/neurosurgical/vascular surgical cases.


The consult service addresses the rehabilitation needs of inpatients at TJUH. Patient populations typically observed during this rotation include: cardiopulmonary, oncologic, and immunosuppressive (HIV and Bone Marrow transplant).


The outpatient rotation evaluates outpatients in various physical medicine and rehabilitation settings with a schedule that varies on a daily basis. Among the disciplines included are electrodiagnosis, spinal cord injury, spasticity, industrial rehab/work fitness/work hardening program, musculoskeletal medicine, chronic pain, worker's compensation, neuromuscular medicine, and arthritis.

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

Inpatients (Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke)

The inpatient rotations involve rehabilitative care of patients after their acute hospitalization. Patients with neuromuscular disease, stroke, cardiopulmonary disease, and spinal cord injury are frequently encountered.

Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital

Brain Injury

In this rotation, inpatients and outpatients with brain injury are evaluated. Inpatient responsibilities include managing the various stages of recovery from traumatic brain injury and stroke. Outpatient responsibilities include spending time in follow-up clinics as well as specialty clinical focused on spasticity, electrodiagnosis, and urodynamics.

Dr. Melvin

John Melvin, MD, MMSc
Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Dr. Marino

Ralph Marino, MD
Director, PM&R Residency

Michael Mallow, MD
Associate Program Director

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitaion
Patricia Williams
Education Coordinator
25 S. Ninth Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107
(215) 955-7446

We participated in the National Residency Match Program and utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

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