Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency

Residents in the PMR program
Residents
Our residency program has an educational focus, and our resident class averages six individuals per year. This size allows for faculty and residents to get to know one another. Our Residents
Faculty
Faculty
We are a teaching hospital of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where our faculty members hold academic appointments.  Our Faculty
Curriculum
Curriculum
The residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation offers a graded increase in responsibility coupled with close supervision by our faculty. Curriculum
Research in the PMR program
Research
Residents participate in scholarly activity, including research or a presentation at a regional or national meeting, or publication of a book chapter.  Research
Residents in the PMR program
Residents
Our residency program has an educational focus, and our resident class averages six individuals per year. This size allows for faculty and residents to get to know one another. Our Residents
Faculty
Faculty
We are a teaching hospital of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where our faculty members hold academic appointments.  Our Faculty
Curriculum
Curriculum
The residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation offers a graded increase in responsibility coupled with close supervision by our faculty. Curriculum
Research in the PMR program
Research
Residents participate in scholarly activity, including research or a presentation at a regional or national meeting, or publication of a book chapter.  Research

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency

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Voted #12 out of 50 top teaching hospitals in the US, ranked by Washington Monthly Magazine


We are pleased to welcome you to the MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute and the Department of PM&R at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. 

Established in 1958, the CWRU/MetroHealth residency program is one of the oldest PM&R training programs in the nation, with current accreditation by the Accreditation Committee on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) through 2022. 

Our graduates consistently perform well on the ABPMR Board Certification Exams (100% pass rate for Part I on a 5-year rolling cycle), and have been consistently successful in securing fellowship positions or finding practice opportunities in both private and academic settings.

  • MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute Ranks Top in Ohio and #24 in U.S. by U.S. News and World ReportMetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute Ranks Top in Ohio and #24 in U.S. by U.S. News and World Report 
  • The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute was designated as one of Newsweek’s Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers of 2020
  • Dynamic 21-resident training program 
  • Full-time MetroHealth faculty of more than 25 Board-certified Physiatrists and rehabilitation Psychologists 
  • Free-standing Rehabilitation Institute at the MetroHealth Old Brooklyn Healthcare Campus
  • Features 67 inpatient rehabilitation beds on three specialized floors for spinal cord injury and trauma, brain injury and stroke
  • As the primary certified Level One Trauma and Burn Center for all Northeastern Ohio, MetroHealth Medical Center treats a large number and variety of trauma cases
  • The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute is designated as a Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Model System, in recognition of our state-of-the-art spinal cord injury care and cutting-edge clinical research
  • Outpatient clinics focus on musculoskeletal/sports, pain, amputee management, lymphedema, concussion, electrodiagnosis, spasticity management, as well as ultrasound-guided injections and interventional spine procedures 
  • Residents also rotate at the Cleveland Clinic for musculoskeletal/sports medicine and consults, the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation for inpatient and outpatient pediatric rehab, and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC for inpatient care, outpatient clinics and electrodiagnosis (all within a 20 minute drive)
  • Sponsor of a Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship for the past 10 years and Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship for the past two years, and the Pain Medicine Fellowship.  

We thank you for your interest in the MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute and the Department of PM&R Training Program.

Sincerely,

Jared Placeway, DOJared Placeway, DO
Residency Program Director
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

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