The Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provides a three-year (PGY2-4) residency program with extensive training in the evidence-based diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disabilities. Our goal is to train leaders in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. We hope you will find our program exciting, fulfilling and career-enhancing.
Important Dates for 2023 Residency Applicants
We have 8 positions for highly motivated and enthusiastic trainees in our residency program. Below are some important dates for those who applied.
Application reviews begin. We do factor in preference signals in our interview decision.
The last day when we send interview invitations (we have about 80 interview spots).
Virtual interviews begin.
Residents receive a broad inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation experience, comprehensive didactics and opportunities for research.
Meet Our Residents
Our diverse group of residents includes physicians from all over the U.S., as well as other countries, representing a variety of backgrounds.
How to Apply
The program has eight PGY2 positions each year. Candidates should apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) in the fall.
Why Choose Our Residency
- We introduce residents to research techniques and current literature to instill lifelong learning patterns that enable them to make outstanding contributions to the field.
- Our residents get to work with an exceptionally diverse patient population -- both diagnostically and culturally.
- The program offers experience in inpatient and outpatient physiatry and many opportunities to develop scholarship in research, teaching and patient care.
- The program features a robust didactic curriculum with emphasis on interactive learning.
- Service obligations for residents are minimized with mid-level providers (NP or PA) assigned to each inpatient unit to assist with patient care responsibilities.
- Residents have access to all employee benefits, resources and perks.
Johns Hopkins Residency and Fellowship Programs Win the 2023 ACGME Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award
The Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award is a national award that recognizes efforts to achieve diversity, equity, and inclusion in graduate medical education.
We train our residents to become future leaders in the field. The program provides a wide variety of experiences in inpatient and outpatient clinical physiatry as well as many opportunities for research, teaching, community engagement and quality improvement.Tracy Friedlander, M.D., Residency Program Director
CLASS OF 2027 Congratulations to Our Newly Matched Residents
- Alejandra Cardenas Rojas, Universidad de San Martin de Porres Facultad de Medicina Humana.
- Jordon Erdfrocht, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Tanya Juneja, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Alan and Marlene Norton College of Medicine
- Ahmed Khawer, Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Elliot Sadik, Georgetown University School of Medicine
- Michael Suarez, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Samantha Wu, Boston University School of Medicine
- Annie Yang, University of Maryland School of Medicine
- The Johns Hopkins Hospital
- Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
- Kennedy Krieger Institute: outpatient spinal cord injury and pediatric rehabilitation
- University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute
- Outpatient clinics that are part of the Johns Hopkins Rehabilitation Network
Life at Johns Hopkins
Please contact us with any questions about the application process or about the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins:
For more information, please see our Residency Program Brochure (pdf).
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