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Meet Our Resident Physicians
Johns Hopkins physical medicine and rehabilitation residents have many opportunities to engage in academic study and leading research. Our residents boast a proud history of publishing research in well-recognized journals and texts, and, with the support of our faculty mentors, have presented their work at international and national conferences. Read more about our residency program.
2019-2020 Chief Residents
Margaret Kott, M.D.
Professional Interests: General rehabilitation, sports medicine, cancer rehabilitation, pain medicine, palliative care
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: Our residency has supportive, approachable leadership in the form of Dr. Mayer and Dr. Friedlander, attending physicians with diverse interests (ranging from transplant rehabilitation to myositis) who are passionate about what they do, and a uniquely diverse patient population. Thanks to the Hopkins reputation, we have the opportunity to care for both Baltimore natives and international patients from all over the world, for both common and extremely rare pathologies, and for people from a wide range of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
Amira Noles, M.D.
Professional Interests: Neurorehabilitation, complex medical rehabilitation, SCI, pediatric rehabilitation, transplant rehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation
Why I chose Johns Hopkins: I wanted to be at the forefront of research and advancement in the field of PM&R. I knew that Johns Hopkins would allow me to participate in new and exciting innovative research and advancements in the field while attending residency.
Residents By Graduation Year
- Resident class of 2021
- Resident class of 2020
- Resident class of 2019
- Resident class of 2018
- Resident class of 2017
Patients come from all over the world just to be seen at Johns Hopkins. This means you have the opportunity to take care of a diverse range of patients with a wide variety of pathologies, both simple and complex, during your training. The program also has a wonderful alumni network and a great track record of residents getting their top choices in jobs and fellowships.
-Teresa Tang, class of 2018
Where Our Residents Come From
In the Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, we welcome residents from all over the world. The map below shows the hometowns of several of our most recent residents. Not included are international locations, such as Ghana, the Philippines and South Korea.
What Our Residents Do After Graduating
Class of 2018
- Pediatric Medicine Fellowship | New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
- Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship | Johns Hopkins/Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD
- Pediatric Medicine Fellowship | Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
- Pain Medicine Fellowship | Stanford University, Stanford, CA
- Pain Medicine Fellowship | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Class of 2017
- Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship | The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
- Pediatric Rehabilitation | Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore
- UCLA Spine Medicine Fellowship | University of California, Los Angeles
- Interventional Spine Fellowship | Stanford University, Stanford, CA
- General Rehabilitation | Missouri
- Outpatient/General Rehabilitation | Florida
Resident Spotlight: Alba Azola, class of 2020
As a Puerto Rico native, Alba Azola couldn’t stay home and do nothing when Hurricane Maria devastated the island. And as a second-year resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Azola had the expertise to help. Read more.
- Charles Odonkor, class of 2017
Biomedical Odyssey Blog
Biomedical Odyssey is a blog dedicated to showcasing the accomplishments and perspectives of Johns Hopkins trainees — the students, postdocs and fellows at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Read it to get the inside look into various residency and other educational programs at Johns Hopkins.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation resident alumnus Charles Odonkor'17 was one of the writers for Biomedical Odyssey. Read his contributions.
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