During the PGY-1, residents will rotate through various specialty areas that impact and overlap with Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. As part of those rotations, the resident will participate in the didactic and clinical curriculum for that specialty area. These rotations will be done at Reading Hospital, an over-700-bed, Level-1 Trauma center with the busiest emergency department in Pennsylvania. PGY-1 residents will participate in rotations like Internal Medicine, Trauma, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Palliative Care, Research, and more.


Rotation Duration
Inpatient Rehab Stroke 2 months
Inpatient Rehab Amputee 2 months
Inpatient Rehab Spinal Cord Injury 2 months
Inpatient Rehab Trauma/Complex Medicine 2 months
Outpatient Rehabilitation 4 months


Rotation Duration
Inpatient Brain Injury 3 months
Pain Management 1 month
Sports Medicine 1 month
EMG 2 months
Outpatient Rehab 1 month
Neurology/Movement Disorders 1 month
Inpatient Consults 2 months
Elective 1 month


Rotation Duration
Elective 1 month
Inpatient Senior 2 months
Inpatient Consults 1 month
EMG 3 months
Inpatient Pediatrics 2 months
Outpatient Rehab 3 months