Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R)
UW Medical Center
Welcome to the University of Washington Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency website. The University of Washington Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation training program is among the top residency programs in the United States, and the Department is consistently ranked in the top four by US News & World Report.
Some of the residency program's strengths include:
- A large patient population and multiple training sites to see Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation practiced in a variety of settings.
- Our Chairman, Dr. Peter Esselman, is a strong leader and is committed to resident education.
- Our program director, Dr. Terry Massagli, is a highly respected physician and educator. Dr. Massagli serves as chair for both the Board of Directors for the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Residency Review Committee for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Education (ACGME). In 2005, she received the prestigious Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the ACGME. In 2007, she received the Outstanding Service Award from the Association of Academic Physiatrists.
- The University of Washington faculty includes some of the top physiatrists in the country. They are a diverse group with cutting edge expertise and provide excellent teaching and supervision to the next generation of physiatrists.
- Each resident is assigned a faculty advisor to assist them with career guidance, feedback, and mentoring
- The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine has a strong presence in the University of Washingon Medical Center (UWMC) and the Graduate Medical Education (GME) office. Lawrence Robinson, MD is a professor in our department, and also the Vice Dean of Clinical Affairs and Graduate Medical Education.
- Some of the best and brightest residents in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Our residents have diverse backgrounds from allopathic and osteopathic schools and some with prior training in other fields including Internal Medicine and Surgery.
To learn more about the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency program, please explore the links below: