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Temple University Hospital

Temple University Hospital is a major, full-service university hospital with 879 beds, 309 clinical faculty, and 690 residents and fellows in every medical and surgical specialty. There is a highly active consult service, many outpatient clinics and a musculoskeletal, electrodiagnostic, and hemodenervation service which provide residents with a wide variety of training opportunities. Conferences, journal clubs, and other formats are used for educational purposes. Clinical research projects, directed by physiatrists and two individuals with doctoral degrees in psychology and exercise physiology, provide additional learning opportunities.

Abington Jefferson Health

Abington Memorial Hospital is a 508-bed community teaching hospital. Rehabilitation Medicine, a division within the Department of Medicine, provides a broad spectrum of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Abington Memorial Hospital has the only accredited Level II Trauma Center in Montgomery County.

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Albert Einstein Medical Center is a university-affiliated 619-bed tertiary care hospital with a large acute-care rehabilitation consultation service. 

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is one of the leading pediatric hospitals and research facilities in the world. CHOP has been ranked as the best children's hospital in the United States by U.S. News & Report and Parents Magazine in recent years. The 18-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit provides intensive rehabilitation services to patients with various disabilities including brain and spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal disease, chronic pain and other forms of chronic illness directed by certified pediatric physiatrists. The Outpatient Rehabilitation Service provides ongoing care to children with focused clinical problems such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, musculoskeletal disease and spasticity, which is part of the Musculoskeletal Center. Outpatient and specialty pediatric clinics provide a wide array of training experiences.

MossRehab Hospital

MossRehab Hospital is a 152-bed specialty hospital dedicated to physical rehabilitation. Services and clinical rotations are arranged according to diagnostic categories: stroke and neurological diseases rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, orthopedic trauma and arthritis rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and spinal cord injury and spinal disorders rehabilitation. Numerous opportunities exist for participation in outpatient services at the Hospital or at satellite outpatient physical medicine centers. MossRehab also sponsors elective rotations in the Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory and Motor Control Analysis Laboratory. The Research Institute offers a yearly Research Methodology course and participates in research education for all residents throughout the academic year.