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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.

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.

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network 

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital is a 74-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit in Allentown, Pennsylvania, that serves patients with complex medical conditions, such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury and other serious injuries or illnesses. Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital has six programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF); CARF accreditation is the gold standard for quality in rehabilitation care. In 2023, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network plans to open a 76-bed, state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.