Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program

Tufts Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency program is a three-year Advanced, ACGME-accredited residency. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) physicians preparing to become physiatrists receive exceptionally well-rounded training designed to equip them to enter either academic or clinical practice. We accept three candidates into the program each year through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).



One focus of our program is one-on-one training with experts across various clinical settings, each of which provides unique educational opportunities:

  • Tufts Medical Center 
  • VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital 
  • New England Spine Center 
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Residents gain experience in various core subspecialties through rotations that include:

  • Stroke 
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • General acute inpatient rehabilitation
  • Spasticity management
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Interventional pain
  • General MSK & Ultrasound-guided procedures
  • Sports Medicine, adult and pediatric 
  • Electrodiagnostics
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Amputee medicine
  • Orthotics and prosthetics